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Head Coach Men and Women's Swimming

Position Deleted on 12/05/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Chicago, IL
Admin - Athletics and Coaching
Full Time
Job Category: Campus & Student Services
Department: Athletics
Location: IIT-Main Campus (MC), 3300 S. Federal, Chicago
Requisition Number: 0601331

The Head men and Women's Swimming coach at the Illinois Institute of Technology is a 12 month full time staff coaching position. The Head Coach will direct and coordinate the activities of the IIT men and women's swimming and diving team. IIT is a member of the NAIA and the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference. The Head Coach will report to the Director of Athletics.

Aquatics Director will oversee the Ecko pool and all ativities therein. Director will work with the facility manager to avoid scheduling conflicts.

Key Responsibility 1
Head Coach Duties:

Responsible for the overall coaching and supervision of the men and women's swimming and diving program.

Organizes all aspects of recruiting for continued success at the college level. Maintain a minimum women's and men's roster size as determined by the director of athletics.

Responsible for all aspects of swimming and diving budgeting, prepares forecast for annual swimming and diving budget, submits purchase order requests for equipment, and supplies. Manages the soccer budget within university and departmental guidelines.

Key Responsibility 2
Secures, maintains, and inventories all equipment and supplies that pertain to the program.

Prepares soccer schedules within university, departmental and national organization guidelines.

Organizes and administers all practice sessions within university, departmental, and national guidelines.

Supervises specific fund-raising events for swimming and diving in consultation with the Athletic Director.

Follows the University Personnel Handbook, the Athletic Department policies, and upholds the appropriate image in relation to the culture of the University.

Key Responsibility 3
Provide leadership and assistance to student athletes within the department.

Provide leadership and assistance to student athletes within the department.

Other duties and specific other responsibility as assigned by the Athletic Director.

Key Responsibility 4
Athletic Event Management Staffing:

Assistant lead athletic event manager with staffing of an event manager for home athletic contest.

Key Responsibility 5
CPO licensing:

Must have a current or secure licensing as a Certified Pool Operator within 60 days of employment.

Key Responsibility 6
Aquatics Director Duties:

Oversight of the aquatics facilities

coordinating recreation aquatic programs

Facility preparation for intercollegiate athletics practic and competition

Scheduling and Customer Service

Leading, hiring and training the aquatics staff including lifeguard program

Creating a welcoming environment that promotes safety, quality and excellence

Head Coach must be able to communicate effectively.

A qualified candidate must possess excellent communication skills and strong managerial and interpersonal skills.

Customer Service:
The head coach will need an acute sense of customer service along with a positive attitude. Must possess good human relations skills and serve as a positive role model for student athletes

Education & Experience:
Bachelors Degree required, Masters preferred.

Preferred Skills:
Computer literacy a must specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

The position requires a commitment to the academic success of student-athletes and the ability to operate a successful program within the NAIA guidelines and university regulations.

Knowledge of NAIA and NCAA Division III preferred and desired.

Should possess an understanding of the role physical education and athletics play in an academic setting and have the ability to identify and attract outstanding student athletes to the university.
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