Under administrative direction, Coach is responsible for planning, administering, and evaluating the overall operations of the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Program to include, but not limited to, academic achievement of student-athletes, on deck coaching, recruitment of qualified prospects, supervision of assistant coaches and other staff assigned to the program, compliance, program management (eligibility, scheduling, travel, budget, equipment), and student-athlete well-being. The Head Coach assumes full responsibility for ensuring that team performance is competitive in the affiliated conferences with the goal of achieving post-season competition. Reports to the Director of Athletics or designee.
Promote the institutional position on intercollegiate issues as determined under administrative policy and procedures adopted by the University, Conference or the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Provide leadership and oversight for the academic progress, success, and eligibility status of student-athletes including promoting and maintaining an environment that encourages academic achievement as measured by academic eligibility, retention, and graduation.
Organize, conduct, direct, and evaluate practices and intercollegiate competitions. Teach necessary skills from the basic fundamental to the techniques and strategies of individual performance. Direct the conditioning and training of student-athletes to insure proper preparation for intercollegiate athletic competition.
Develop and implement a recruiting program which evaluates, recruits, and selects qualified prospects who have the ability to compete in the classroom and athletically. Actively seek out and encourage a diverse group of prospects and assist them through the application process. Work collaboratively with the Athletics Compliance, Student-Athlete Services, and Academics Office staff to qualify and process prospects in a timely and efficient manner. Make recurring contacts by telephone, written correspondence, off-campus visits and evaluations, and coordination of campus visits.
Recommend scholarship awards for student-athletes to the Athletics Director or designee.
Promote the physical and mental well-being of all program participants.
Promote and foster a positive team environment, appropriate behavior, and sportsmanship by team members. Responsible for the conduct of team members both on and off the deck.
Recommend budget and administer approved allocation.
Oversee the selection, purchase, fitting, and upkeep of team uniforms.
Exercise functional and administrative supervision for any assigned assistant coaches and other support staff, to include their compliance with NCAA, Conference and University rules and policies which govern the conduct of the Intercollegiate Athletic program.
Prepare data and reports as necessary in support of University requirements.
Recommend future competitive competition schedule, personnel, financial and facilities requirements for Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Program to the Athletics Director or designee. Coordinate travel arrangements needed in support thereof.
Participate in clinics, exhibitions, and camps as approved.
Actively participates in fundraising, sports promotional activities, speaking engagements, and alumni events as requested or approved for the sports program. Participate in public relations activities that strengthen the relationship between the University and the Community.
Per NCAA Division I Bylaw 188.8.131.52 or as amended, the head coach is presumed to be responsible for the actions of all institutional staff members who report, directly, or indirectly, to the head coach. The head coach shall promote an atmosphere of compliance within the program and shall monitor the activities of all institutional staff members involved with the program who report, directly or indirectly, to the coach.
Responsible for performing the duties of a Campus Security Authority as defined by University policy and federal law with regards to the Clery Act.
Maintains confidentiality to include but not limited to information, files and records that the incumbent may obtain or possess, in accordance with federal and state laws and University of Hawaii policies.
Maintains collaborative working relationships with administrators and coaches in the department, other college offices, and appropriate relationships with members of the media, donors, and other individuals interested in the sports program.
Know, recognize and comply with the laws, policies, rules and regulations governing the University of Hawai‘i and its employees, and the rules of the NCAA and affiliated conferences as now constituted or as may be amended in the future. Immediately advises the Director of Athletics or designee if there is reasonable cause to believe violations, whether by employees or students, have occurred or will occur.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university.
Three (3) years experience coaching swimming at the college or university level,
Knowledge and ability to organize, implement and develop a men’s and women’s swimming and diving program as played at the collegiate level.
or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience coaching Division I swimming.
Demonstrated ability to coach and recruit the highly skilled student-athlete.
TO APPLY: Go to www.workatuh.hawaii.edu and view Job#2019-00650 (Head Swim Coach (Men and Women)). Click on the "Apply" button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach 1) cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, 2) resume, and 3)names of 3 professional references (include title, email and phone number).
Review of applications will begin on May 22, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by May 21, 2019.
Internal Number: 80889
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