Assistant Women's Water Polo Coach
Athletics & Recreation, Other
The Assistant Women's Water Polo Coach at Bucknell University
serves within the Department of Athletics and Recreation and is
responsible for the coaching of academically-qualified
student-athletes. The water polo program at Bucknell has both NCAA
Division I men's and women's teams and at times the Assistant Coach
may assist with the men's team training or competition. Must work
within the guidelines, rules, and regulations of Bucknell
University, the NCAA, and the Conference.
1. Lead training and practice
sessions, ensuring that all appropriate safety guidelines and
standards are maintained. Perform specific coaching
responsibilities during athletic events. Attend coaches'
preparatory meetings and implement strategies resulting from these
2. Manage assigned responsibilities within the daily operations and
overall administration of the sports program.
3. Develop a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport
and maintain a thorough and continuing familiarity with all
applicable University and NCAA regulations.
4. Scout and recruit quality student-athletes under the guidance
and direction of the head coach, and coordinate all recruiting
activities with the head coach and with appropriate departmental
personnel. Be responsible to identify, cultivating, and assessing
for a specific geographical area or position group.
5. Serve as an Academic Enhancement staff member responsible for
all facets of the sport-specific academic program, including the
monitoring of individual student-athletes academic progress as
expressed by the faculty. Demonstrate an active interest in the
academic progress of student-athletes. Work closely with all
appropriate departmental personnel to assure the academic success
6. Work with student-athletes to monitor adherence to rules and
regulations regarding conduct, appearance, and behavior. Provide
individual counseling to student-athletes when appropriate, and
direct the student-athlete to professional staff when needed.
7. Work closely with the athletic training staff to ensure the
safety of all student-athletes.
8. Perform other duties as assigned.
9. Teach in the departmental wellness program as assigned.
10. Represent the sports program to various institutional programs
and externally to the media, funding agencies, students, parents,
faculty, and the general public.
1. Bachelor's degree.
2. Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience.
3. Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications.
4. Valid US drivers license
Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as
extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors,
and/or loud noises.
2. Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight
objects up to 25 pounds. Requires standing and/or walking for more
than four (4) hours per day.
This is a full-time, 10 month, benefits eligible position.
This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all
candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of
submission of the application.
This is a Staff Exempt position with a hiring range of
$35,600-44,500 (E04). The offer rate will be based on a review of
the candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the
position, internal equity, and our overall compensation
Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base
salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not
- flexible scheduling options determined by role;
- medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term
disability insurance options
- an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan
(no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
- generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a
community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full
weeks off for Winter Break!)
- full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are
eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally,
full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition
remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for
various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time
benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher
education will be applied to waiting periods.
- a comprehensive employee wellness program including program
- a myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee
assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of
your Bucknell ID card
To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click
! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity,
equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a
climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse
campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and
capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We
encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in
admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on
the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion,
disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or
expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military
or veteran status, or genetic information.
To apply, visit https://careers.bucknell.edu/en-us/job/497373/assistant-womens-water-polo-coach