AQUATICS DIRECTOR/SWIM AND DIVE TEAM COACH
In the role of Aquatics Director, the successful candidate will oversee the operations of the aquatics department and programs, manage budget, and supervise student lifeguards, swim instructors, and water aerobics leaders. Additional, but not all-inclusive, responsibilities as Head Swim and Dive Team Coach are to plan, organize, lead, and direct a Division III NCAA program, including student-athlete recruitment. Part-time position averaging 20 hours per week.
Eureka is a small residential liberal arts college located equidistant between the cities of Peoria and Bloomington/Normal. The campus is situated on 65 wooded acres with 24 academic and residential buildings in the city of Eureka, Illinois. Focused on “excellence in learning, service, and leadership,” Eureka graduates include forty-two college presidents, seven governors and members of Congress, and the 40th President of the United States, Ronald W. Reagan. Eureka currently has almost 800 students enrolled in 25 degree programs. The College has been recognized on US News “Great Schools, Great Prices” and “Least Debt” lists, on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute as one of fifty national “All-American Colleges.” Chartered in 1855 to provide a “non-sectarian liberal arts” education by abolitionists who were members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Eureka was the first college in Illinois and the third in the nation to admit men and women on an equal basis.
Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution. One to five years’ experience in aquatics management combined with participation or coaching experience at the high school, club, and/or collegiate level is required. Candidate must possess, at minimum, current CPR for the Professional Rescuer; AED, O2, and First Aid certifications; proficiency in swimming and safety skills, and final candidate must pass a water skills test and written exam. Valid driver’s license is required.
Submit cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org (please put “Aquatics Director/Swim Coach” in the subject heading); pdf format preferred, WORD format acceptable. Print materials may be sent to Lori Guth, Human Resources Coordinator, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka IL 61530. Questions about the position should be directed to Mr. Paul Bryant, Athletic Director, at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.