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Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach/Recruiting Coordinator (Specialist 1A)

University of Connecticut

Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is seeking applications for the full-time position of Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach/Recruiting Coordinator. Responsibilities include: assisting the Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I men's and women's swimming program including: recruitment and development of student-athletes; home and away meet preparation and management; assisting with facility operations and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Recruiting Coordinator responsibilities include: work directly with the Head Coach to develop a recruiting plan; organizing official visits; prospect evaluation; recruiting database management and general recruiting responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; previous collegiate coaching experience as a Head or Assistant Coach of a Division I swimming program (within the past two years); knowledge of and prior experience recruiting Division I student-athletes; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; excellent organizational, communication and public relation skills; and USA Swimming, Lifeguard, CPR/First Aid certifications needed at time of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong recruiting and/or recruiting coordinator experience; experience leading a training group through a complete NCAA cycle; and prior experience of community outreach and/or involvement with University activities.

Salary: commensurate with experience.

Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2017597)

This job posting is schedule to be removed at 11:59PM Eastern time on May 29, 2017.

All Employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


ASSISTANT WOMEN'S LACROSSE COACH (Specialist IA)

University of Connecticut

Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut is accepting applications for a full-time position of Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach. Responsibilities include: assisting the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I women's lacrosse program including recruitment and evaluation of prospective student-athletes; development of the student-athlete; game preparation; marketing and community involvement; and other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Women's Lacrosse Coach.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; minimum three years of collegiate lacrosse playing or coaching experience (within the last five years); a demonstrated working knowledge of NCAA regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in coaching defense; experience coordinating team travel; experience in video review, scouting, and game preparation; experience recruiting prospective student athletes; and experience coaching and running camps & clinics.

Salary: commensurate with experience.

Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2017598)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on May 30, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


Academic Advisor II (UCP VI)

Student-Athlete Success Program

University of Connecticut

Division of Athletics

The Student-Athlete Success Program is seeking applications for the position of an Academic Advisor. This individual will be the primary academic advisor for a specific cohort of Olympic sports teams and provide the respective student-athletes with associated student development opportunities. Responsibilities include: providing academic counseling and student development strategies; assessing academic needs of students and coordinating appropriate support and intervention strategies; monitoring academic progress in accordance with NCAA and University rules; working in conjunction with other University personnel and programs. Counselors are also expected to work some evenings to monitor study halls and attend recruiting functions on weekends to meet with prospective student-athletes and their parents, as well as the ability and willingness to work and travel some evenings/weekends providing academic support.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Counseling or related field; at least three years of experience (within the past six years) as an academic support counselor for Division I student-athletes; ability to work with students from diverse ethnic, educational and cultural backgrounds and be familiar with the academic and social issues they face; excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with faculty, staff, coaches and members of the community; and excellent written and verbal skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Three years of experience advising and counseling at-risk students at a Division I academic institution; demonstrated ability to teach study skills and various Life Skills topics like career and leadership development; and demonstrated working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, specifically APR and participation in certification process for student-athletes.

To Apply: Candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2017591)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on May 26, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.


University of Connecticut

Division of Athletics

Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach Intern

The University of Connecticut is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, paid intern position with the Men's and Women's Swimming program. Responsibilities will include: assisting the Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach in planning and organizing all phases of a Division I men's and women's swimming program including recruitment of prospective student-athletes; development of the student-athlete; practice and meet preparation; assisting with facility and meet operations, and other administrative duties as assigned by the Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; previous experience as a swimmer or coach at the collegiate swimming level; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; strong commitment to the academic goals of the University; and excellent organizational, communication and public relations skills. USA Swimming Coaching, Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid certifications needed at the time of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: one season of coaching experience with a collegiate swimming program.

Term of Appointment: July 1, 2017 through April 15, 2018

Compensation: $26,640.00 (Annualized)

Appointment Term: Following administrative review, the position may be renewed for a second term. Your temporary appointment may afford you the opportunity to purchase optional State employee health insurance at group rates. You will find specific information, rates and forms on the Human Resources website http://hr.uconn.edu/adjunct-facultytemporary-employee-benefits/. As you consider this option, you should be aware that you have 31 days from the commencement of your employment to enroll in medical and/or dental insurance. For further information, contact Human Resources at hr@uconn.edu or (860) 486-3034.

To Apply: Candidates must email letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: jobsinathletics@uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor (UCP VII)

Student-Athlete Success Program

University of Connecticut

Division of Athletics

The University of Connecticut Student-Athlete Success Program (SASP) is now accepting applications for a full-time position for a Learning Specialist who will also serve as the academic counselor for a specific cohort of football students and work with an additional Olympic sport. SASP academic counselors coordinate and carry out appropriate academic support and intervention strategies; provide feedback to coaching staff and administrators; monitor academic progress in accordance with NCAA and University rules; work in conjunction with other University personnel and programs; and develop and implement academic enhancement programs that promote retention and graduation. This position will also assist the Learning Services Coordinator with student support, programmatic assessment, and supervision of graduate students. In addition, this position will assist in the implementation of intervention services for student-athletes diagnosed with specific learning disabilities or ADHD or considered to be high risk academically due to their educational background, as well as assisting with the coordination and supervision of academic mentors and coaches, and assist with assessment practices.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Master's Degree in Counseling or appropriate discipline.

2. At least 5 years of experience advising and counseling collegiate students within the past 8 years.

3. Proven ability to work effectively with student-athletes from diverse ethnic, educational and cultural backgrounds, and familiarity with the academic and social issues faced by students.

4. Knowledge of a wide range of learning strategies, motivation enhancement strategies, and study skills development techniques.

5. Experience in communicating with faculty, staff, coaches, and members of the university community.

6. Specific experience in teaching students' strategies to improve/enhance learning, study skills, and motivation.

7. Available to work non-traditional hours, including frequent evenings and occasional weekends/travel.

8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience advising and counseling Division I intercollegiate student-athletes.

2. Experience teaching study skills to specific at risk populations.

3. Working knowledge of relevant NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to student-athletes as well as federal and state laws pertaining to higher education and disability rights for students in general.

4. Familiar with academic support services for Division I student-athletes with education-impacting disabilities.

To Apply: candidates must submit letter of application, resume, and the names of three references to: http://www.jobs.uconn.edu. Screening of applicants will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2017343)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on June 2, 2017.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp .


The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.