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Assistant Coach, Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving

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Date: May 20, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Assistant Coach, Men’s & Women’s Swimming and Diving

Department of Athletics

University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati (UC), Department of Athletics seeks applications for an Assistant Coach to work with the Men/Women? Swim and Diving program. This is a full-time position, salaried, with a comprehensive benefits package. 

The successful candidate will report to the Head Coach and will be expected to assist with the management of the Men/Women NCAA intercollegiate swimming and diving program in accordance with institutional, NCAA Division I, and Conference bylaws and regulations. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in on and off campus recruiting for the program – identifying & evaluating prospective student-athletes
  • Organize recruiting events & camps
  • Design and prepare practice plans or individual work as assigned by the head coach
  • Work in accordance with the Compliance department
  • Assist in organizing team travel – logistics, meals, paperwork
  • Assist in alumni relations & events
  • Create and build social media platforms & interaction


Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree AND college/professional coaching or competing experience. Computer skills are a must as is knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations

The ideal candidate will have meet management technical experience and will be able to assist the head coach in all aspects of directing the swim and diving program. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of intercollegiate athletics rules and regulations of athletic associations and conferences including eligibility, recruiting, and certification. Strong organizational, oral and written communication, time management, and interpersonal skills are also required.

The position requires some evening and weekend hours.

Interested candidates must apply online at (Req Id 37620). Online applications must include a curriculum vitae, and cover letter explaining your credentials and the contributions you have made towards diversity and inclusion.

The Cincinnati Bearcats compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics as a member of the American Athletic Conference. UC fields 19 varsity teams with over 500 student-athletes supported by almost 200 full-time staff on the award-winning UC campus in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bearcats have won six national championships and 80 conference championships during its proud history. Numerous luminaries and Olympians have worn UC's red and black through the years including hall of fame legends Sandy Koufax, Oscar Robertson and Jack Twyman. UC student-athletes achieved a record breaking GPA of 3.328 in the Spring 2018. A semester GPA of 3.0 or higher was achieved by 66% (fall) and 76% (spring) of the student-athletes in the 2017-2018 academic year. And 50 student-athletes achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA in the Fall 2018 for a school record. For more information on UC Athletics, visit

The Department of Athletics is committed to comprehensive excellence in the pursuit of creating positive academic, athletic and social experiences for our student-athletes. We strive for victory and will represent our university with pride. Guided by the principles of integrity, respect, determination and excellence, we stand as one team, together in all we do.

Cincinnati has been identified as one of the most livable cities in America in a tristate metropolitan area of 2.2 million, with excellent cultural and entertainment opportunities, and a moderate cost of living combined with a wealth of housing options.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 37620 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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