University of Texas - Volunteer Assistant


The Texas Athletics’ vision statement is “Texas Athletics will define what it means to be the world's best intercollegiate athletics program, instilling the passion, knowledge, and character for all student-athletes to compete to win, to succeed academically, to achieve their dreams in life, and to contribute to society.”  In alignment with this vision, Texas Women’s Swimming and Diving is seeking a Volunteer Assistant Coach.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  assisting the head and associate head coaches in daily on-deck coaching, implementation of training, practice and competition protocol; adherence to Texas Athletic, University, Big 12 Conference and NCAA rules and regulations; communicate effectively with faculty, coaches, administration, employees, alumni, and most importantly the student-athletes. 

This position is designated as a Responsible Employee, pursuant to Title IX and University policy. Responsible Employees have a duty to promptly report incidents as per policy to the University Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Title IX Coordinators. Responsible Employees are not confidential reporting resources.

Volunteer (unpaid)

Negotiable, but not later than August 2019

Varies, expected to attend practice and competition; early mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays; some travel may be required; hours per week varies based on program needs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Demonstrated consistency of positive attitude, enthusiasm, and excellent demeanor around student-athletes, employees and the program as a whole

  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and contribute to the success of the program Demonstrated excellent communication skills: both oral and written

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Selected candidate must pass the NCAA recruiting examination within the first month of hire.

  • First Aid, AED and CPR certification within  one month of hire. 



·         Competitive experience in swimming, preferably at the collegiate level

·         Able to commit to 2 years with the program



  • Resume

  • 2 Professional References

  • Letter of Interest

Background Checks
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
The University of Texas at Austin, as an
equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in

The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2018 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.