SUNY Cobleskill, a NCAA Division III school competing in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC), seeks candidates for the position of Head Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Coach/Director of Aquatics. This full-time, 12 month position reports to the Director of Athletics and will include the following duties: the coaching of the college's intercollegiate men's and women's swimming & diving programs, the management of operations, supervision of staff and scheduling of the college's natatorium along with the teaching of swimming related courses within the department's academic offerings. The candidate will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the natatorium to include athletic practices and swim meets, rentals, and the promotion of the pool inside and outside of the campus community. Lifeguard and WSI academic classes will be offered to college students for college credit. Therefore, lifeguard and WSI certifications will be required of the incumbent. SUNY Cobleskill hosts the only indoor pool within a 40 minute radius of the campus. The incumbent will be expected to continually develop, improve and promote aquatics activities and programs to the community.
1. A Master's Degree in Physical Education, Sports Management, Sports Administration, or related field is required 2. A minimum of two years of intercollegiate coaching experience 3. This position requires Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification, Lifeguard certification/Instructor and First Aid/AED certification.
In addition to the aforementioned minimum qualifications, it is preferred the candidate also have:
SUNY Cobleskill is located in New York's Schoharie County-a picturesque and historic area approximately 160 miles northwest of New York City and midway between Albany and Oneonta. NYS Route 7 runs through the middle of our 750-acre campus at the western edge of the village of Cobleskill, directly off of I-88.Schoharie County offers a rare combination of rural life and direct access to the services... and activities of a metropolitan area-New York's Capital Region. Albany lies only a 40-minute drive northeast of the college. The county is in close proximity to such splendors as the Adirondack Park, the Catskill Mountains, the historic Helderberg Mountains, and the Mohawk Valley. State and private parks, streams, lakes, mountain trails and ski areas provide an abundance of outdoor activities.