The University of Texas Permian Basin welcomes applications for the position of Head Swimming Coach and Aquatics Director. The Head Coach will oversee, instruct, and implement all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Swim & Dive program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: recruiting, fundraising, scheduling, practice and meet planning, supervising coaching staff, and ensuring the academic success of student-athletes within regulations set forth by the University and NCAA Division II regulations. The Head Swimming Coach will also manage all aspects of the on-campus pool including operations, programs, staffing, and budget.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: • Organizes, prepares, and conducts individual and team practices, training and competition • Recruits student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules and regulations through scouting, attending meets, and home visits • Directs all aspects, areas and components of the Swim & Dive teams including the financial operation, practice and game preparation, scheduling, compliance, and the recruitment of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes • Represents sports program to various institutional entities and externally to media, government agencies, funding agencies, students, parents, and the public • Manages all aspects of the daily operation and coordinates all administration facets of the Swimming Program and its facility through planning, coordination, scheduling, and evaluating a variety of programs specific to aquatics area within the facility • Monitoring of student-athletes academic and athletic development • Adhere to all NCAA, conference and institution policies and procedures • Oversees and coordinates the recruitment, training, scheduling, certification, and performance of student employees of the facility; supervises the day-to-day activities of the pool • Oversees and coordinates the administration of the facility, to include scheduling of facility operations • Oversees the maintenance of the pools, to include chemistry, cleanliness, and related maintenance • Ensures that all appropriate water, environmental, health and safety standards are maintained; ensures pools are compliant with all local, state and national requirements and current on all necessary certifications required for operation • Develops, implements, and oversees a variety of aquatics programs for students, faculty, staff, and/or members of the general public • Participates in and teaches aquatic and safety certification training sessions, as necessary • Participates in the development of annual operating budgets and provides fiscal direction to the unit • Develops and maintains records of operational facility usage; monitors and maintains inventories of pool equipment and supplies • Prepares statistical reports on a monthly basis, and prepares data and narrative for inclusion in annual reports • Other duties, as assigned
SCHEDULE: This is an exempt position and as an exempt employee your schedule may vary based on the number of hours needed to meet the job responsibilities. The individual holding this position may need to be available early morning, evening and weekends to meet the needs of the Athletics Department.
HOW TO APPLY: All applicants must submit a UTPB electronic application in order to be considered. Link to posting at the UTPB Careers site: https://utpb.peopleadmin.com/postings/2574.
Please include all required documents with your submission. Unofficial transcripts of all college work are acceptable for purposes of the application. Official transcripts are required upon hire.
The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad range of employee benefits including free health insurance (employee only) as well as a generous retirement program.
The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
UT Permian Basin participates in e-Verify.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s degree required; Master's degree preferred • Three (3) years of head coaching experience or (4) years assistant coach in a collegiate environment • A demonstrated record of promoting the academic success of student-athletes • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills • Knowledge of and experience in recruiting • Evidence of working effectively with student-athletes of diverse races and cultures • Evidence of complying fully with NCAA regulations • The ability to travel both locally and nationally for the University, which includes possessing a valid driver’s license
Internal Number: S266P
About UT-Permian Basin
The only university named after a geological formation, The University of Texas Permian Basin is a University of Texas System institution, which includes nine academic universities and six health institutions statewide. Surrounded by one of the largest oilfields in the country, UTPB is home to over 5,500 students and approximately 250 teaching faculty. Located in Odessa, Texas, the University has an impact of nearly $250 million on the regional economy and is recognized for its affordability, awarding roughly $15 million in financial aid annually. With 35 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs of study to choose from – as well as the flexibility of fully on-line undergraduate and graduate degree programs – the University consistently ranks among the top 5 Texas public universities for students employed or accepted in graduate/professional school within one year of graduation. At UTPB, you get it all: the small-campus feel with the might of The University of Texas System.
As a regional, comprehensive institution, The University of Texas Permian Basin serves a diverse community of students from the region, the state, and beyond. Through excellence in student-centered teaching, lear...ning, research, and public service, the University cultivates engaged citizens and impacts lives while advancing technology and the public interests of West Texas. The University aspires to be a vibrant student-focused center of excellence for learning, culture, and economic development, preparing students for leadership and success in a complex and changing world. We invite you to learn more about us at: www.utpb.edu.
The University of Texas Permian Basin values the great variety of intellectual and cultural perspectives that contribute to our success. We strongly believe that our future depends heavily on our ability to embrace diversity and leverage the strength of inclusion. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. The University's commitment to equal opportunity extends its nondiscrimination protections to gender expression. The Office of Human Resources prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 432-552-2747. Note: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires The University of Texas Permian Basin to employ only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. New employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment.
UTPB participates in E-Verify.