Head Coach, Swimming & Diving and Aquatics Coordinator
The College of Saint Rose
Location: Albany, New York
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Compensation includes comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan for employees and eligible dependents, a 403b based retirement plan and wellness programs.
Job Description: The Head Coach is responsible for directing the Men's and Women's swimming & diving program that, as a demonstration of quality and success, places consistently in the upper echelon of the Northeast 10 Conference and qualifies for conference championship play. The Head Coach maintains an exemplary student-athlete academic success rate and fosters positive personal development of student-athletes. The Head Coach also cultivates relationships with alumni, friends and fans of the swimming & diving program. This position oversees the utilization and maintenance of the campus pool.
1. Develop and execute a strategy for building a regionally and nationally competitive team. 2. Design a competitive schedule that maximizes student-athlete development and performance. 3. Work closely with Enrollment Management to develop and implement a strategy to recruit talented high school and transfer student-athletes consistent with NCAA and conference rules. 4. Maintain a full roster by reaching annual recruiting expectations within the financial aid budget and by limiting attrition. 5. Establish and maintain ethical standards of behavior for all student-athletes. 6. Monitor and support the academic progress of student-athletes in the program. 7. Work with Strength and Conditioning Coach on the design and implementation of a training program that advances individual and team performance skills to support the success of the swimming & diving program. 8. Hire, train, supervise and evaluate assistant coaches that provide support with all program objectives. 9. Manage a cost-effective and administratively efficient swimming & diving program. 10. Work with Institutional Advancement to develop and sustain positive relationships with alumni, donors and season ticket holders to meet fund-raising goals and initiatives. 11. Participate in friend, fan and fundraising events. 12. Serve as an ambassador for the swimming & diving program and the College's athletics program, articulating their missions and engaging in public speaking opportunities that promote the program, including communication with the media. 13. Oversee scheduling, maintenance and utilization of the campus pool, including hiring and monitoring certified life guards and rental opportunities. 14. Exhibit the highest standards of professional conduct regarding compliance with institutional policies and procedures and adherence to the rules and regulations of athletic governance organizations of which the institution is a member. 15. Ensure program/coaching staff compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations. 16. Relate well to officials, high school coaches, parents/guardians, media, alumni, donors and the public. 17. Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all staff, student-athletes and external constituents through a positive and constructive approach with respect for the competencies of others while exhibiting appropriate conflict management behavior.
1. Bachelor's degree. 2. Collegiate coaching experience or high level swimming & diving experience coupled with a demonstrated ability to coach college level student-athletes. 3. Demonstrated success in coaching a regionally or nationally competitive team is strongly preferred. 4. Knowledge of NCAA compliance and recruiting policies. 5. Proven success in recruiting student-athletes. 6. Proven success in fan, friend and fundraising activities. 7. Demonstrated commitment to high academic standards for student-athletes and their ability to succeed both academically and athletically. 8. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the College and with people from varied social, educational and economic backgrounds. 9. Experience managing scheduling, maintenance and utilization of swimming facilities preferred. 10. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects. 11. Strong organizational, written/oral and interpersonal communications skills. Intermediate level computer skills using a Windows based operating system, specifically MS Word, Excel and Outlook. 13.Possess or have the ability to maintain Annual First Aid/CPR/AED certification. 14. Possess a current driver's license.
Additional Information: Full time, full-year position
Compensation includes comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan to further enhance your knowledge and skills, retirement plans through TIAA, and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.
The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.
The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling nearly 4,000 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is an independent, coeducational institution, with dedicated faculty, administrators, and staff, all focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year, transfer and graduate students in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences.
Founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe. Our students, alumni and employees treasure the century of impact Saint Rose has made on the world. Consider becoming an employee who believes in the promise the next 100 years holds for this special institution.
The Colleg...e has a NCAA Division II athletics program that offers 19 varsity sports programs. There are nine men’s varsity teams and 10 women’s varsity teams with approximately 300 student-athletes. The College of Saint Rose is a member of the Northeast-10 Conference.