Lecturer/Assistant Men's and Women's Swim and Dive Coach - 18436

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 10, 2022

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


The Departments of Kinesiology in the College of Education and Professional Studies and Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a Lecturer/Assistant Mens and Womens Swim and Dive Coach (Lecturer TL020 and Assistant Coach, CC003). This will be a 9 month, 100% FTE, fixed terminal contract appointment.


The Assistant Coach will teach undergraduate courses supporting the Physical Education Teacher Education program, the Athletic Coaching Education minor, and/or the Kinesiology major. The Assistant Coach may supervise student field study and/or student teaching placements. The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach in the planning, recruiting, coaching, developing, implementing, communication and administering of his/her program to achieve University and Department objectives. Goals and objectives are to be developed prior to the beginning of each season with the Head Coach. The Assistant Coach is required to assist in the direction and control of your program in accordance with NCAA, WIAC, and University rules and regulations. Violation of University, NCAA or Conference rules on the part of Athletic Department personnel may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. The Assistant Coach may supervise student field study and/or student teaching placements occasionally.

This position will report to Kinesiology Department Chair and Head Coach and will maintain good working relationship with Athletic Director, Athletic Trainers, Strength & Conditioning Coordinator, Athletic Department Support Staff, and other Department and University personnel.


  • Master’s degree from accredited institution related to the field of Kinesiology or Education
  • Coaching experience as USA Swimming or Diving coach, graduate assistant or volunteer assistant for NCAA swim or dive team, or equivalent position
  • Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification
  • Experience and proficiency with recruiting software and Hy-Tek software
  • 2 years experience teaching college courses
  • Wisconsin Licensed teacher
  • Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations, including necessary training and drills.

General Administration of Programs (Teaching):
  • Teach coaching, physical education and/or human performance courses. All instructional staff at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater may be required to teach evening and/or weekend classes
  • Work with the HPERC faculty on course development and design
  • Maintain regular weekly office hours
General Administration of Programs (Coaching):
  • Assist head coach to plan and direct the development of student-athletes in relation to general and specific skills necessary for successful competition
  • Adhere to all athletic training measures for the safety and welfare of student-athletes
  • Assist with scheduling, conduct, and management of intercollegiate athletics contests
  • Assist with instructing student-athletes in the principles and rules of the sport, WIAC and University policies
  • Schedule, prepare, and supervise all team practices, travel and activities in the absence of the head coach
  • Attend HPERC meetings, Athletics staff meetings/professional development seminars, and assist with total program issues
  • Represent the head coach at WIAC and NCAA meetings in their absence
  • Assist head coach to ensure the safety, maintenance and preparation of the playing and practice areas for all student-athletes
  • Assist with the monitoring of the academic progress of the student-athletes on your team ensuring that normal progress is made toward the attainment of the degree
  • Assist with recruitment and recommendation of student-athletes to the University
  • Complete recruiting logs on a monthly basis
  • Interact with admissions personnel in the recruitment policies and procedures for the University
  • Assist the head coach with fund raising projects needed to support program
  • Assist the head coach with support and promotion of sport
  • Assist with the total program support through Athletic Department activities and events
Scholarly and Professional Activity:
  • Attend job-related clinics and conferences
  • Maintain current membership in professional organizations
  • Attend appropriate WIAC meetings in the absence of the head coach
University and Community Service:
  • Serve on department and university committees as needed
  • Serve as a resource to the community in areas of expertise
  • Assist the head coach with the development of outreach activities which support and enhance the athletics program, individual sports, and university
  • *Assume other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and the KInesiology Chair
*This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing institutional and departmental objectives and conveys the primary functions and responsibilities of the position.


Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.

The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs.

UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.


The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System ( https://www.wisconsin.edu ).

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.uww.edu/asfr . If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.


Well-qualified candidates can expect a salary commensurate with the candidate’s education, related experience, and qualifications.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure .


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.


This position is open and applications are accepted until it has been filled . The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or hrstudent@uww.edu .

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Kayla Derosia
Administrative Assistant


Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Name and contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial transcripts
This Job ID is 18436.

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