The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Provide exceptional leadership, organization, administration and supervision of all aspects of the men's and women's swim program. Serve as the aquatics director for the pool facility.
Responsible for mentoring and overseeing the development of each student-athlete in the men's and women's swim program. Establish a culture and atmosphere within the swim program where all participants appreciate the experience while committing to maximizing their potential in both their academic and athletic endeavors. Create training plans and provide instruction for swimmers that will maximize their ability to perform. Responsible for budget management and all administrative responsibilities associated with the swim program. Ensure the program is in compliance with Centennial Conference and NCAA rules.
Creation and execution of a recruiting plan that will yield talented swimmers who are a good institutional fit. The desire is to have full rosters for both the men's and women's programs. Also included in the plan is the execution of strategies to maximize the retention of all participants in the swim programs.
Serve as the Director of the Kline Center pool. Responsible for hiring, training and scheduling lifeguards for the pool. Establishing hours based on lifeguard availability. Work with the college constituents to keep the facility in good operating condition.
Work with the Advancement and Alumni staff to engage Dickinson alums, families and friends of the swim program. Working together with the Advancement staff, raise funds for the swim program to provide enhancements for the program.
Known for its innovative curriculum, Dickinson is a highly selective, private liberal-arts college. One of the nation's oldest colleges, and named in honor of a signer of the U.S. Constitution, Dickinson became the first college chartered in the newly recognized United States in September 1783. As of 2020, Dickinson has just under 800 full-time employees - administrators, faculty and staff - and its 144-acre campus is populated by students from 38 U.S. states and territories and 49 foreign countries. More than half of students study abroad through the school's 40 programs in 24 countries on six continents, mainly in noncapital cities. Dickinson is known for its sustainability initiatives and is continually recognized by such groups as the Princeton Review (Green Honor Roll), the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE; Gold rating) and Sierra magazine ("Cool School" and one of America's greenest colleges). Dickinson's stunning campus - featuring beautiful landscaping and buildings made of limestone from Dickinson's own quarry - is located in the heart of the historic central Pennsylvania town of Carlisle, a key marker in Civil War activity. Foun...ded in 1751, Carlisle is a cosmopolitan town of 20,000 people, nestled between mountains that have long been a destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The Appalachian Trail and several mountain lakes are within easy reach of the campus, as is Hershey Park and historic Gettysburg.The town is a transportation hub linked by highway, rail and air to prominent East Coast cities, with driving times that make these cities readily accessible: Harrisburg, 20 minutes; Gettysburg, 30 minutes; Baltimore, 90 minutes; Washington, D.C., two hours; Philadelphia, two hours; New York, three hours; Pittsburgh, four hours. Dickinson takes pride in its campus wellness and professional development programs, offering an array of opportunities to faculty and staff through its Holistic Health Incentive program. Dickinson continues to be recognized both nationally and locally for the college's commitment to a vibrant wellness culture on campus. Dickinson offers a competitive benefits package and retirement plan, plus tuition remission and tuition assistance incentives. The college is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.