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Assistant Men's and Womens Diving Coach

Vassar College
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 11, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
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Part Time
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Vassar College

Assistant Men's and Womens Diving Coach

Department: Athletics and Physical Education
Duration of Position: Academic year / Part time
Work Schedule:
Employee Type: Administrator
Posting Date: 11/09/2021
Union Representation: Not Applicable
Posting Number: AS154P
Pay Rate:

About Vassar College
Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is deeply committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, diversity and inclusiveness. Vassar seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty and students. Vassar College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, and applications from women, individuals with disabilities and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.  Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus. Note: Vassar College has a universal vaccination policy requiring a COVID-19 vaccination for all employees except for those exempt for medical or religious reasons.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
Vassar College invites applications for the position of Assistant Men's and Women's Diving Coach. This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible, ten-month position. The individual will report to the Head Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Coach. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.

The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of a competitive and inclusive NCAA Division III diving program including, but not limited to:
  • On-deck and in-pool instruction for practices and meets,
  • Creation of practice plans,
  • Player and team development
  • Academic monitoring,
  • Meet strategies and competitive coaching
  • Recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes,
  • Budget management,
  • Team travel,
  • Other duties as assigned.

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Vassar College athletics programs are conducted in compliance with policies, procedures and regulations of Vassar College, the NCAA and the Liberty League.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and coaching and/or swimming/diving experience at the collegiate level.
  • Knowledge and compliance with NCAA and league rules and regulations.
  • Certification in CPR, AED, First Aid, and Lifeguarding is necessary but can be obtained through Vassar College as needed.
  • A valid driver’s license and the successful result of a background check are mandatory.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two or more years of relevant experience.
  • Proficiency in HyTek Meet Manager, eDive, and
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to the Division III philosophy.

Special Instructions to Applicants
To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources, 845-437-5820.

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