Assistant Coach, Men and Women's Swimming and Diving - Hoya Athletics

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 23, 2018
Closes
May 11, 2018
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
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Requirements

Assistant Coach, Men and Women's Swimming and Diving - Hoya Athletics 

The Assistant Coach for Men and Women's Swimming and Diving recruits, retains, supervises, and coaches NCAA Division I swimming and diving student-athletes, under the guidelines of Georgetown, the BIG EAST Conference and NCAA, and carries out duties within the stated philosophy of Georgetown athletics and its educational mission.  Reporting to the Head Coach for Men and Women's Swimming and Diving, the Assistant Coach has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Follows all institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations to insure compliance. 
  • With general policy guidance from the Head Coach, makes decisions to successfully achieve department goals and objectives, and is accountable for the development of team policies and goals. 
  • Actively participates in practices and meets, such as meet preparation, practice planning, skill and video sessions (including working individually with, advising, and critiquing student-athletes to develop and improve their skills), weight training, and fitness programs. 
  • Evaluates prospective student-athletes, and analyzes and determines their abilities and whether they may succeed athletically and academically at Georgetown. 
  • Recommends or determines which prospective student-athletes the team should focus its time and resources to recruit, and then contacts and recruits such prospects. 
  • Performs additional duties such as monitoring of student-athlete academic performance; conducting, advising, counseling student-athletes regarding performance and conduct; identifying and addressing student-athlete welfare issues; and representing the University in donor/alumni public relations and community programs.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 years of coaching and/or playing experience, preferably at the Division I level
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of intercollegiate swimming and diving
  • 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 - preference for recruiting software database experience
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and in writing
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Valid driver's license with good driving record and insurability
  • Proficiency in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications
  • Availability and willingness to work weekends and evenings

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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