Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach will assist the Head Coach with all areas associated with the swimming program including: practice preparation and implementation; meet management; student-athlete recruitment and retention; coordination of team travel; dryland preparation and implementation; and community engagement.
Willamette University Values Diversity:
Employment at Willamette University means being part of a community that values education and its impact on the world is friendly, supportive, and increasingly diverse.
Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent required.
Experience coaching swimming at the college, high school or club level.
Knowledge of all applicable NCAA Division III and Conference rules as they apply to swimming.
Must be able to successfully articulate the values of a liberal arts education and the role intercollegiate athletics plays in the development of student athletes.
Ability to recruit outstanding student-athletes to a strong academic environment.
Possess strong leadership, organizational, communication and management skills; serves as a role model for student-athletes. Ability to effectively teach and coach students in both an individual and team setting.
Must demonstrate strong communication and organizational skills and must be able to work effectively with staff, faculty and other members of the University.
Ability to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing, including the ability to communicate instructions pertaining to athletic matters in an athletic coaching setting.
Ability to execute those physical activities required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Knowledge of and ability to use computers and basic office software.
Ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of people in a manner that positively portrays the University and its programs, personnel, and philosophies.
Demonstrated commitment to working with diverse colleagues, students, and community members.
Must possess a current driver’s license valid in the state of Oregon or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire date and satisfactory driving record insurable by the University’s insurer.
Ability to work independently as well as establish and maintain harmonious relations with other staff, faculty and students.
Successful clearance of a criminal conviction record check.
Collegiate playing experience.
Experience coaching at the collegiate level.
Knowledge of a variety of software applications such as Meet Manager, Team Manager and the Colorado Timing system.
Familiarity with ARMS recruiting software and usage as relates to recruiting and compliance.
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits availble