The Athletics Department at Milligan University invites applications for the part-time position of Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swim Coach. Reporting to the Head Swim Coach, this position will work alongside the head swim coach to develop and mentor student athletes into becoming the best possible versions of themselves.
The position will require assisting the head coach with coaching approximately 15 hours per week, as well as assist in the identification and recruitment of high-quality student athletes and administrative duties. A demonstrated ability to mentor student-athletes and enhance their personal, academic, and athletic development is critical to the position. The assistant coach will also assist in coordinating team travel, setup of events and oversight of special projects (team activities, community service, and fundraising). This position also has potential to create a clinic/lesson program.
Successful candidates should have a minimum of bachelor’s degree along with experience in coaching college, club, or high school swimming. Previous college swimming experience, along with previous college coaching, is preferred. A strong desire to succeed, along with a great work ethic, is essential to this position. Candidates should also possess CPR/AED/Lifeguard certifications (but these certifications can be obtained after being hired). Other certifications, such as CSCS or USAW, are helpful. Successful candidates should also demonstrate a strong Christian faith and commitment to Milligan’s mission as a Christian liberal arts university. Primary duties and responsibilities would be performed on-campus and may require early mornings along with travel to all away meets.
Application Process: Applicants should submit a resume, a cover letter describing their coaching style and how they would assist our team, and a minimum of 2 professional references via email to Spencer Scarth, Head Swim Coach at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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