Assistant Men's and Women's Diving Coach (7291)

Athletics Department

Full Time - Benefit Eligible

Grade T1

30 hrs per wk, 43 wks per yr

days and hours will vary


Union College, a liberal arts institution located in Schenectady, New York is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Men’s & Women’s Diving Coach. This position is full time hourly – benefits eligible. The men’s and women’s swimming & diving programs are 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:assisting with recruiting, monitoring the academic progress of swimming & diving 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 competitive diving 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.

The College is committed to excellence in academics and athletics, diversity and a well-balanced, broad based intercollegiate athletics program dedicated to the concept of the student-athlete.


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. # 7291
Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Telephone: (518) 388-6108
Fax: (518) 388-6529

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. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. 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, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.