Head Mens and Womens Swimming and Diving Coach

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Head Mens and Womens Swimming and Diving Coach
Susquehanna University

About Susquehanna
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.

Position Summary
Job Summary
The Head Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving Coach reports to the Director of Athletics. The primary task is to oversee, organize, recruit and develop successful Swimming & Diving programs in concert with the academic mission of the university. This position will also be responsible to fulfill a secondary administrative duty.
Specific Responsibilities

  • Serve as the head coach of the swimming & diving programs
  • Supervise the Coordinator of Aquatics
  • Provide oversight of all operations and programming in the Natatorium
  • Recruit quality student-athletes for the swimming & diving programs
  • Develop and conduct organized practices
  • Develop a schedule that includes representative and competitive contests
  • Counsel student-athletes in a positive manner
  • Demonstrate good sportsmanship and ethical behavior at all times
  • Adhere to all NCAA and conference rules and bylaws
  • Fulfill a secondary administrative duty as assigned
  • Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as SU community
  • Coordinate fundraising opportunities for the swimming program
  • Develop and maintain sport budget

    Required Qualifications
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Excellent knowledge of swimming and good swimming ability; Patience and good people-skills; Flexibility to meet changing demands; Good organizational skills; Self-motivate, confident, energetic, and enthusiastic individual. Excellent speaking and writing skills.
    Minimum Bachelor's Degree required.
    Must have, or obtain, certification in PA as pesticide applicator (core certification and category 24 - swimming pools).
    Minimum of 3-5 years swim coaching experience, preferably at the college level.
    Physical Demand
    Must have the energy and enthusiasm and mobility to actively coach field sports.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Master's Degree preferred

    For full application instructions and position description, visit: https://jobs.susqu.edu

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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/22/2019
    Application Due: 5/23/2019
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