Assistant Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach (PT)


Openings: 1


Gustavus Adolphus College, an NCAA Division III institution, and a member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) is seeking applications for a part-time Men’s and Women’s Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach. 

Employment Status: Part-time (20 hpw/32wpy), 7-month position, Exempt (salaried), Non-benefits Eligible 

This person must possess a proven ability to coach swimmers, as well as recruit the best possible student-athletes. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: assist in coaching, recruiting, scouting, practice preparation among other administrative roles within the program. Gustavus, a strong liberal arts college, competes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference as an NCAA Division III member. This person will report directly as an assistant to the Head Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach. 

Coaching Duties:

  • Plan and implement event specific training appropriate to each athlete.
  • Support and promote the team expectations and vision of the team.
  • Demonstrate leadership, sportsmanship and professionalism.
  • Effectively communicate and work cooperatively with our coaching staff and athletic department.
  • Assist with  individual and group student visit events and visit days.
  • Be a liaison between Admissions and coaching staff for recruiting prospective student-athletes.
  • Knowledge of, and be compliant with, all Division III, MIAC, and Gustavus Adolphus College policies and regulations as well as eligibility requirements. 
  • Monitor and evaluate academic performance of student-athletes.
  • Additional administrative and other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent coaching experience
  • Collegiate swimming experience or coaching experience at the college, high school or club level.

Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process our website, to complete the online application and submit the following: 

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three (3) references

Gustavus Adolphus College is one of the nation’s leading private liberal arts colleges serving over 2,200 students. The College aspires to be a community of persons from diverse backgrounds who respect and affirm the dignity of all people. Known for its strong science, writing, music, athletics, study-away, and service-learning programs, Gustavus is located on a scenic 340-acre hill in St. Peter, Minnesota only one hour southwest of the Twin Cities.

Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.

Click on the following link to learn more about Gustavus's campus-wide commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Jon Carlson | | 507-933-7694

Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2022

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