Department: Athletics & Physical Education Department
Duration of Position: Academic year / Part time
Position Type: Administrator
Posting Removal Date Open Until Filled
Union Representation: Not Applicable
Posting Number 1001483
About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Vassar College is a smoke free/tobacco free campus.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
Vassar College invites applications for the position of Assistant Men's and Women's Diving Coach. This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible, ten-month position. The individual will report to the Head Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Coach. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required. Vassar College Athletics programs are conducted in compliance with policies and procedures of Vassar College, the NCAA and the Liberty League.
The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division III diving program including, but not limited to:
• On-deck and in-pool instruction for practices and meets
• Creation of practice plans
• Player and team development
• Academic monitoring
• Meet strategies and competitive coaching
• Recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes
• Budget management
• Team travel
• Other duties as assigned
The assistant coach is also expected to adhere to all NCAA, Liberty League and Vassar rules and regulations.
Bachelor's degree and coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level is required. Knowledge and compliance with NCAA and league rules and regulations are required. Certification in CPR, AED, First Aid, and Lifeguarding is necessary but can be obtained through Vassar College as needed. A valid and unrestricted driver's license and the successful result of a background check are mandatory.
Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two or more years of relevant experience. Proficiency in HyTek Meet Manager, eDive, and DiveMeets.com. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to the Division III philosophy.
Required Applicant Documents
• Cover Letter
• Contact Information for 3 References
Special Instructions to Applicants
To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attached your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references (with phone numbers and email addresses). No applications by email will be accepted. The review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those applicants received by September 12, 2018. For additional information please visit Vassar at www.vassar.edu.
Anticipated Start Date: 09-17-2018
Quicklink for Posting
Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.