Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic
liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic
excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive
Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant
experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education
institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed
to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social,
moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence
College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is
essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives
to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the
global environment in which we live and work.
The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s
capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational
offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally,
Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from
New York City.
For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S.
News & World Report
“Regional Universities – North
Category” and has been commended by several other ranking
Assistant Swim/Dive Coach
Assist in the overall instruction and training of student-athletes
under NCAA operating bylaws, including the recruitment of new
student-athletes, strength and conditioning, ongoing assessment of
student-athlete abilities, and academic advising.
1. Develop game/practice plans and communicate both verbally and in
writing with current and potential students on various academic and
social issues, etc. Provide verbal and written instruction to
student-athletes on sport-specific skills and game-related tactics
in one-on-one, small group, and large group sessions (i.e., during
games, on-field practices and video review sessions). Comply with
and uphold NCAA rules and guidelines and complete all necessary
2. Within guidelines issued by the Athletic department, the Big
East Conference, and the NCAA, perform work related to the
recruitment and retention of student-athletes. Assess the abilities
of potential student-athletes and make recommendations to the Head
Coach for acceptance to the College. Such work requires exercise of
independent judgment in scouting potential student-athletes.
3. Assess student-athletes’ ability to effectively apply
sport-specific skills and game-related tactics in game or practice
situations subsequent to instruction by head or assistant
4. Develop, implement, and monitor a conditioning program for
student athletes. Counsel injured student-athletes and assist in
and monitor their recovery.
5. Serve as direct liaison to the Office of Academic Services and
partner with that office to advise student-athletes on academic
issues. Counsel student-athletes on decisions regarding academic
standing and academic problems.
6. Initiate fundraising efforts and public relation initiatives
through contact with alumni and parents of student-athletes.
7. As needed, arrange for the procurement or purchase of needed
equipment or services to support the training and education of
Education and Experience Required
Bachelor’s Degree in related field required. Significant
intercollegiate playing and coaching experience in sport required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills required. First aid
and CPR Certification preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
• Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of
• Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
• Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers
rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a
• Communication skills using the spoken word
• Ability to see within normal parameters
• Ability to hear within normal range
• Ability to move about
Employees are normally hired between the minimum and the
midpoint of a position’s grade range to which a position has been
assigned, depending on experience and
If other, please enter regular schedule.
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because
of race, color, national and ethnicorigin, sex, gender, except
where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual
orientation,gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran
status, or genetic information. The College will develop,and from
time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist
on a good-faith effort on thepart of its employees to comply with
the program. The College will request and expect its agents
andthose with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment
of this important program.
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation