Harvard University Men's & Women's Diving Coach (Posted 3/12/2019)

The Diving Coach serves as overall leader of the Men's & Women's Diving program and embraces the vision of principled leadership, academic integration and excellence in college athletics.  You will set the program's goals, vision and strategic direction and will be responsible for all aspects of the program, including student-athlete development, operations, staffing, budget, facilities, technology, media, University and community relationships.  You will report to the Head Coaches for Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving.

You will use athletics as a tool to educate college students.  By using inter-collegiate competition and all related activities, you serve as a teacher and mentor to help build student character, prepare students for a constructive and effective life, and teach valuable life lessons including work ethic; discipline, resilience; persistence; teamwork and selflessness; goal-setting and goal achievement; overcoming adversity; and leadership. 

You will coach and develop student-athletes; plan and direct the overall training strategy for the program; establish practice, training and competition schedules; oversee strength and conditioning of the athletes; develop and implement a student-athlete recruiting strategy; spearhead fundraising efforts and alumni/ae engagement; and supervise Volunteer Assistant Coaches.  You will plan, direct and manage the Swim School - a major fundraiser for the Swimming & Diving programs.

Required Education, Experience, Skills

Ideally, you have/are: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree;
  • At least 5 seasons of (a) coaching diving and/or (b) diving as an athlete in intercollegiate competition.  Experience as a Diving Coach at the college level preferred, particularly at the Division I level; 
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate well to a diverse group of athletes, administrators and University constituents;
  • Administratively self-sufficient.  Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and web applications.  Should have basic video filming, editing and analytical ability.

How to Apply/ More Info

All applicants for regular employment at Harvard must apply on line at   https://jobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerID=25240&siteID=5341&AReq=48363BR .  Learn about our outstanding benefits package at https://hr.harvard.edu/jobs.  For more information about Harvard Athletics, visit www.GoCrimson.com.

We actively seek and welcome applications from diverse candidates and from thosewith a demonstrable commitment to a more inclusive society.


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Looking for that perfect candidate to take your diving program to the next level? As a benefit to USA Diving members, USA Diving will post coaching job openings at member clubs for free on the USA Diving website for a period of 30 days. Job postings for non-member club coaching positions (NCAA, high school, YMCA) may be submitted for $50 to be posted on the USA Diving website for 30 days. All job postings are subject to editorial review and must be approved by USA Diving. USA Diving reserves the right to deny any submitted requests. To submit a job posting, please email Jennifer.Lowery@usadiving.org. Job postings should be limited to approximately 250 words and should be sent in a word document or copied into the body of the email.