Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Senior Assistant / Assistant Swimming Coach. This is a full time, 10-month reporting position with benefits. Under the general direction of the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach, this coach will assist with the responsibilities of the NCAA D-III Men’s and Women’s Swimming programs in accordance and compliance with NCAA, NCAC, and Kenyon College policies and regulations. The Senior Assistant / Assistant Swimming Coach will work in conjunction with the Head Coach to fulfill the following responsibilities: coaching student athletes, recruiting, providing leadership for assistant coaches, volunteer assistant coaches and team managers, as well as program logistics & management.
It is also expected that the Senior Assistant / Assistant Swimming Coach embrace the department mission of fostering learning and developing community with a focus on the values of citizenship, competition, resiliency, sportsmanship, and teamwork within Kenyon’s unique campus culture. Successful candidates will be able to show a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in their support for students from diverse ethnic, socioeconomic, religious, and national backgrounds.
- Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
- Demonstrated experience teaching the rules and fundamentals of the sport.
- 3+ years of collegiate swimming coaching experience is preferred.
- Experience in recruitment of academically focused-student athletes is preferred.
- CPR, First Aid and AED Certification is required (and can be completed after hire).
Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.
Compensation and Benefits
Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and commensurate with experience. In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.
We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Staff Handbook.
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Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.