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Athletics: Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Part Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Assistant Coach
  • Job ID: #17349
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Athletics: Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach

A 10-month, $10,000 stipend with housing provided, professional limited staff position is available in Intercollegiate Athletics beginning August 1, 2021, or as soon as possible after August 1st. The working title for this assignment is Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach with an official title in the Coach title series.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree is required.  Knowledge of sports is essential, as is a proven ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented setting. Must have strong moral character, work ethic, leadership, and communication skills. A commitment to athletic excellence within an academic environment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Prior successful playing and/or coaching experience at the collegiate level. A master’s degree may be considered an asset.

DUTIES:

  1. Assist the head coach in directing a highly successful program within the guidelines of the University, the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC), and NCAA Division III.
  2. Assist in the planning and direction of all practices, matches and team events.
  3. Assist in the recruitment and retention of qualified student athletes consistent with the academic standards of the University.
  4. Assist with the care and inventory of equipment for the program.
  5. Assist with the promotion of the sport with students, alumni, and members of the community.
  6. Assist with promoting program revenue generation related to the program.
  7. Participate in department fundraising and public relations events.
  8. Assume other duties as agreed upon by the Head Coach and Athletics Director.

THE UNIT: The unit of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of 60+ staff members.  The Intercollegiate Athletics website is www.blugolds.com

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Athletics: Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach position (Job ID # 17349) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcript of highest degree earned
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Anne Ryder, Head Coach, ryderam@uwec.edu; 715-836-4422

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by July 28, 2021.  However, screening may continue until position is filled. 

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings will change in November 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.