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Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Coach

Wheaton College of Massachusetts
Norton, Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 11, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Wheaton is a leading private, coeducational, liberal arts college of 1800 students located in Norton, MA and within easy commuting distance of Boston and Providence.

Posting Details

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Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Coach



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Staff Term:

10 Months

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Hours vary, nights and weekends required

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

Wheaton College, an NCAA Division III institution in Norton, Massachusetts, is looking for a motivated, energetic, passionate, and caring individual to assist our men’s and women’s swimming and diving program. The Assistant Coach helps prepare the team for a full intercollegiate varsity season, including in-season and non-traditional practices, scouting of opponents, and game preparation. As well, this person will play an active role in identifying, evaluating, and recruiting qualified prospective student-athletes. A commitment to working and teaching within an environment that embraces the holistic development of the student-athlete is essential. Additionally, as directed by the Athletic Administration, this person will serve in an administrative capacity. It is expected that this individual will complete their job while complying with all NCAA Division III, NEWMAC, and Wheaton College rules and regulations.

Essential Functions:
  • Assist in organizing and conducting team practices to prepare the team for competition. Travel locally, regionally, and nationally for any regular or post-season events.
  • Oversee student-athletes academic progress and be available for consultation and support for overall student-athlete well-being.
  • Contribute to executing the program’s recruiting plan for prospective student-athletes. Including regional and national travel and the use of various forms of communication.
  • Assist in the engagement and communication with alumni and fundraising initiatives.
  • Serve in an administrative capacity as needed, including but not limited to, secondary duty, sports information assignments, game management as well as serving on department and campus-wide committees.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Individuals must possess the skills and abilities or be able to teach and demonstrate all aspects of the sport they are coaching.
  • The candidate must be able to work independently and have the ability to work evenings and weekends.
  • Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Bachelor’s Degree required and 1-3 years of collegiate playing and/or coaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree and 1-3 years of collegiate coaching experience.
Compensation and Benefits

To attract and retain the most talented individuals, Wheaton College maintains a flexible and competitive staff compensation and benefits program.

When determining and establishing hiring rates or recruitment ranges for a position, the College considers a number of factors including the budget for the position, the range of the grade, the external market for the position or similar positions, level and scope of responsibilities, required education, skills and relevant experience as well as internal equity. All salary offers must have the prior approval of the Office of Human Resources.

The anticipated hiring or recruitment range for this position is $30,000.

Physical Demands

ADA Statement:

Individuals must possess these knowledges, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Eeo Statement

Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability. In a continuing effort to maintain and enrich an intellectually diverse learning environment, the Department and the College actively encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

Wheaton’s core belief is that valuing diversity is pivotal to personal development, intellectual expansion, and societal equity. Our community is united by a shared dedication to equity and access that is essential to providing a transformative education in the Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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Open Until Filled



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Special Instructions to Candidates:

The federal government and the state of Massachusetts have made the decision to end the COVID -19 public health emergency. Effective June 1, 2023, the college will no longer require COVID -19 vaccinations and boosters for members of our community. Rather, we strongly recommend that everyone stay up to date on their vaccinations, including boosters, as recommended by their health care provider.

While we will no longer require COVID -19 vaccinations, we strongly encourage members of our campus community to adhere to public health recommendations for vaccination to protect against COVID -19, as well as influenza and other diseases.

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Wheaton College of Massachusetts.

Founded in 1834 in Norton, Massachusetts, Wheaton College is among New England's premier private liberal arts and sciences colleges.

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