Employment of head coach, swimming and diving


job description:

Date posted: April 7, 2022

Location: 839 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL, USA


The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is one of the top 25 public universities nationally and one of the top 10 best value universities. A Carnegie R1 research institution, UIC comprises 16 top-tier colleges, 100 degree programs, and a faculty:student ratio of 18:1. UIC is home to more than 34,000 students and has 300,000 living alumni. One of the most diverse campuses in the country and the largest university in Chicago, UIC is located just one mile from the famous Chicago Loop. UIC is committed to providing a welcoming environment for its students and fostering a sense of belonging.

UIC Flames Athletics is an NCAA Division I athletic program, sponsoring 300 student-athletes in 18 varsity sports. UIC will become the 12th member of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) beginning in the 2022-23 academic year.

Reporting to the Athletic Director (or designate), the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Head Coach provides leadership in the personal, academic and athletic development of student-athletes, and is responsible for the organization, direction and administration of all facets of a competitive NCAA Division I swimming and diving program.

• Coach and train team members during practices and competitions. Assess skills and instruct athletes on technique.

• Oversee the recruitment of potential student-athletes. Identify, assess, contact and meet with student-athletes and parents. Organize campus tours and attend competitions to observe prospects.

• Organize, plan and schedule daily training and exercises. Implement the match preparation plan; determine game strategy.

• Collaborate with athletic staff and university faculty to monitor the academic progress of student-athletes to ensure that athletic eligibility and academic standards are maintained.

• Schedule competitions and develop travel plans. Manage the budget.

• Develop and promote summer camps.

• Participate in fundraising and alumni relations activities.

• Adhere to all University, Horizon League and NCAA rules and regulations.

• Develop and promote summer camps (if applicable).

Staff management

• Plan, assign and review staff work to ensure group objectives are met. Hire, train, develop and manage staff to ensure qualified staff exist to achieve group goals.

Perform other related tasks and participate in special projects as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree in sports management, education or related field. Favorite master.

Direct knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required. CPR and safety certifications.

A minimum of five years of experience as a sports coach. Strong interpersonal, managerial and

communication skills.

How to register

To apply, please visit: Job Details: Head Coach, Swimming and Diving (uic.edu)

For further consideration, applicants should apply and submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and the names of three references (names, titles, phone numbers and email addresses) by April 18, 2022 .

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or disabled person status.

University of Illinois job offers may be subject to approval by the University Board of Trustees. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks and other pre-employment assessments on all applicants for employment upon acceptance of a conditional offer. Background checks will be conducted in accordance with state and federal laws.

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The University of Illinois system requires applicants selected for employment to disclose any documented findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and authorize investigations of current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or harassment sexual. For more information visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

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Contact information

Monica Kay Montgomery

839 West Roosevelt Road M/C 195
MC 195

phone: 13124133432


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