Tufts University Associate Head Coach - Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving

Job Description: This position is 35 hours per week, 48 weeks per year.   This position begins on July 1, 2018.

Tufts University is a member of the Division III National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC). Tufts students participate in 20 varsity sports, as well as a number of intramural and club sports. Tufts Athletics oversees the Physical Education Department, which offers various for-credit physical fitness courses, and the Personalized Performance Program for students, staff, and faculty. The department manages all athletics facilities including the state of the art Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center, which opened in 2012. The Athletics division provides our student-athletes a dynamic, transformational experience that begins on the playing field and continues throughout their lives. Jumbo athletes strive for excellence on and off the field. They experience the joy and personal growth inherent in high level competition while cultivating lifelong connections with teammates, the Tufts community and the world around us. The Associate Head Coach serves as the Senior Assistant on the Swimming & Diving Staff supporting the Head Coach in all aspects of the intercollegiate Swimming & Diving program and operation of the Swimming & Diving Facility. The Associate Head Coach serves as the Lead Coach in the absence of the Head Coach. The Associate Head Coach supports the Head Coach in all activities related to the swimming & diving program including, but not limited to recruiting, coaching a particular specialty area, monitoring performance of student athletes and ensuring adherence to conference and university rules and guidelines. The successful candidate will also be responsible for coordinating Tufts Swim School for youth, equipment ordering and maintenance, alumni outreach, community service, fundraising and other areas in the department of athletics that could include teaching a Physical Education Course or Home Game Management. The selected coach should demonstrate leadership, sportsmanship and conduct becoming of the coaching profession and adhere to all NESCAC and NCAA rules and regulations.

Qualifications Basic Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree • College level coaching experience

Preferred Qualifications: • Master’s degree • Collegiate Head Coaching experience

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer. Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity. Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville Job Other Organization Athletics Employee Status Regular Schedule: Full-time Posting Date Jan 2, 2018. 

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