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Assistant Women's Swimming Coach/Recruiting Coordinator (Specialist 1A)

University of Connecticut
Storrs Campus

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Search #: 495356
Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Athletics


Responsibilities include: assisting the Head Women’s Swimming Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I women’s swimming program including: recruitment and holistic development of student-athletes; home and away meet preparation and management; assisting with facility operations and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Recruiting Coordinator responsibilities include: work directly with the Head Coach to develop a recruiting plan; organizing official and unofficial visits; prospect evaluations; recruiting database management and general recruiting and social media responsibilities.

Coaching responsibilities include: Assist in the development of an appropriate training plan. Plan, and lead daily workouts in various training group settings. Provide consistent feedback to athletes on technique, strategy and developmental opportunities. Provide feedback during competition.


Bachelor’s degree; previous collegiate coaching experience as a Head or Assistant Coach of a Women’s NCAA swimming program; knowledge of and prior experience recruiting at the national level; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills; and USA Swimming, Lifeguard, CPR/First Aid certifications needed at time of employment.


Prior Division I participation and/or coaching experience; strong recruiting and/or recruiting coordinator experience; successful experience leading a training group through an NCAA cycle; and prior experience of community outreach and/or involvement with University activities.


Commensurate with experience.


Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: Screening of applicants will begin immediately.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 PM Eastern time on July 2, 2021.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Advertised: Jun 11 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jul 02 2021 Eastern Daylight Time


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The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 30,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. A culture of innovation drives this pursuit of knowledge throughout the University’s network of campuses. Connecticut’s commitment to higher education helps UConn attract students who thrive in the most competitive environments, as well as globally renowned faculty members. Our school pride is fueled by a history of success that has made us a standout in Division I athletics. UConn fosters a diverse and vibrant culture that meets the needs and seizes the opportunities of a dynamic global society.

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