Masters Swim Coach

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
May 31, 2023
Jun 24, 2023
Full Time
Masters Swim CoachThe George Mason University, Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center, is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for a Masters Swim Coach to teach all levels of our swim program. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Required Qualifications:High School or GED Diploma, or College Degree;Outstanding customer service skills;Ability to work in a wet pool environment;Effective communication skills in English. Ability to communicate with adult swimmers, coaches, and Freedom Center management verbally and in email;Current US Masters Swimming (USMS) Member or membership acquired prior to employment;USMS Certified Level 1 or higher Coach within 2 months of accepting the position. USMS Certified Level 2 Coach or higher preferred;Prior swimming experience with an understanding of swim technique and the ability to adapt technique and communication method for each participant based on their limitations; andAbility to develop and direct swim workouts for adults with varying abilities, physical limitations, and fitness goals including Pool Competition, Open Water Competition, Triathlon Competition, and Fitness Swimming. Ability to teach swimming skills to athletes preparing for Military entry swim tests a plus.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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