The Assistant Director reports to the Associate Director of the Aquatic Center and will have functional and administrative responsibility for the direction of the competitive swimming program to include Age Group, Masters and risk management. Serves to provide program coverage, facility coverage, and supervision of special events as needed.
Required to perform duties with limited supervision and will be responsible for making significant independent decisions
Directs swim practice execution, provides technical work direction to swim team staff, and provides real time feedback and notes suggestions and comments for their supervisor’s review
Conduct daily facility safety assessment and take appropriate action
Direct the Coaching staff (2-4 students)+ 1 part time assistant coach during all scheduled practices, swim meets, and extra activities (10 – 20 hours per week)
Plans and develops season goals for the team participants and swim coaches. Develops and approves weekly workouts for all participants and manages swimmer placement for efficient programing
Oversee progression, goal setting and monitor development and placement of all swimmers
Instruct swimmers on proper strokes, turns, starts, and all other aspects of swimming as needed
Assist Associate Director with the development, recommendation, and management of Age Group budgets
Recruiting of novice swimmers and swimmer retention
Direct and/or compile reports and proposals related to the competitive swimming programs
Assist with facility coverage and departmental special events
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree or 3 – 5 years of demonstrated experience and coaching a year round age group competitive swimming program
3 years of USA and/or YMCA Swimming age group coaching experience.
Ability to obtain certification in CPR/PR, AED, First Aid, and American Red Cross Safety Training for Swim Coaches, and Principles of USA Swimming Certification and USA Swimming Level 1 certification within 30 days of hire.
Ability to become American Red Cross Lifeguard Certified within 3 months of hire
Additional Salary Information: Benefit Eligible
Internal Number: 5208
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Miami University is primarily an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with 16,000 undergraduate, 3, 000 graduates located in Southwestern Ohio located in Oxford. Oxford is a town of 10,000 is 40 minutes from Cincinnati and Dayton, OH. Miami University is a Division I institution. The Department of Recreational Sports, has a state of the art 150,000 sq foot main facility built in 1994, two satellite facilities and outdoor field space including a ropes course. We have 17 full-time program staff members leading our Aquatic Center, Intramurals, Outdoor Pursuit Center, Sport Clubs, Summer Camps, Fitness and Aerobics Program. We also have a network manager and marketing staff. The department houses an internal operation staff.