Albion College Assistant Men's & Women's Swimming Coach/Wellness Instructor

The Albion College Department of Athletics invites applications for the position of Assistant Swimming Coach. This is a 10 month administrative position with employment beginning August 1st, 2016.  Albion College offers 23 intercollegiate sports as a NCAA Division III liberal arts institution and a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association.  This position will be responsible for supporting the Head Coach in all aspects of leading Albion College’s NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving program.  This position will also serve as a wellness instructor.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: a)create and implement practice plans, b)instruct up to 1 unit of wellness courses per semester, c) create recruiting plans and relationships that will lead to identifying and attracting outstanding student-athletes,  d)provide guidance to student-athletes regarding their academic and overall success ,  e)participate in fundraising events for the program and athletic department, f)maintain working knowledge of NCAA, MIAA, and Albion College policies and procedures,  g) other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics.  This is a full-time 10 month appointment that begins August 1, 2017.

Qualifications Include:

·      Bachelor’s degree required.

·      1 to 2 years experience coaching at the varsity high school level or higher; or 4 to 5 years of combined experience as a NCAA Swimmer or Diver and competitive coach.   

·      Must have a valid, or be eligible to obtain, a Michigan driver’s license.

·      Must have the following or be able to obtain the following certifications:

-        Life Guard Instructor

-        Water Safety instructor First Aid/CPR

Application Process:

For full consideration, interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and threereferences to Head Swimming & Diving Coach Jake Taber.  All application materials should be sent by e-mail to jtaber@albion.edu(preferred method) or to Mr. Jake Taber, Head Swimming & Diving Coach,  611 East Porter Street, Albion, MI 49224