Job Summary: To assist the head swimming coach in the administration and operation of the swimming program consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and other appropriate governing bodies (i.e. Mid-American Conference) This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations.
Duties/Physical Demands: Assist the head coach in the planning and administration of daily workouts.
-Assist in team travel under the direction of the head coach.
-Assist in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes
-Assist in equipment ordering, tracking and distribution.
-Assist in academic monitoring.
-Monitor, track and submit CARA logs weekly.
-Plan team functions throughout the season (i.e. team building, banquet, etc.) including reservations of facilities.
-Develop and implement a strategic plan for the team’s social media platforms and coordinate messaging with the sports information department.
-Work with the head coach to develop and distribute newsletters for various publics.
-Meet entry submissions through Hy-Tek.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the head coach.
-Execute all necessary responsibilities in the absence of the head coach.
-Conduct the swimming program in accordance with all NCAA rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping for recruiting and playing/practice season, monitoring eligibility of student-athletes in the program, successfully completing the annual NCAA Certification test, and assisting in the education of student-athletes about NCAA rules and participate in department activities, including service on committees and attendance at all scheduled meetings.
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Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; experience coaching at the collegiate, high school, club level and/or equivalent professional experience; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and promote an inclusive work environment.
Desired Qualifications: Master's Degree; experience coaching at the Division I level.
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”