Position: Men’s & Women’s Swim Head Coach
Manhattan College, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Metro-Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), is seeking applications for a vacant full-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, support student-athlete academic success, and develop championship teams while maintaining the highest ethical standards. The Head Coach must promote an atmosphere of compliance through an ongoing commitment to the guidelines of the NCAA, MAAC and Manhattan College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics policy and procedure manual. The Head Coach will be expected to work cooperatively with all constituencies and campus units.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must demonstrate the ability to recruit, retain and coach student-athletes. Demonstrate the ability to market and promote the 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.
Description of Job Duties:
May include but not limited to: Managing and directing the program to include recruitment and retention 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. Developing championship teams, while maintaining the highest ethical standards. Work cooperatively with athletic personnel, attend department meetings and activities. Building and sustaining positive relationships with student-athletes, former players, faculty, alumni, and staff. Representing the College positively when interacting with community, alumni, high school, club coaches, and media. Assist with the team equipment and apparel ordering logistics for 19 intercollegiate athletic programs. Additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Three-five years of swimming and diving college coaching experience preferred. Coaching experience at the Division I level and former swimmer at the college level is preferred. Ability/experience working effectively with coaches, students, faculty, administration, alumni and community constituents is imperative. Understanding and ability to manage equipment/apparel logistics is preferred. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to work evenings, weekends and some holidays as needed.
Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V