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Assistant Coach - Men's and Women's Swim Team at University of California - Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara, California

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:


*Payroll Title: Assistant Coach 2

*Job Code: 005046

*Job Open Date: 10/14/20

Primary Consideration Date for Open Until Filled: 10/28/20

*Department Code-Name: ATHL

*Percentage of Time: 100%

*Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU): PPSM (99)

*Grade Type/Grade: BYA

*FLSA Exemption Status: Exempt

*Work Location: Intercollegiate Athletics Building and Facilities, Competition Venues

*Pay Rate/Range: $43,660/yr.

*Days/Hours: Monday - Sunday as needed.


UC Santa Barbara is located on the Pacific Ocean, ranks among the top-10 public universities in the nation and is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The UCSB Athletics Department includes 20 intercollegiate sports teams and 450 student-athletes that compete for championships in the Big West Conference and at the NCAA Division 1 level. The Gauchos have won a record 10 Big West Conference Commissioner's Cups, representing the league's all-sports champion, including 2018-19.


Assists the Head Coach in the design, supervision, and implementation of a well disciplined, competitive and comprehensive Intercollegiate Athletics sports program utilizing sound teaching principles. Abides by all local, state, federal, and specialized mandates, including NCAA, Big West and Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Conferences, and University and Department of Athletics rules, policies, and regulations.


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution.

* Demonstrated leadership ability and successful coaching experience.

* Ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and electronic forms.

* Experience in program planning and teaching.

* Requires sound player/team management skills.

* Ability to teach sound fundamentals of the sport.

* Ability to recruit highly successful student athletes.

* Thorough knowledge of NCAA Constitution and Bylaws.

* Understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics within the overall academic mission of the University.


See job description for knowledge, skills, and abilities.


* Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse

* UCSB Campus Security Authority under Clery Act

* Maintain a valid CA driver's license, a clean DMV record and enrollment in the DMV Employee Pull-Notice Program.

* Satisfactory criminal history background check.

* UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment.

* Available to work after hours, weekends, and holidays as required by team schedule.


Student-Athlete Skills, Duties, and Responsibilities - 60%

Student-Athlete Skill Instruction, Player Development, Team & Game Preparation:

* Under general direction of the head coach, performs assigned coaching duties.

* Assists in all aspects of training and coaching with thorough knowledge of the sport - teaching skill development, assisting with coaching strategies, applying techniques, and developing player skills.

* Assists with organization and implementation of pre-season conditioning program working with head coach and strength coach to put together conditioning program and assisting student-athletes in completing the program.

* Conducts preseason, regular season and permissible out of season practices and training programs.

* Prepares effective game plans for opponents, analyze game situations, develop and communicate adjustments during the competition, and ensure plans are consistent with the skills and abilities of the student-athletes.

* Travels to away competitions and assist with team management.

* Maintains professional conduct at all times in the teaching and coaching of student-athletes and during team and game preparation.

* Keeps informed of trends and changes in respective sport, maintain membership in professional organizations, and attend clinics or conferences when appropriate.

Administrative Duties - 40%

* Assists with recruiting prospective student-athletes within the rules and regulations of the NCAA, Big West Conference and UCSB. Recruiting duties may include calling prospective student-athletes, evaluating talent, organizing official visits, and maintaining accurate recruiting records.

* Assists with apparel and equipment ordering, working within budget limitations and keeping accurate records of inventory.

* Assists with the coordination of team and recruiting travel arrangements.

* Assists with the planning and organization of team and department community service activities.

* Works cooperatively with personnel in the Athletics Department, the University community and the general public.


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