The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Assistant Coach - Assistant Age Group Swim Coach and Retail Store Manager

Hiring department Longhorn Aquatics
Monthly salary $2,416+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 17-03-03-01-0807
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Frequent evening and weekend work required. Occasional holiday work required. Additional hours will be required during peak times.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Responsible for coaching Longhorn Aquatics Longhorn and Jr. Longhorn programs and retail store management.

Essential Functions

Under the supervision of the Head Swim Coach, coach various groups of the age group swim team, with focus on the Jr. Longhorn and Longhorn groups. Give one-on-one and group instruction to improve swimmers' technique and conditioning to perform at their best abilities. Assist with practice planning, evaluation of swimmers, and assist with practice scheduling. Manage and administer all swim team tryouts. Oversee all operations of the retail store including finances, marketing, staffing, and purchasing.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Two (2) years of experience with USA Swimming competitive swimming programs or equivalent. USA Swimming coach's certifications. Appropriate First Aid, CPR and Safety Training for coaches. Experience working and communicating effectively with large diverse groups of people. Demonstrated expertise with attention to detail, accuracy and problem solving, and multi-tasking. Experience providing professional customer service and operating both independently and as vital part of a team. Exceptional writing skills and verbal communication skills. Cash handling experience in a retail environment. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Five (5) years of experience with USA Swimming competitive swimming programs. Experience with Hy-Tek Team Manager. Experience as a retail supervisor.

Working conditions

May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around chemicals Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Lifting and moving Handling of equipment such as: lane lines, backstroke flags, training equipment, safety/rescue equipment, etc. Exposure to indoor and outdoor pool environments.

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