Chatham University
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Chatham University

Head Men's Swimming and Diving Coach

Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a "Best College" by U.S. News & World Report, and--as the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of '29)--is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review.

Chatham's mission is: "to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work...by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community.

Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Located in Pittsburgh, PA--one of the country's most livable cities and great college towns--Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world's most sustainable campuses.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

To help support the work of the University, we have an immediate opening for a Head Men's Swimming and Diving Coach.

Position Reports To: Athletics Director

Position Summary: The Head Men's Swimming and Diving Coach, a member of the administrative staff of Chatham University, reports to the Athletics Director. This position directly supervises the assistant coaches, student support personnel and student athletes.

The Head Men's Swimming and Diving Coach responsibility for the overall development and maintenance of the Chatham University Swimming and Diving Program which is a member of the NCAA Division III and the Presidents' Athletics Conference (PAC). This includes structural and administrative organization of the program as outlined in the responsibilities listed below:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; master's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2-years of coaching experience at the college level
  • Computer proficiency
  • Valid Driver's License

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively within the University to plan, organize, implement and follow up on an extensive on-going recruiting effort through written, verbal and personal contact with student-athletes.
  • Experience working with a diverse student population.
  • Oversee compliance with NCAA and PAC rules and
  • Oversee the appointments and supervision of the assistant coaches and support staff for the men's swimming and diving
  • Coordinate athletic planning, program development and assessment that focus on student-athlete performance, personal and leadership development:
    1. Build a competitive program with strong recruiting both regionally and
    2. Strategically plan and execute scheduling as well as travel arrangements of conference and non-conference games and tournaments to advance the swimming and diving program and maximize use of financial
    3. Prepare student-athletes for competition through thorough analysis and breakdown of scheduled conference and non-conference
    4. Develop, recommend and implement specific training/conditioning programs and skills development
    5. Cultivate alumni and other constituents to further goals of the men's swimming and diving program, athletics department, and Chatham
  • Oversee budget and resource management for the men's swimming and diving
  • Coordinate athletic events and programs are planned intentionally to enhance campus community and school
  • Ensure proper safety precautions are followed at all times.
  • Ensure adherence to rules, regulations and policies of all governing bodies (Chatham University, PAC and NCAA)
  • Work in coordination with the Director of Athletics, other coaches and staff to support and achieve overall goals established by the athletics
  • Work with other students, faculty and staff to support the retention of student-athletes and promote teamwork, set high standards, support the academic, personal and leadership development of its
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Athletics

Chatham University offers competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

Interested candidates should visit www.chatham.edu/careers and follow the instructions to complete the application process. To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, professional resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Actively Seeks Diverse Candidates

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