Head Swimming and Diving Coach Long Island University
Long Island University, a member of the Division I, Northeast Conference (NEC), is currently seeking applications for the position of Head Swimming and Diving Coach.
The Head Coach is responsible for the administration and management of all aspects of the men's and women's swimming and diving program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruiting and retention of qualified student-athletes, practice and meet preparation, student-athlete development, budget management, travel coordination, and other areas of program administration. Maintaining positive working relationships with campus colleagues, alumni, community members, and other constituents is key.
Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree and previous collegiate coaching experience. Candidates must also demonstrate strong organizational and interpersonal skills, communicate effectively (verbal and written) and have the ability to multi-task and operate within an extremely motivated, team-oriented atmosphere. The Director of Athletics, Deputy Director of Athletics and/or Sport Administrator may assign additional responsibilities.
Requires an excellent work ethic along with exceptional motivational, coaching/teaching, leadership, communication and recruiting skills. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. Requires the ability to travel extensively including overnight stays for recruiting and competitions.
Record of successful collegiate/professional/elite club coaching.
Proven experience working with and improving the performance of elite swimming student-athletes.
Demonstrated successful leadership experience.
Track record of strong commitment to a positive student-athlete experience and ensuring student-athlete welfare is paramount.
Valid Driver's License.
High-level written, interpersonal, and oral communication skills.
Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated dedication to the full academic and social development of student-athletes.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and interpretations.
Experience as a college swimming coach.
Ability to motivate and lead student-athletes toward competitive and academic success.
Experience recruiting Division I level student-athletes.
LIU is an equal opportunity employer. LIU is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.