Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach /Assistant Aquatics Director: Assist the Head Men's/Women's Swimming & Diving Coach in all aspects of coaching and recruiting for an NCAA Division III sport program. Teach and coach student athletes, recruit highly selective prospective students, develop and implement season training and workout plan, lead physical training (including dryland and weights), and assist in all facets of aquatics management.
Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree preferred. Certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR/AED-PR, and LGI preferred. Significant collegiate swimming and or coaching experience preferred. Experience with Colorado Timing System preferred. Ability to work effectively on a computer using Word, Excel, and Publisher preferred. Computer skills in Hy-Tek meet management and workout management preferred. Physical ability to swim and carry out a water rescue required. Ability to react responsibly in an emergency situation required. Ability to enforce pool regulations required. An understanding of the role of physical education and how athletics plays in a rigorous academic setting required. Ability to identify and attract outstanding students to the University required.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills preferred.
At the University of Chicago, the philosophy of the intercollegiate athletic program directly supports the College's commitment to excellence.
Intercollegiate athletics are considered a component of a liberal education, complementary to its central academic mission. A diverse, challenging athletic program supplements the rigorous academic curriculum. The lessons learned through athletic endeavo...rs represent an invaluable part of the nonacademic aspects of a balanced education.
The primary focus of the intercollegiate athletic program is the student athlete.
The goal is a positive educational experience. Participation in the intercollegiate athletic program should enhance an individual's personal, educational, and social development. Achieving this goal is based on a commitment to excellence.
The Department maintains an environment that supports the student athletes' commitment to achieving their full potential. The arena in which this occurs is the competitive environment. The preparation for, and participation in, intercollegiate athletic competition creates a focal point for learning and provides valuable feedback on the progress of development.