Assistant Women's Swim Coach

Assistant Women's Swim Coach

  • 528365
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 79
  • UAF Intercollegiate Athletics

The Department of Athletics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking applicants to fill the position of Assistant Women’s Swimming Coach. This nationally ranked NCAA Division II team competes in the Pacific College Swim Coaches Conference. The Alaska Nanook athletic program is a multi divisional member of the NCAA, with 10 teams competing at the Division I and Division II levels.

The Assistant Swimming Coach’s duties include but not limited to: assistance in coaching, academic administration, recruiting, travel, running home meets and all necessary administrative work as assigned by Head Coach. The Assistant Swimming Coach is responsible for conducting all of their duties and activities with integrity and within NCAA, Pacific College Swim and Dive Conference, The University of Alaska Fairbanks and Athletic Department rules and regulations. The Alaska Nanooks athletic program is a multidivisional member of the NCAA, with 10 teams competing at the Division I and Division II levels, including men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country running, men’s and women’s Nordic skiing, coed rifle, women’s volleyball, women’s swimming, and men’s ice hockey.

Excellent candidates will be adept at critical thinking and possess an open mind for problem solving with a positive attitude and enthusiastic effort. Ideal candidates will leverage their communication skills to best benefit the UAF Swim Team program through proactive interaction with team coaching and supporting staff, student-athletes, department administrators and other UAF supporting staff. The assistant coach will demonstrate effective organizational skills for planning, recording and utilizing team metrics and stats. Strong candidates will share a vision for the ample opportunities with professional growth, access to advanced resources, and a passionate community that values collaboration and integrity. The selected applicant will benefit from an outstanding platform to elevate their career, shape champions, mentor future professionals and build a lasting legacy.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree
Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Maintain valid annual certification as an American Red Cross Lifeguard or Lifeguard Instructor.
Valid Driver’s License.

Position Details:

This is a full-time, term-funded, exempt (24 pay-period/11 month) staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Applicant review will begin on May 29, 2024.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Brittany Tappa, Signers’ Business Office HR Coordinator, at bjtappa@alaska.edu or 907-474-6353.

All employees at the University of Alaska are expected to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism when conducting or engaged in university business.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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