The University of Connecticut is seeking applications for the full-time position of Men’s and Women’s Diving Coach. The Diving Coach will be responsible for ensuring that student-athletes have a positive experience, achieve and maintain peak performance, with minimal risk of injury. This position will coach and develop student-athletes; plan and direct the overall training strategy for the diving program; establish practice, training and competition plans; work with department support staff (strength/academic/medical) to ensure the wellbeing of the student-athletes; develop and implement a recruiting strategy; collaborate on fundraising efforts and alumni engagement; assist with facility operations, team travel and other duties as assigned by the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach. Recruiting responsibilities include: develop a recruiting plan; organizing official visits; prospect contacts and evaluations; recruiting database management and general recruiting and compliance responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; collegiate diving coaching experience; must have outstanding technical, tactical and strategic knowledge of diving; excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills including the ability to work within a team and relate well to a diverse group of athletes, administrators, and University constituents; have a strong commitment to the academic goals of the University.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree or equivalent work experience; previous collegiate coaching experience (within the past two years); knowledge of and prior experience recruiting Division I student-athletes; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; Lifeguard, CPR/First Aid, USA Diving certifications needed at time of employment.
Salary: commensurate with experience.
To Apply: Please apply online at UConn Jobs, http://www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions, Search #2019596. Applicants must submit a letter of application, resume, and the names of three references. Screening of applicants will begin immediately.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2019596)
This job posting is schedule to be removed on June 13, 2019.
All Employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
_____________________________________________________________________________________ The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with experience
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