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Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267

Website: williams.edu

Company Description:
Established in 1793 with funds bequeathed by Colonel Ephraim Williams, the college is private, residential, and liberal arts, with graduate programs in the history of art and in development economics. The undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,000 students.

Diving Coach
Per Year
Part Time
Coach/Assistant Coach
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
competitive collegiate diving experience required

Williams College, a Division III institution and member of the New England Small College Athletics Conference (NESCAC), is seeking applicants for a part-time diving coach for the Women’s and Men’s diving teams, working 26.5 hours per week. This position will have a 9-month appointment, with the possibility of renewal, and provides benefits as well as full tuition-remission of graduate school after six months of employment. 

Our facility has 2 1-meter boards, 2 3-meter boards, and a trampoline on deck with a spotting belt. The ideal candidate will have experience with NCAA rules and regulations, have a keen ability to coach and mentor all ability levels including national qualifiers, while understanding the rigors of the academic demands at Williams College.  In addition, a successful candidate will develop daily, weekly, and seasonal training plans that are complemented by a comprehensive dryland program, partner with our strength and conditioning coaches to ensure the weight program is diving specific, and promote an inclusive culture and a positive environment that encourages student-athletes to strive for academic and athletic excellence.

Williams College Swimming and Diving is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and are especially interested in candidates who share those goals and have relevant experience. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups or who have experience working with a broadly diverse student population to apply.


  • Assist the Head Coach with duties as needed/assigned
  • Lead recruiting efforts for potential student-athletes including, but not limited to, correspondence, talent assessment, and scheduling on-campus visits
  • Assist in preparing and planning home meet operations and travel meet plans
  • Support coaching staff with team meetings and other administrative duties
  • Safely use a trampoline and spotting rig for training and instructive purposes
  • Teach new dives and techniques with an ability to analyze diving performances and identify areas needed for improvement


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent and competitive collegiate diving experience required
  • At least 3 years of coaching experience required; including 3-meter coaching experience
  • Commitment to the student-athlete, passion for the sport, attention to detail, excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to recruit, teach and coach highly talented scholar-athletes who can succeed in a challenging academic environment
  • Cultural competence when working with a diverse student body
  • Valid Driver’s License required


Application review will begin on May 3, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Pay will be $25,000. Job band 2-E.  

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with booster or approved exemption and participation in our testing program is required as a condition of employment at Williams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at hr@williams.edu.


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