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Assistant Swim Coach (7285)

Schenectady, NY - Posted on: Thursday 08/25/16


Full Time - Benefit Eligible

Grade T1

Days and hours will vary

30 hrs per week, 43 wks per yr


Union College's Athletic Department is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Men’s & Women’s Swimming Coach. This position is full time hourly – benefits eligible. The men’s and women’s swimming program is a member of NCAA Division III and the Liberty League. Union College sponsors 26 intercollegiate sports, 24 in Division III, with Ice Hockey competing at Division I.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with recruiting; monitoring the academic progress of swimming student-athletes; assisting with practice planning, communicating effectively with student-athletes, parents, alumni, and administration; and performing various duties within the Athletics Department.


Bachelor’s degree required; previous collegiate coaching or swimming experience preferred. The successful candidate should possess solid organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills, and have the ability to identify and attract outstanding student-athletes to Union College. Candidates must have an understanding of NCAA rules and regulations, along with a philosophy compatible with a multi-classified liberal arts college with highly selective academic standards. Candidates must be safety conscience and able to work with a diverse group of students. Requires some evening and weekend hours.

To Apply:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Persons interested in applying should send their letter of application, a current personal resume and three references (with current phone numbers). Electronic applications preferred.

Please apply via email, U.S. Mail, fax or in person:

Human Resources
Req. # 7285
Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Telephone: (518) 388-6108
Fax: (518) 388-6529
Email: hr@union.edu

Please submit all electronic application materials as a single pdf or doc file.

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.

Union College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s).

Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.