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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Assistant Coach, Diving Coach in Atlanta, Georgia

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Job Description

The Diving Coach performs coaching responsibilities as assigned by the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming Coach.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience coaching, mentoring, and developing divers of a wide range of abilities, including divers at an NCAA national level. Experience with dryland training, including trampoline and dry board, is required. In addition, a successful candidate will develop daily, weekly, and seasonal training plans that are complemented by a comprehensive dryland program, partner with our strength and conditioning coaches to ensure the weight program is diving specific, and promote an inclusive culture and a positive environment that encourages student-athletes to strive for academic and athletic excellence.

This position is responsible for maintaining the integrity and reputation of Emory University and the Athletics program, and positively impacts the relationship between the University and its students, faculty, staff, alumni and community.

Primary Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist head coach in all facets of the program.

  • Maintain and ensure compliance with University, the University Athletic Association and NCAA policies and rules.

  • Provide leadership, organization and supervision for practice and competition.

  • Maintain a high standard of performance consistent with Emory University and the Department of Athletics’ mission of academic and athletic excellence.

  • Analysis of video and statistical data to further develop and improve student-athlete performance.

  • Assist in organizing home meets and away travel arrangements.

  • Ability to identify and evaluate highly competitive prospective student-athletes that meet the stringent academic requirements of Emory University.

  • Communicates when necessary with Sports Medicine, Sports Information, Strength and Conditioning and administrative staff.

  • Attend department and Campus Life meetings and events as required.

  • Proficiency to perform various office duties such as managing recruiting database of student-athletes, maintaining contacts and records.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Previous coaching experience. Strong abilities to work in student-athlete development and their commitment to their athletic and academic success. Work with effectively with staff, alumni and community members.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Possess strong organizational skills to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Possess high work ethic, positive attitude, and professionalism at all times.

  • Current certification in CPR/First Aid/AED.

  • Supports a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that reinforces the university's commitment to an inclusive community.

This position will be a 10-month benefit-eligible appointment . An opportunity to start a USA Diving Club program, or to supplement income through lessons is a possibility.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 92259

Job Type Temporary Part-Time

Division Emory Campus Life

Department CL:Athletics & Recreation

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable