Northern Arizona University Assistant Women's Swimming Coach

Job Description

The assistant coach for women's swimming coach is a twelve-month position which will report to the Head Swimming and Diving Coach.  Responsibilities include assisting the Head Coach with all aspects of running a Division I women's swimming and diving program, to include, but not limited to recruiting, on-deck coaching, dry-land conditioning, meet management, travel coordination, development of seasonal plan, alumni relations, and adherence to NCAA, Big Sky, Western Athletic Conference and NAU rules.

Potential opportunity for earning additional income through aquatic center, club coaching, and/or camps and clinics exists.

            Minimum Qualifications

·      Bachelor's degree and at least two years of college coaching experience OR at least six years of coaching or competing at the national, collegiate, or international level.

            Preferred Qualifications

·      Master's degree

·      Experience monitoring student-athlete academic attendance and progress

·      Former collegiate athlete

·      Working knowledge of Hy-tek Meet Manager and Team Manager

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

·      Excellent written and oral communication skills.

·      Ability to serve well in an increasingly diverse community.

·      Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

·      Ability to recruit on state and regional level.

·      Knowledge of NCAA Division I rules and successful passing of NCAA Recruiting Test.

·      All coaches have a duty to cooperate with and furnish the NCAA, Big Sky Conference and NAU with truthful and complete information concerning involvement in or knowledge of rules violations as mandated by NCAA Bylaw 10.1.  Satisfactory rules knowledge and rules compliance are conditions of employment.  This position, in particular, will fully participate and cooperate in compliance-related activities, procedures and evaluation.  Coaches are held to strict NCAA guidelines regarding all of the following:

- Athletic Equipment and Apparel

- Coaching Staff Limits and Contracts

- Complimentary Admissions

- Employment of Student-Athletes

- Financial Aid

- Institutional Camps and Clinics

- Institutional Certification of Compliance

- Recruiting

- Representatives of the University’s Athletic Interests

- Rules Education

- Team Travel

 Background Information

This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position.  Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following:  a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting.

Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.   


Commensurate with experience.

**The starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information.

 FLSA Status

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or compensatory time for additional time worked.


This is a Service Professional (SPF) position.  NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents.  More information on benefits at NAU is available at

Service Professionals are hired on a contract basis, renewable each 6 months according to terms of the Conditions of Professional Service, which may be found at:

Application Deadline

30 days, minimum

 How to Apply

To apply, you must submit a completed application thru the NAU Human Resources website for staff openings, job # 602645.  If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on line at or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ86011.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

NAU is an Employer of National Service.  AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.