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SUNY Geneseo Part-Time Assistant Coach - Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving in Geneseo, New York

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Position Summary

The SUNY Geneseo Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation, part of the Division of Student and Campus Life, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Coach for Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving (part-time). This is a pool posting and applicants will be reviewed only when there is a need to fill a position.


This part-time, 10-month position will assist in the organization, implementation, and skill instruction of daily practice, and game-day preparation. Must demonstrate the ability to instruct the student/athletes (team) in all aspects of coaching in the absence of the head coach.

The anticipated annual salary will not exceed $9,000.00. The selected candidate is expected to adhere to all NCAA, SUNYAC and SUNY Geneseo rules and regulations.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree

  • A commitment to the campus values of diversity and inclusivity.

Posting Details

Special Instructions to Applicant

This is a pool posting and applicants will only be contacted if there is an opening.

Applications will be active for two years, at which time you will need to reapply.

About SUNY Geneseo

SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

SUNY Geneseo is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding students, faculty, staff, and administration. We recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all positions and ensure that all other personnel actions are conducted without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Applicants, students, employees, and other members of the College community (including vendors, visitors, and guests) are protected from illegal forms of harassment or retaliation based upon a protected characteristic. To request accommodation or assistance for job related duties or the employment application process, please contact the Office of Diversity and Equity at (585)245-5020 or email Find out more about our Community Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion!

Background Investigation Statement

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. See our full Background Investigation Statement at

Clery Statement

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Job Duties/Responsibilities

Job Duty/ Responsibility
  • Assist in the organization, implementation, and skill instruction of daily practice, and game-day preparation

  • Instruct student-athletes and staff of applicable intercollegiate athletic rules, regulations, and University policies and ensure compliance of such regulations

  • Teach and train student-athletes in skills and strategies specific to a particular sport

  • Instruct the team in all aspects of coaching in the absence of the head coach

  • Ensure appropriate safety measures are observed when conducting team activities. Train the student athlete on such safety measures

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Job Duty/ Responsibility
  • Develop and conduct pre-season, in-season and off-season training and conditioning programs for the team

  • Be present for all scheduled practices and games

  • Assist in the organization of team fundraising events

  • Recruiting:

  • Assess talent of prospective student-athletes by attending local high school /prep-school/junior/AAU games and/or tournaments.

  • Make phone and written contact with prospects and coaches.

Campus Title: Part-Time Assistant Coach - Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics & Rec

Lifting 10 pounds or less: Frequently

Lifting up to 20 pounds: Frequently

Lifting 20 to 50 pounds: Occasionally

Lifting 50 to 100 pounds: Occasionally

Lifting in excess of 100 pounds: Rarely

Kneeling: Occasionally

Crouching: Occasionally

Crawling: Occasionally

Climbing: Occasionally

Ascend/Descend: Occasionally

Work Atop: Occasionally

Stooping: Occasionally

Position Self: Occasionally

Carrying: Occasionally

Pushing: Occasionally

Pulling: Occasionally

Transport/Put/Move: Occasionally

Balancing: Occasionally

Repetitive Motion: Occasionally

Grasping: Occasionally

Eye Hand Coordination: Occasionally

Fine Manipulation: Occasionally

Reaching: Occasionally

Sitting: Occasionally

Standing: Occasionally

Stationary Position: Occasionally

Speaking: Occasionally

Communicate/Convey/Exchange Information: Continuously

Vision - Ability to Distinguish Similar Colors: Occasionally

Vision - Depth Perception: Occasionally

Vision - Close Vision: Occasionally

Vision - Distant Vision: Occasionally

Seeing: Occasionally

Hearing: Occasionally

Discern/Detect/Perceive: Continuously

Inspect/Judge/Assess: Continuously

Walking: Frequently

Walking - Uneven Surfaces: Frequently

Traversing/Moving: Frequently

Posting Number: S153

Number of Vacancies: 1

Line # to be filled: tbd

Full or Part-time: Part-Time

Appointment Type: Temporary

Job Posting Date: 05/08/2019

Open Until Filled: Yes

Salary: Not to exceed $9000

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