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Fordham University Head Coach Swimming/Diving in Bronx, New York

About Fordham:

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.

The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program ( EAP ); tuition remission; and generous time off.

Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Department: Athletic Administration

Campus: Rose Hill (RH) - Bronx

Position Summary:

Manages and administers all aspects of the Swimming & Diving program within the University, Atlantic 10, and NCAA rules and regulations.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages and administers all aspects of the Swimming & Diving program within the University, Atlantic 10, and NCAA rules and regulations.

  • Demonstrates integrity, leadership, a strong commitment, and ability to motivate, teach, counsel, and recruit academically qualified students.

  • Assumes responsibility for the organization, coaching, and training of all practices and meets.

  • Improves student-athletes’ skill development through practice and meets.

  • Evaluates, identifies, and recruits quality student-athletes within the University, Atlantic 10 Conference, and NCAA policies.

  • Hires, supervises, and trains assistant coaches.

  • Tracks academic monitoring of student-athletes through their completion of graduation.

  • Manages the annual operating budget and respective fundraising gift account.

  • Oversees team travel, equipment, and supplies.

  • Works with the Maroon Club and the development staff to raise funds and develop other fundraising activities to support the swimming and diving program.

  • Organizes and coordinates the schedule for the Messmore Swimming Pool for M/W Swim & Dive, Water Polo, Open Swim, and more.

  • Trains, schedules, and supervises lifeguards.

  • Is responsible for the Pool Health and Safety Plan.

  • Works in conjunction with University Facilities to coordinate and manage a comprehensive program of facility and water sanitation operations, equipment repair, and preventative maintenance.

  • Monitors pool instrumentation and correct as needed the chemical feeders, filters, and the heating and cooling system.

  • Ensures pool area cleanliness, monitoring of chemicals, enforcement of safety guidelines, and adherence to all Aquatic Center Rules.

  • Maintains records of users on a daily and hourly basis and maintenance schedules.

  • Ensures compliance with all NYC Aquatic regulations and all permits and equipment are up-to-date and code compliant.

  • Works with University Campus Operations to ensure the pool deck is cleaned regularly.

  • Coordinates with Athletic Facilities for any facility needs for swimming, diving, and water polo programs.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Strong interpersonal communications skills; computer skills; demonstrated integrity, leadership, and a thorough knowledge of the sport are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful intercollegiate coaching experience, at the Division I level.

Minimum Salary: $80,000

Maximum Salary: $90,000