Full Time Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach
Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach
Full-Time, Exempt , Administrative/Professional
JOB SUMMARY: Saginaw Valley State University, a DII member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic conference invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach for Swimming & Diving to assist the head coach to develop, promote and supervise all facets of the track program; assist the head coach to develop and execute strategies for the recruitment of student-athletes for highly visible regionally and nationally competitive team; assist the head coach to organize and direct all aspects of the Swimming & Diving programs, organizing practice sessions to enhance the team’s performance.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrated knowledge of and adherence to all applicable NCAA and conference compliance rules and regulations.
Ensuring that all relevant institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations are followed including, but not limited to player eligibility, recruiting, financial aid, scheduling and academic progress.
Ensure compliance with all institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations by student-athletes and sport related staff.
Abides by NCAA Bylaws 10.1 and 11.1 regarding ethical conduct and the responsibility to positively contribute to a campus culture of NCAA rules compliance.
Responsible for promoting a positive academic environment to encourage all athletes to strive for academic excellence.
Assist in preparing and executing practice and game plans, strategies and alternatives which are designed to bring success to the program.
Providing moral support and encouragement. Ensure the safety and well-being of the student-athletes.
Establishing and maintaining community contacts, which enhance the success of the program.
Assisting in the purchase, maintenance and inventory of uniforms and equipment.
Assist in directing and managing the recruiting efforts of the program.
Assist in designing and implementing off season training programs for student-athletes.
Assist in all fundraising needs for the program.
Maintain appropriate communications with student-athletes and parents.
Assist in the planning of banquets, fund raising efforts and other activities which promote the program.
Assist in managing travel arrangements for the team.
Assist with promoting, operating and coordinating summer camps.
Perform related and other duties as assigned by Head Coach.
Two years of relevant sport coaching or participation experience at the collegiate level or higher.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodations.
Ability to handle and maintain confidential information.
Proven ability to work effectively in a diverse community.
Knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.
Willingness to travel nights and weekends.
Exceptional leadership skills.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong desire and ability to successfully recruit.
Strong follow-through skills, as well as the ability to plan, organize, and control projects through to completion.
Four years of coaching or participation experience at the collegiate level or higher.
Posted through: Open Until Filled
Applicants must apply online: www.jobs.svsu.edu
Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its nearly 9,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan’s Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized SVSU as a “Great College to Work For” in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.
SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students’ performance in math and science at the middle school, high school and university levels.
More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing. SVSU fields 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.