Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving CoachDivision:
College of Arts & SciencesDepartment:
Exempt (Overtime exemption status is determined at the time of hire based on the rate of pay)Career/Pay Band:
9 monthFull Time vs Part Time:
Assist head coach with planning, organizing, and directing one of the University-sponsored athletic programs.Typical Duties & Responsibilities:
- Instruct student-athletes individually or in groups in techniques and fundamentals of the respective sport.
- Organize and execute effective team practices and coaching under the direction of the head coach.
- Assist head coach with student-athlete assessment.
- Identify, evaluate, and encourage application and acceptance of student athletes in accordance with University, NCAA, and SAA policies and regulations.
- Assist Aquatics Director in all pool operations (staffing, training, coordinating the cleaning of pool, and chemical balancing on the water).
- Assist in meet administration.
- Participate in speaking engagements for the Sewanee Club and support community initiatives.
- Instruct students in one or more physical education courses.
- Perform collateral departmental duties, as required, such as intramural coordination, event management or coaching a secondary sport.
Performance of the essential duties of this position is dependent upon independent ingenuity and developmental efforts.Budgetary Responsibility:
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or related fieldExperience:
1-3 years coaching experience at high school or collegiate level or experience competing as an athlete at the collegiate levelJob Related Skills:
Knowledge of NCAA rules & regulations
Knowledge of HY-Tek software, and functional knowledge of Excel, Word and Google Documents. Also, knowledge of how to use social media to promote the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs.Licenses/Certification:
Valid Tennessee Driver’s license; NCAA Compliance certificationStudent Contact:
daily; recruiting, conducting campus visits, instructing physical education classes, coachingInternal:
periodic; addressing student athletes’ schedule problems, academic problems, or personal issues; collaborate with Office of Admissions in recruiting efforts.External:
periodic; scheduling events/competitions with other institutionsSupervision Received:
periodic; communicating with parents of student athletes, alumni groups, and media
This position receives general supervision. Broad instructions are provided and the staff member uses judgment and experience to carry out assignments. Completed assignments and finished products are reviewed by supervisor after completion.Positions Directly Supervised:
NonePositions Indirectly Supervised:
Game plans; dealing with matters of a highly sensitive or personal nature regarding student athletesWorking Environment:
Work is performed in office environment with significant amount of time spent either outdoors on playing fields, in pool area, or other athletic facility as specific sport(s) requires.Physical Requirements:
Significant travel required for recruiting and competition.
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, Must be able to walk for extended periods of time, Must be able to climb (many stairs, ladders), Must be able to crawl and or kneel, Must be able to push and/or pull objects, Must be able to use feet for repetitive tasks, Must be able to use hands for repetitive tasks, Must be able to lift between 21-50 pounds (Medium work), Must be able to carry between 21-50 pounds (Medium work)University Information:
The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally ranked residential College of Arts and Sciences and a School of Theology. The University is strongly committed to the values of intellectual inquiry, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and living and serving in community. Situated on 13,000 acres atop Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee is known for its stunning natural beauty while providing easy access to Chattanooga, Nashville, and Huntsville. The University is affiliated with the Episcopal Church and seeks to help employees of all backgrounds and identities flourish.EEO Statement:
The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.Employment Prescreening:
Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreeningNon-Discrimination Statement:
The University of the South stands firmly for the principle that its employees, students, and participants of university-sponsored programs and activities have a right to be free from discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, pregnancy and childbirth, and genetic information. As required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the University does not discriminate on the basis of sex or other protected categories in the educational programs or activities which it operates. This requirement of non-discrimination extends to admission to and employment in those programs or activities. The University is committed to sustaining a community in which the dignity of every individual is respected. Key to this value are efforts to nurture an environment of civility and mutual respect and to foster a culture of reporting concerns so that the University can respond promptly and equitably whenever an incident occurs. All employees, students, and participants of university-sponsored programs and activities have the right to be free from harassment and retaliation.
Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be addressed to:
The University’s Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Sylvia Gray, at:
Woods Lab, 138
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]