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SUNY Maritime College
  • Position Number: 4424474
  • Location: Bronx, NY
  • Position Type: Athletics/Coaching

Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach

SUNY Maritime College

About SUNY Maritime College:

SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:

COLLEGE BACKGROUND: The State University of New York Maritime College is an undergraduate and graduate institution focused on engineering, business, science, and maritime transportation. SUNY Maritime College was founded in 1874 and holds the distinction of being the first and largest maritime school in the United States. The College proudly supports twenty varsity sport teams represented by eight different athletic conferences. The College is located at historic Fort Schuyler in Throggs Neck, New York, just 14 miles from midtown Manhattan.


Founded 1874

A four-year college of the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY)
Total enrollment: over 1850 students, including 1250 members of the Regiment of Cadets
The oldest and largest maritime college in the country
Home of the Empire State VI, a 17,000 ton, 565-foot training ship
Cadets travel to at least 12 foreign countries during three Summer Sea Terms
NCAA Division III member of the Skyline and ECFC, ICSA


The assistant coach provides administrative, instructional, and recruiting support services under the direction of the head coach and athletic director.

Assist in the implementation of the sport training and instructional program under the direction of the head coach by providing sport skill instruction, assisting in the conduct of practice sessions, performing game-related duties, and motivating players to give their best efforts
Assist in the implementation of the sport training and instructional program under the direction of the head coach by providing sport skill instruction, assist in the conduct of practice sessions, performing game-related duties, and motivating players to give their best efforts
Recruit prospective student-athletes effectively as assigned by and under the direction of the head coach
Serve as a liaison with academic support personnel in support of players' academic efforts
Serve as a liaison with athletic training and strength and conditioning staff in support of conditioning conditioning and rehabilitation of players
Demonstrate a sincere interest in the personal and academic development, as well as athletic progress, of student-athletes
Exhibit good writing and speaking abilities
Exhibit supportive and cooperative behavior in pursuit of sport program goals set by the head coach
Efficiently and effectively complete all assignments provided by the head coach
Accept constructive criticism and demonstrate professional growth under the supervision of the head coach
Exhibit good judgment and professional behavior in advising and counseling student-athletes
Assist with the transportation of the student-athletes to competitions and events
Conform to the highest standards of professional conduct regarding compliance with department and institutional policies and procedures and adherence to the rules and regulation of athletic governance organizations of which the institution is a member
Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all staff, student-athletes, and external constituents through (a) a positive and constructive approach to all tasks, (b) respect for the competencies of others, and (c) appropriate conflict resolution behavior
Assist in development of student-athletes through on deck coaching
Stroke review and meet preparation
Assist with meet management

Athletic Department/Campus Administrative Support:

Events, Scheduling, Facilities, Transportation, Student Employment, Admissions, Regiment
Fundraising activities
Attend all mandatory staff meetings for full time employees
Completion of Campus Security Authority Training, HR Module Training, Van Driver Certification, NCAA Exam
All other duties assigned by the Athletic Director


Required Qualifications

Possess an Associate's and/or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Demonstrated swimming coaching experience
Have knowledge of NCAA Division III rules
Excellent interpersonal, teaching and communication skills are essential
Ability to recruit student athletes, develop successful programs and maintain operations (budget, equipment ordering, NCAA eligibility, game management, etc.)
Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violation

Preferred Qualifications:

Have swimming and diving coaching experience at the intercollegiate level
Possess familiarity with hytek, team manager, meet manager and Colorado timing systems
Possess a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in physical education or related area.
Coaching certification from national agency of issuance
Exhibit prior experience with student-athlete recruitment or the evidence of potential for success in recruitment
Demonstrate evidence of ability to work well with college-age student-athletes and proven ability to perform administrative aspects of the program
Current Certification in First Aid, AED, and CPR

Additional Information:

Classification/Salary Range: This position is a college year (10 month) part-time UUP position. The anticipated salary for the position is $3,000 annually. Review of applications will commence immediately and conclude when position is filled.

Special Notes: FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Budget Title: Assistant Coach
Local Title: Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach
Line #: 00613

SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see:

SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (718) 409-7305. It can also be viewed online by selecting University Police > Safety Information > Clery Safety Report (Annual Security & File Safety).

Application Instructions:

Apply at Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:

1. Cover letter
2. Resume/CV
3. Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance Maritime's commitment to inclusive excellence
4. Names and contact information of three professional references

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