Allegheny College, a member of the NCAA Division III and North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC), is currently seeking applications for a Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach. The position is a full-time, twelve-month appointment with a comprehensive benefits package. Allegheny, located in northwest Pennsylvania, is a four year, selective liberal arts college serving students with unusual interests, skills and talents.
Candidates are responsible for the administration and management of all aspects of a highly successful and competitive varsity swimming and diving program. A Bachelor’s degree is required; however a Master’s degree is preferred. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruit and retain qualified student-athletes, practice and meet preparation, student-athlete development, coaching, budget management, travel coordination, and other areas of sport administration. The ideal candidate will have previous college coaching experience and an understanding of the DIII philosophy and its role at a private liberal arts institution. They must also possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, communicate effectively (verbal and written), have the ability to multi-task and operate within an extremely motivated, team oriented atmosphere. Additional responsibilities include aquatic director duties with oversight of lifeguards, scheduling and outside programs to be assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
Allegheny College is a Carnegie I national liberal arts college that ranks among the top 7% of liberal arts colleges in the production of future Ph.D.’s, business leaders and other professionals. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. The institution is also a founding member of the highly regarded NCAC with a proud tradition of athletic and academic excellence. The College sponsors 21 NCAA Division III athletic programs, as well as a vibrant offering of club sports, intramural, fitness and outdoor recreational activities. Located within 2 hours of Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo, our location provides a rich recruiting area for our athletic programs.
Please submit a letter of application, resume, and salary requirements and provide contact information for at least four references to Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please place “Swimming and Diving Coach” in the subject line of the email. Review of applications will begin immediately. Absolutely NO phone call or email inquiries. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive background check.
Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.