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Coach, Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Coach, Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving
Department Administration and Athletics (1402)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

This is an annually appointed, benefits eligible coaching position in the University of Arizona Athletics Department. The purpose of the position is to assist the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach with the recruitment and coaching of student-athletes in the sport of diving in a major Division I program, as well as assist with some operational duties. The position acts within the rules and regulations of the University, the Pac-12 conference, and NCAA.

The University’s strength in undergraduate education and scientific research is paralleled by its excellence on the court and other venues of its 20-sport Intercollegiate Athletic Program. The Arizona Wildcats compete in the tradition-rich Pac-12 Conference, “The Conference of Champions.” For a more comprehensive view of what makes working in our department unique, please visit www.arizonawildcats.com.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Seasonal training and development of student-athletes
  • Assist with recruitment
  • Assist with budget management
  • Operational assistance of swimming program
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Competitive playing and/or coaching experience at the collegiate or professional level
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to academic and athletic success
  • Working knowledge of NCAA regulations
  • Proven experience with or involvement in national or international Diving Federations
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A21885
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

ebarnes@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 07/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 07/17/2017
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/20259

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have competitive playing and/or coaching experience at the collegiate or professional level?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents