Under the supervision of the Athletics Director/Senior Associate Athletics Director, the Head Coach of the Women's Swimming program will coordinate the operations, management, coaching and cultivation of a competitive and successful Division III team and set of student-athletes.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:
-Support the academic success of all student-athletes and demonstrate a strong commitment to their personal and professional development.
-Assist in the planning, management, evaluation, operation, and coordination of all aspects of the Women's Swimming program.
-Supervise and organize practice sessions, game-day coaching operations, scheduling, and team travel.
-Actively recruit prospective students of the highest quality in order to contribute to the program's success.
-Maintain proper and appropriate discipline among students during athletic contests, practice sessions, and while on trips off campus.
-Supervise the assistant coaching staff.
-Engage in team fundraising activities and alumni engagement events.
-Take advantage of professional development opportunities for personal and professional growth, as well as further success of the Women's Swimming program.
-Attend campus, conference, regional, and national meetings as necessary.
-Comply with policies established by federal and state laws, City University of New York (CUNY), CUNY Athletic Conference, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA Division III) policies and procedures.
-Coordinate travel arrangements for meet travel, assigned budgets, program planning and forecasting, including team building and community outreach programs.
-This position will require night and weekend work, and overnight travel to away meets or tournaments. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's degree required.
- 3-5 years of head coaching experience preferred. Assistant coaching experience required.
- Current CPR / AED certifications must be obtained upon hiring.
- Driver's License required.
- Experience in hiring, supervising, and training support staff and developing schedules to assure all work and work areas are covered.
- Excellent customer and staff relation skills required.
- Strong organization skills required.
Additional Salary Information: Professional Development Annual Stipend offered of $1,500. Recruiting budget begins at $1,000 annually.