Head Coach Men's and Women's Swimming and Aquatics Director
Location: Weston, Massachusetts
Required Education: Bachelor’s
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 82426
Summary Head coaching responsibilities include management of all facets of the Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving program including but not limited to coaching/teaching; recruiting; budget management; administration; scheduling of competitions; team travel; weekly practice sessions; hiring and supervision of assistant coaches/interns; community service; student development; and compliance with NCAA, conference, and University rules and regulations. This role serves as the Aquatics Director, with responsibility for the overall operation of the swimming pool and pool programming including arrangements with outside rental groups and teams, and will teach courses in swimming and related areas. This is a full-time, 12-month position.
Essential Functions Head Coach- Swimming & Diving
Develop a program of athlete recruitment commensurate with the aims and goals of Regis College and appropriate for a member of the NCAA, Division III.
Plan and coordinate practice and swim meet plans for intercollegiate competition.
Determine policies and procedures for team selection and athlete participation.
Make recommendations about meet schedules and budget for the team.
Track the academic progress of the swimming & diving student athletes and provide appropriate advice and assistance to help ensure the successful completion of each student-athletes stated program of study.
Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising program to raise funds necessary to offset non-budgeted expenses and training trips.
Organize community service projects for the swimming & diving student athletes to complete per the mission of the NCAA, the Regis Athletics department and Regis College.
Evaluate meet officials as required.
Evidence a thorough understanding of the rules and regulations governing swimming & diving competition at the collegiate level and adhere to the rules and standards established by Regis College, the Great Northeast Athletics Conference, and the NCAA (Division III).
Participate in Athletics staff meetings or functions and complete other duties as assigned by the Dean of Athletics.
Direct the overall operation of the swimming pool including maintenance, equipment, budget, safety/risk management, staffing and programming.
Assist in the formulation of policy, rules and regulations for the pool area ensuring compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
Maintain use records and prepare reports related to the aquatics area.
Maintain an effective and positive relationship with pool users.
Manage the student lifeguard corps including selection, training, supervision and evaluation of all guards.
Oversee the day-to-day use by outside groups.
Create contracts for all outside pool groups including collaboration with athletic facility membership coordinator.
Select, supervise, and evaluate graduate intern and all support staff for the Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving programs.
Bachelor's degree required; masters preferred.
Ability to uphold the University's commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Strong organizational skills and computer literacy, including familiarity with EMR software.
Appropriate certifications in First Aid/CPR and AED are required within an appropriate time of hire and must be completed (per NCAA regulations) before the beginning of the competitive season.
Maintain a current Certified Pool Operators License.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with various constituencies.
Ability to work a flexible and irregular schedule.
Ability to work well as a team member or independently.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail, problem solving and follow-through to consistently meet expectations and deadlines.
Strong management skills and mentoring ability for interns and assistants.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
This position requires the ability to lift in excess of 40 lbs. and requires working on nights and weekends.
Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in noise, odors, etc.
May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
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