How to apply for Florida Atlantic University Assistant Swimming Coach

You can apply for Florida Atlantic University Assistant Swimming Coach recruitment after reading the below information.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

DESCRIPTION:

The Assistant Swim Coach is responsible to assist the Head Coach, for Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving, with the daily operation of the swimming program and the recruitment of prospective student-athletes.

The Assistant Coach recruits, retains, supervises, and coaches student-athletes, under the stated philosophy of the Head Coach, FAU Athletics, C-USA, CCSA and NCAA guidelines.

Reporting to the Head Coach, the responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
·         Assist in all aspects of coaching a nationally competitive Division I Swimming program, including thorough knowledge of the sport, coaching strategies and swimmer development.
·         Assist in overall program planning and organization.
·         Assist in recruitment of student-athletes on national and regional levels.
·         Assist with planning for alumni events including fundraising.

  •         Assist with pool scheduling & equipment management, community service projects, and fundraising.
    ·         Work within the framework of the Department of Athletics administration and coaches.
    ·         Communicate effectively with Head Coach, students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni.

REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to foster a cooperative work environment. He/she must also possess computer skills, recruiting capabilities, leadership, role modeling, organizational, and interpersonal skills and must be knowledgeable of NCAA Division I rules and regulations.

  • Bachelor’s degree required
    ·         Minimum of 3 years of coaching and/or playing experience, preferably at the Division I level
    ·         Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of intercollegiate swimming
    ·         Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment, academic eligibility requirements, and retention of student-athletes
    ·         Knowledge of athletics recruitment methods and techniques
    ·         Ability to create a database for all prospects, recruiting software database experience preferred
    ·         Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
    ·         Strong organizational skills
    ·         Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    ·         Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
    ·         Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  •         Proficient in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications.
  •         Knowledge of HYTEK Meet/Team Manager and Colorado Timing Systems also preferred.
    ·         Available weekends and evenings.
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record; must be insurable.
    ·         Successfully pass NCAA recruiting examination within four months of hire.
    ·         First Aid, AED, and CPR certification within four months of hire.
    ·         Background check completed as a condition of employment with FAU.

A review of application material will begin immediately and continue until the full time position is filled.

HOW TO APPLY

Please email Lara Preacco, Ph.D., Head Coach Swimming & Diving –lpreacco@fau.edu: – Resume and/or CV – Coaching Philosophy – Recruiting Process – Vision for the FAU Swim Team – Alumni & Fundraising Involvement – How will you assist the Head Coach – Strengths & Weaknesses – Where you see yourself in 3-5 years Please make sure you also apply online on the FAU Job Posting: https://jobs.fau.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1493837685979 Thank you.

 

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