Swimming & Diving Head Coach
Job Summary: The applicant’s primary responsibility will be to serve as the head coach for both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs, including but not limited to: coaching, recruiting qualified student-athletes, fund raising, camps, developing practice schedules, building community support for the program, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, and having knowledge of applicable NCAA rules. Also serves as an instructor for Exercise and Health Studies.
Bachelor’s degree required and master’s degree preferred. Minimum of four years of coaching experience at the collegiate level or demonstrated successful head coaching experience on the high school level as well as the educational background and expertise to teach college-level courses. Candidates must have the ability to manage multiple tasks, possess excellent written and oral skills, have knowledge of computer applications and organizational abilities. Candidates must be knowledgeable of event planning and camps, financial management, fund raising and recruiting. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to and/or experience working with diverse populations. Candidates must be able to work weekends and evenings and travel.
Application deadline: June 21, 2013
Starting date: July 1, 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Qualified candidates should submit a letter of application that addresses each of the skills required for the position, a résumé, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and nature of relationship of four (4) professional references to: John Leister, Athletic Department, Alma College, 614 W. Superior St. Alma, MI 48801. Application materials may also be faxed to 989-463-7018 or e-mailed to email@example.com.
Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
Posted: Wed, June 5th, 2013 at 11:36AM