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      On behalf of Denison University Swimming and Diving and Head Coach Gregg Parini, Denison University submits the following job opportunity.


      Denison University invites applications for the position of assistant men’s and women’s swimming coach. Denison University is an institution with a strong athletic tradition and competes in the NCAA Division III and the North Coast Athletic Conference. Under the direction of Head Coach Gregg Parini, the men’s and women’s swimming teams have posted a combined 42-straight top-10 finishes at the NCAA Division III Championships.

      RESPONSIBILITIES FOR POSITION: Assist head swimming coach with the daily operation of the swimming program and the recruitment of student-athletes. Administrative duties include making team travel arrangements, monitoring academic progress of students, supervising student workers, administering student forms, maintaining team records and statistics, providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases and assisting equipment room with the distribution and maintenance of athletic equipment. Coaching duties include monitoring preparation of athletic facilities for practice and meets, scouting opposing teams, developing and applying team rules, and assisting the head coach with team selection, practices, and meet management. Recruiting duties include identifying prospective students, contacting prospective students, arranging campus visits, developing printed recruiting materials, assisting the Admissions Office with special events and assisting with the recruit weekend. Additional duties will include general administrative responsibilities and/or teaching for the department.

      QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree and a sound knowledge of intercollegiate swimming are required. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to coach on the college level. Successful background in coaching swimming at the college level is preferred. Candidates must have at least one year of significant and demonstrable experience working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Candidates need to have successful, proven experience in recruiting student-athletes and excellent writing, oral, interpersonal and organizational skills. Candidates must be able to demonstrate an understanding of and/or experience in a residential, liberal arts college environment and demonstrate an understanding of NCAA Division III, conference and institutional rules and regulations.

      CONTRACT TERM: The position is full-time, ten-month (August through May), annual administrative appointment with benefits.

      Send letter of application and resume with the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

      Gregg Parini, Head Swimming Coach
      Denison University
      P.O. Box 810
      Granville, Ohio 43023

      Review of candidates will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. In a continuing effort to diversify our Campus Community, Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

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