Assists the Head Coach with the organization and administration of all aspects of the Augsburg swim and dive program, including coaching and training, student-athlete retention, advising, mentoring and recruiting prospective student-athletes.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Head Coach:
Instruct student-athletes on physical health, team concepts, safety, and sport-specific skills on both an individual and team basis
Identify and recruit talented and qualified prospective student-athletes according to program recruiting plan.
Teach, advise and mentor student-athletes on life-skills.
Create sport-specific practice and game plans, analyze film and facilitate team meetings.
ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Assist with monitoring and supporting academic progress of student-athletes/teams to exceed athletic department standards
Assist with maintaining acceptable student-athlete retention rates to the team and/or institution
Assist with budget management, fundraising, travel planning and program organization
Assist with Alumni/parent communication and involvement, including organizing events as appropriate
Assist with organizing and participating in team community-service event(s)
Assist with camps and clinics
All other duties as apparent or assigned by supervisor(s).
At least three (3) years of playing/coaching experience required
Bachelor's degree preferred
Recruiting experience preferred
Knowledge and adherence to the MIAC Code of Ethics.
Follow MIAC and NCAA Division III guidelines and regulations, while exhibiting behavior that represents a positive image of the athletic program and the college.
Integrity and leadership skills
Strong organizational and communication skills
Ability to build and strengthen cross-campus relationships
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.
Ability to be attentive to details, be accurate, be precise.
Ability to lead/teach and mentor others.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment; and work independently with little supervision.
Ability to reason/analyze; maintain confidentiality; and demonstrate patience, understanding.
Ability to show initiative; organize workflow; manage one or more projects; and handle frequent interruptions.
Augsburg University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, familial status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or public assistance status.
Applicants MUST submit the following documents:
Three Professional References
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Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and is characterized by strong teaching in small classes.
The University's Mission
Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.
The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic pr...ograms. Augsburg’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.