This position reports to the Head Swimming coach and is responsible to assist in all phases of a competitive intercollegiate swimming program in compliance with NCAA conference, Northeast Conference, and institutional rules and regulations.
1.Effectively assist in coaching a competitive swimming program in a manner, which promotes sportsmanship among athletes, ensuring compliance with all NCAA conference, Northeast Conference, and institutional rules and regulations.
2.Effectively assist in recruiting qualified student athletes to participate in the University’s athletic program, and effectively promote Bryant University academic and athletic programs to potential students.
3.Ensure that players associated with the swimming program are eligible under NCAA and Northeast Conference regulations.
4.Assist in developing and implementing clinic(s), summer camp(s), and on-campus tryouts.
5.Effectively review and monitor student athlete academic progress; counsel where appropriate, and refer athletes to available University resources. Interact closely with faculty to monitor progress. Ensure compliance with relevant rules and regulations. Maintain an electronic follow-up system.
6.Establish and maintain good personal relationships with student athletes, parents, staff, guidance counselors, the Community and the media.
7.Responsible for Pool Operations
8.Adhere to NCAA rules compliance in and be fully informed regarding institutional compliance with the NCAA and Northeast Conference rules.
9.Perform other duties as assigned.
Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.
This position is filled best by an individual with an undergraduate degree and related collegiate swimming experience including successful recruiting, coaching and counseling student athletes. Knowledge and skill should also include experience in identifying at-risk students and enrolling them in appropriate services; excellent oral and written communication skills; experience motivating and supervising athletes and students, and a thorough understanding of and experience with NCAA and Northeast Conference rules and regulations. The ability to manage multiple tasks is essential. Must have Pool Operator certification. Knowledge of related computer applications is important. A valid driver’s license is required for travel. This position has non-standard hours. Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.
About Bryant University
For 155 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. Bryant delivers an innovative, uniquely integrated business and liberal arts education that inspires students to excel. With approximately 3,700 graduate and undergraduate students from 38 states and 53 countries, Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and Barron's.
Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills. Athletics and recreation play an integral role in the health and well-being of Bryant students, whether competing on one of Bryant's 22 NCAA D1 varsity teams, taking part in a club or intramural sport, or just enjoying the Bulldog school spirit.
Bryant is dedicated to the success of our faculty and staff, and the school provides excellent benefits, training, and support so that individual talents may flourish f...or the benefit of its students. Bryant's academic and technological excellence and innovation foster the development of individuals so each can reach his or her personal best in life and their profession.
The University is located approximately 15 minutes from Providence and one hour from Boston.