Union College, a highly selective liberal arts institution located in Schenectady, New York is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach. This position is full time hourly – benefits eligible. The College is committed to excellence in academics and athletics, diversity and a well-balanced, broad based intercollegiate athletics program dedicated to the concept of the student-athlete. Union is an NCAA multi-classified institution that sponsors 26 intercollegiate sports. The men’s and women’s swimming program is a member of NCAA Division III and the Liberty League. Union College sponsors 26 intercollegiate sports, 24 in Division III, with Ice Hockey competing at Division I.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with recruiting; monitoring the academic progress of swimming student-athletes; assisting with practice planning, communicating effectively with student-athletes, parents, alumni, and administration; and performing various duties within the Athletics Department.
Bachelor’s degree required; previous collegiate coaching or swimming experience preferred. The successful candidate should possess solid organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills, and have the ability to identify and attract outstanding student-athletes to Union College. Candidates must have an understanding of NCAA rules and regulations, along with a philosophy compatible with a multi-classified liberal arts college with highly selective academic standards. Candidate must be safety conscious and able to work with a diverse group of individuals.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Only online applications will be accepted. Please find the ad for this position at http://jobs.union.edu, and follow the submission instructions.
Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.