Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach/Aquatics Coordinator Washington and Lee University Lexington, VA
W&L welcomes applications for an Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach/Aquatics Coordinator. This is a full-time, 12-month, benefit eligible, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Head Coach of Men’s & Women’s Swimming, and the Director of Athletics. The successful candidate will also teach in our required physical education program as well as assume the role of Aquatics Coordinator. The University is deeply committed to fostering a community of excellence, diversity, and inclusion. We welcome applications from members of underrepresented communities and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives. Candidates must be committed to a philosophy that emphasizes academic priorities for student athletes as well as the importance of sportsmanship, competitiveness, and good citizenship in all areas of campus life.
The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2020 and the offer is conditioned on students returning to campus for the fall term. It will be rescinded if on campus instruction is not allowed by law or pursuant to decision of the university in the interest of the health and safety of the campus and local community.
Essential and Related Functions:
Assisting with swimmer training and technique development; practice planning.
Identification and recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student-athletes.
Supervising and coordinating team strength and conditioning activities in accordance with Conference and university regulations.
Works in conjunction with the Assistant Coordinator of the Natatorium in scheduling all pool activities; hiring, training, scheduling and supervising of qualified lifeguards; developing and scheduling aquatic programming for the pool including classes, swim meets, swim lessons, lap swimming, camps, teams and other aquatic programs as developed and assigned.
Ensures compliance with all Association, Conference, and University rules by athletes and supporting staff.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications A bachelor’s degree, collegiate swimming experience and collegiate coaching experience, or the equivalent of education and experience, is required. A master’s degree and CPO certification preferred. Must possess a valid drivers license.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, list of three professional references with contact information, and all required application forms. Review of applications begins immediately.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are representative, but not all?inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Statement of Commitment to Diversity Washington and Lee affirms that diverse perspectives and backgrounds enhance our community. We are committed to the recruitment, enrichment, and retention of students, faculty, and staff who embody many experiences, cultures, points of view, interests, and identities. As engaged citizens in a global and diverse society, we seek to advance a positive learning and working environment for all through open and substantive dialogue.