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Athletics Department Fellow - Assistant Men's and Women's Swim Coach

Employer
Amherst College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 12, 2024

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

Job Details



Athletics Department Fellow - Assistant Men's and Women's Swim Coach

Amherst Campus
Full Time
JR4907

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Athletics Department Fellow - Assistant Men's & Women's Swim Coach position. The Athletics Department Fellow - Assistant Men's & Women's Swim Coach is a full-time, fixed-term position, starting at $40,214 per year. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The Athletic Fellow - Assistant Men's and Women's Swim Coach will report to the Head Coach and is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of a highly competitive NCAA Division III Swim program. The position will include responsibilities such as recruiting a diverse set of student-athletes, daily operations, practice planning, coaching, scouting, player development, meet management, and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and Director of Athletics. Requires a variable schedule; night, weekend work, and overnight travel to away meets will be required. The Assistant Coach takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Coaching
  • Assist with coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student-athletes' skill and teamwork
  • Analyze performance of teams and individuals and provide leadership and instruction
  • Assist in pre-season, in-season, and post-season training and practice planning


Recruiting
  • Participate in scouting and recruits prospective student-athletes
  • Help monitor the progress of prospective student-athletes application process
  • Help coordinate and organize potential student-athlete on-campus visits


Program responsibilities
  • Compliance with College, NESCAC, and NCAA rules and regulations
  • Perform any and all other related duties as assigned or directed by the head coach


Qualifications:

Required
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • A valid driver's license and successful credentialing is required in order to operate College vehicles
  • Collegiate swimming and/or coaching experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • An understanding of the role intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment
  • Commitment to or experience working with a diverse community


Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth and development, continued learning, and career advancement.

Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs. Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. (Current employees and students should apply by clicking on the Jobs Hub icon from their Workday home screen) Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


To apply, visit https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Amherst_Jobs/job/Amherst-Campus/Athletics-Department-Fellow---Assistant-Men-s-and-Women-s-Swim-Coach_JR4907


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Company

Amherst College

Amherst College prepares students to make a difference in the world. Our financial aid program is among the most substantial in the nation, and our student body is among the most diverse. At Amherst, you are part of a lively, inquisitive, devoted community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni who find inspiration in one another and in the process of learning.

Since our 1821 founding, Amherst has demonstrated steadfast confidence in the value of the liberal arts and the importance of critical thinking. Small classes, an open curriculum and a singular focus on undergraduate education ensure that leading scholars engage daily with talented, curious students, equipping them for leadership in an increasingly global and complex world.

Offering competitive compensation packages and a multitude of programs and services for staff, Amherst works to enrich the working life and support the well-being of each and every employee.

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