The Head Women’s Swimming Coach is responsible for planning and directing the recruitment, conditioning, training, and performance of student-athletes connected to the Women’s Swimming program. Oversee fiscal program management for Dixie State University’s NCAA Division I intercollegiate Women’s Swimming team. Additional information about the department can be found online at https://dixiestateathletics.com/.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide leadership in the academic, personal, and athletic development of student-athletes at Dixie State University by directing and coordinating all activities of the Women’s Swimming program, in the planning, organizing, and coaching of the NCAA Division I team within the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).
Monitor academic progress and general welfare/wellness of student-athletes.
Hire, supervise, and direct all part-time and volunteer assistants in proper function and assignments. Ensure staff are trained and comply of all University, WAC, and NCAA procedures and regulations.
Initiate Women's Volleyball team-specific fundraising programs. Determine fiscal requirements and recommend budget to athletic administration. Support fundraising responsibilities within the athletic department and be an active member of the Southern Utah community. Direct DSU’s Women’s Swimming camp or lessons.
Purchase and maintain equipment and inspect practice facilities and equipment regularly.
Schedule and coordinate all Women's Swimming meets through proper channels in the Athletic Department.
Guide and supervise student-athletes related to dormitory living and campus regulations. Responsible for athletic competition credit. Coordinate medical coverage with Athletic Training staff.
Provide reports and information concerning the Women’s Swimming program as required. Provide information, results, and statistics to the Associate Athletic Director of Media Relations for press coverage, brochures, media guides and tournament schedules, as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a related field required; Master's degree preferred.
At least three (3) years' full-time coaching experience within an NCAA environment in collegiate swimming required.
Ability to recruit students at the NCAA level.
Proven commitment to academic and athletic success.
Knowledge and proven competencies in swimming regulations and coaching.
Proven ability to assist in athletic fund-raising events, corporate sponsorships and scholarships.
Ability to represent the university in exercising good human relation skills in the community and state.
Additional Salary Information: Full-time “at will” athletic coach position, as defined and outlined in DSU Policy 328. Annual salary of $60,000, with a desired start date of August 16, 2021. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, and an excellent retirement contribution, with no match required. See https://humanresources.dixie.edu/employee-benefits/ under "Benefits Summary" for more details.
About Dixie State University
Dixie State University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution committed to exceptional student learning and success. DSU has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to providing students with an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, DSU is located in picturesque southwestern Utah with its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. The nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, NV (120 miles) with amenities such as an international airport and professional sporting teams.
Dixie State currently has approximately 12,000 students and has been a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education over the last several years. We offer over 210 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. DSU seeks to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring n...ew ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. DSU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of DSU are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Dixie State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.
The athletic programs at Dixie State are members of the NCAA Division I and participate in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).
About the Area: St. George, home of Dixie State University, is located 300 miles south of Salt Lake City and 110 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. With an area population of 85,000, St. George is a tourist magnet due to its proximity to such scenic wonders as Zion, Bryce and Grand Canyon National Parks, Cedar Breaks and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, and Lakes Powell and Mead.