Assistant Coach Men’s Water Polo - 17832-1A

Job description

Updated: Apr 26, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:
Department: IA Sports

Job Opening ID: 17832

Reports To: Head Coach

Working Title: Assistant Coach Men’s Water Polo

Department: IA Sports

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 005115

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: varies with sport season

Employee Class: Contract

Position Summary:

The mission of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of California, Irvine is to facilitate and enrich the education and personal growth of its students through their participation in competitive NCAA Division I athletics. Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to the welfare of student-athletes and staff, and advocates an environment that promotes excellence in athletic and academic performance, sportsmanship, diversity, and gender equity. Intercollegiate Athletics also supports the University of California's mission of public service and serves to generate a unifying spirit among students, faculty, staff, and alumni that transcends communities, cultures, and generations. (

Uses complete range of professional athletics concepts and strategies for developing and maintaining all aspects of sports programs. Assumes full management of specific aspects of the sports program. Recruitment of new athletes from outside clubs and high schools.

Compensation Range:

By Agreement

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Must have played and coached water polo.

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with a college-level program.

May need to maintain NCAA certified recruiter status. May need to maintain CPR / AED and First Aid certification.

Strong interpersonal, motivational and team leadership skills to work effectively with athletic participants. Ability to demonstrate creativity, sound judgment and decision-making;, be an effective problem solver and effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Specialized knowledge of the team sport or activity and demonstrated technical expertise in coaching principles. Leadership skills to mentor and develop athletes. Current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the affiliated athletic conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) or National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.


Fluent knowledge of Croatian, Serbian, and Montenegrin languages NCAA collegiate playing experience. USA Water Polo certified referee experience High school Head Coaching experience. Five years coaching youth club water polo experience.

Special Conditions Required:

Must be willing to travel. Must be willing to work nights, weekends per sport season.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 7/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time