University of Connecticut Head Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Coach

The University of Connecticut is accepting applications for a full-time position of Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach. This individual will be responsible for all aspects of a Division I Men’s and Women’s Swim program including coordination of recruitment and evaluation of prospective student-athletes; development of the student-athlete; meet preparation; oversight responsibility of assistant coaches; support of the academic staff to ensure academic success of team members; assistance with marketing and community involvement; budget management; and other administrative duties as assigned by the Athletic Director. 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; five years of collegiate and/or elite club coaching experience in a full-time position (within the past eight years); demonstrated ability to operate a successful program within NCAA and conference regulations; commitment to the academic success of student-athletes; demonstrated knowledge of the correct application of NCAA regulations; ability to teach/communicate effectively; demonstrated experience in the recruiting process of qualified student-athletes; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and outstanding organizational, communication, and public relations skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree; Head coaching experience; five or more years of Division I collegiate coaching experience; demonstrated experience in the recruiting process of qualified student-athletes; program operations experience that includes scheduling, budget management, and travel planning.

Salary:  commensurate with experience.

To Apply: 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 will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2017434)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on March 18, 2017.

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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.