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BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the open position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Water Polo Coach.

This is a contract, full-time position with full health benefits and membership in the University of California (UC) Retirement Plan. Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the coaching and training of student-athletes, and in the planning, development and administration of all phases of the Men’s and Women’s Water Polo program including the preparation and management of travel, athlete gear, procurement of supplies/equipment, recruitment and selection of student-athletes, interaction with support services and involvement in appropriate public relations and promotional activities.
  • Continued employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation. UCLA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Screening of applications has started and will continue until candidate is selected.

Please send letter of interest, resume, and a minimum of three references to:

*By applying for any position, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements. As updates are made to the Policy, they will be reflected in the UCLA Conditions of Employment.

*Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check performed by Universal Background Screening and UCLA Athletics. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and Intercollegiate Athletics has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its coaches and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy

All applicants should demonstrate the following abilities: the ability to understand how to guide, teach and communicate with collegiate student-athletes; comprehension of the demands placed on a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I student-athlete both in the classroom and in the competitive arena and the willingness to help them succeed in both; desire to work within a team structure and to collaborate with the coaches and administrators of the UCLA Men’s and Women’s Water Polo Program. Must display: commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of UCLA, conference and the NCAA; ability to work compatibly and cooperatively with the staff and personnel in the department of intercollegiate athletics and other university units. Qualifications include: bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required; knowledge of NCAA Division I rules and history of compliance in this area, effective communication skills with student-athletes, administrators, peers and the general public, demonstrated coaching expertise and ability to select, recruit and train student athletes. Preferred qualifications include: High level collegiate water polo experience and coaching experience at a Division I institution.

Collegiate Water Polo Association