Reporting to the Director of Athletics and Recreation, the Head Women’s Swimming Coach/Aquatics Supervisor has the primary responsibility for coordinating and overseeing all aspects of the Women’s Swimming program and other aquatics activities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: recruitment and retention of student-athletes; scheduling; fund raising; travel arrangements; budget; aquatics scheduling and programming; and performing related work as assigned by the Director of Athletics. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Travel is also required.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; American Red Cross or equivalent Lifeguard Certification; and two years of collegiate coaching experience, as well as demonstrated skills in developing and motivating student athletes for athletic, academic and personal success is required. Current Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certificate is required or must obtain the CPO within six (6) months of hire date. Master’s degree is preferred. Candidate must possess effective communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Jack McKiernan, Director of Athletics and Recreation, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email email@example.com. Previous applicants need not apply. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.
With a rich history in higher education that spans more than 150 years, Kean University is a vibrant and diverse institution offering world-class education in more than 48 undergraduate and 35 graduate programs, including doctoral programs in psychology, nursing and educational leadership. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultura...l facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community.
The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.