The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks applications for an Associate Head Swimming & Diving Coach. This is a full-time, 12-month position, with a typical salary range of $65,000 to commensurate, and includes full University benefits. The University of Iowa is a NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy.
The successful candidate will assist the Head Coach in the management and coaching of an NCAA Division I men’s and women’s swimming & diving program, recruit (domestic and international) as permitted by NCAA rules, conduct on-the-deck teaching and coaching, assist with operations management (e.g., program development, schedule, marketing, public relations), planning team practices, conducting individual workouts, and other duties as assigned. This position requires frequent travel, work in the evenings, on weekends and holidays, a valid U.S. driving license and the ability to meet and maintain The University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standards.
Note to Applicant: Please ensure your resume/cover letter illustrates the experience you have that demonstrates the level of proficiency required for the qualifications listed below (working and extensive). For a complete definition of the proficiency levels, please visit: http://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies/proficiency-levels. Three professional references will be requested now and at a later step in the recruitment process, additional references may be requested.
To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.uiowa.edu and search for Requisition #72679. Only applications submitted at http://jobs.uiowa.edu will be considered. Screening will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) required
Minimum of five years of swimming and diving coaching and recruiting experience at the NCAA Division I level.
Extensive knowledge of and ability to:
Utilize basic office productivity software, such as Microsoft Office
Work constructively and collaboratively with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as demonstrated through public speaking, clinician experience, and/or use of effective and creative training/coaching techniques.
Five years of swimming and diving coaching and recruiting experience at an elite level, such as NCAA Division I Power Five Conference.
Demonstrated experience in international and domestic talent assessment and proven ability to successfully recruit, mentor and train elite level student-athletes.
Competitive swimming experience at the NCAA Power 5 Conference level.
Demonstrated working proficiency and ability to:
Apply NCAA Division I rules and utilize an online recruiting database such as ACS (please specify) or equivalent.
Develop and manage social media.
Internal Number: 75679
About University of Iowa
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The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.