Western State Colorado University Head Women's Coach

Western State Colorado University is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Head Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach. This is a full-time, twelve-month position with a salary of $31,000.

DUTIES:  Responsibilities include providing leadership, planning, organizing, and administering all aspects of the Swimming & Diving program with emphasis on skill development, training and conditioning, and the maintenance of a strong academic environment. Duties include scheduling, budget management, fundraising, and recruiting highly qualified student-athletes within University and NCAA guidelines. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Degree preferred. Minimum of three years collegiate Swimming & Diving coaching experience preferred. Knowledge of NCAA Division II Swimming & Diving practices and regulations, must become NCAA II recruiting certified, ability to establish good rapport and relationships with players, administrators, staff, alumni and the general public. Must have proven administrative, organizational and recruiting skills. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must apply online at www.western.edu/jobs. Required attachments for online application include letter of application addressed to Garrett Finke, Assistant Athletic Director, along with a current resume and contact information for three professional references, as well as answering any required supplemental questions. Any questions relative to the position can be addressed to Garrett Finke at gfinke@western.edu. 

Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. Application review will begin May 16, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The expected start date for this position is mid-June to early July 2016.

Western State Colorado University is a public university with an enrollment of 2,700 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Western is a member of the NCAA Division II, competing in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC); some 370 student athletes participate in our 13 sponsored sports teams. Our faculty and staff share a strong commitment to personalized education with the sciences, liberal arts and professional programs as its core. We are student-oriented, collegial, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. Our campus is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural mountain community 200 miles southwest of Denver. Make this opportunity yours by applying today! Visit www.western.edu to learn more about Western. 

Western State Colorado University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; Gender/Race/Disabled/Veteran