The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Senior Recreational Sports Specialist

Hiring department Longhorn Aquatics
Monthly salary $1,733
Hours per week 20.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-10-23-01-3550
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-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

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Additional Information


Responsible for coaching Longhorn Aquatics Longhorn and Jr. Longhorn programs.

Essential Functions

Under the supervision of the Head Swim Coach, coach various groups of the age group swim team, with the main focus on the Jr. Longhorn and Longhorn groups. Properly teach technique and stroke mechanics. Maintain positive and encouraging environment for the age group program. Establish and maintain relationships and open communication with swimmers and parents. Assist with practice planning, evaluation of swimmers, and assist with practice scheduling. Manage and administer all swim team tryouts.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree. Three (3) years of experience with USA Swimming competitive swimming programs or equivalent. Enjoy working with children between the ages of 6 to 12. 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. 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. Strong swimming background. Teaching background encouraged. Knowledge of Hytek Team Manager and Team Unify.

Working conditions

May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around chemicals Climbing of stairs

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