Manhattan College, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), is seeking applications for a vacant part-time position of Head Swimming and Diving Coach.
The successful candidate is responsible for all aspects in leading a competitive NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving program to include, but not limited to: recruitment of qualified student-athletes, hiring and supervision of assistant coaches, scheduling, coaching of meets and practices, successful management of program budgets, fundraising, meet NCAA APR requirements while supporting student-athlete academic success, and develop championship teams while maintaining the highest ethical standards. Must be committed to and manage the program within the guidelines of the NCAA, MAAC and Manhattan College Department of Intercollegiate Athletic policy and procedures and will be expected to work cooperatively with all constituencies and campus units.
Description of Job Duties:
May include but not limited to: Manage and direct the program to include recruitment of qualified student-athletes. Hiring, supervision, and evaluation of assistant coaches. Meet and practice scheduling, direction of all practices, teaching and demonstrating coaching skills. Successful management of program budgets and fundraising. Supporting student-athlete academic success. Develop championship teams, while maintaining the highest ethical standards. Work cooperatively with athletic personnel, attend department meetings and activities. Builds and sustains positive relationships with student-athletes, former players, faculty, alumni, and staff. Represents the College positively when interacting with community, alumni, high school, club coaches, and media.
Must demonstrate the ability to recruit, coach and improve (teach) talented student-athletes. Demonstrate the ability to market and promote Manhattan College Swimming and Diving program. Must exhibit leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student athletes and staff. Must be a team player and have ability to support and assist other employees. Develop a positive atmosphere for the program both internally and externally within the athletic department and College.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree, three years of swimming and diving college coaching experience. Coaching experience at the Division I level and former swimmer at the college level is preferred. Ability to work evenings, weekends and some holidays as needed.
Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:
Manhattan College is an independent Catholic Coeducational Institution in the Lasallian tradition located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V