University of Connecticut Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach Intern

The University of Connecticut is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, paid intern position with the Men’s and Women’s Swimming program. Responsibilities will include: assisting the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I men’s and women’s swimming program including recruitment of prospective student-athletes; development of the student-athlete; practice and meet preparation; assisting with facility and meet operations, and other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; previous experience as a swimmer or coach at the collegiate swimming level; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills. USA Swimming Coaching, Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid certifications needed at the time of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:  one season of coaching experience with a collegiate swimming program.

Term of Appointment:  July 1, 2017 through April 15, 2018

Compensation:  $26,640.00 (Annualized)

Appointment Term:  Following administrative review, the position may be renewed for a second term. Your temporary appointment may afford you the opportunity to purchase optional State employee health insurance at group rates. You will find specific information, rates and forms on the Human Resources website http://hr.uconn.edu/adjunct-facultytemporary-employee-benefits/. As you consider this option, you should be aware that you have 31 days from the commencement of your employment to enroll in medical and/or dental insurance. For further information, contact Human Resources at hr@uconn.edu or (860) 486-3034. 

To Apply:  Candidates must email letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: jobsinathletics@uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.