(Asst. Coach – N54LN)
The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA).
UW-Madison is located in the heart of Madison which is the state capital and the state's second largest city. Madison has a solid and long standing national reputation as a vibrant and thriving city.
Major Responsibilities: Under the general supervision of the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach, assist with the responsibilities of a Division I Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving program in accordance with NCAA, Big Ten, and University regulations. Primary responsibility is teaching and instructing student-athletes in the rules and fundamentals of the sport. Areas of responsibility may include: recruiting, summer camps/clinics, conditioning, public relations, travel, equipment acquisitions, and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Minimum one to three years of experience with collegiate, national and/or international swimming/diving is preferred. Experience in creating and implementing a successful recruiting plan is also preferred. Ideal candidates should demonstrate the following: the ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups and administrators, faculty, staff and students; ability to develop and implement innovative approaches and solutions; ability to work well independently and in teams; and the ability to be flexible in accepting new responsibilities.
Conditions of Appointment: This is a Limited appointment on an 11-month contract. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date on or after June 1, 2017. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 p.m. CDT, May 25, 2017. Please complete the online application: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/495215/assistant-swimming-coach and attach a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position and a comprehensive resume. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.