Purpose: Responsible for instructing student athletes in the rules and fundamentals of men’s tennis and determining fundamental philosophy, skills, and techniques for men’s tennis.

Duties:

  • Plans and implements the operation of the men’s tennis program
  • Recruiting players
  • Share responsibility for administration/implementation of budget spending
  • Maintains current knowledge and abides by HCAC/NCAA policies, rules and procedures.
  • Maintains necessary records
  • Monitors eligibility for the men’s tennis program
  • Attends NCAA/HCAC meetings, clinics and seminars
  • Works closely with Sports Information
  • Responsible for safety of players during games, practice, travel
  • Purchases and maintains equipment and uniforms
  • Makes travel arrangements
  • Schedules and organizes team related activities
  • Promotes players for recognition

Common Duties:

  • Supports the total athletic program 
  • Assist in the advising of students on their academic progress
  • Supervise open gymnasium as needed and as permitted by NCAA Bylaws for safety purposes.
  • Maintains relationship with media to enhance promotion of the College
  • Demonstrates integrity and upholds the values and mission of the University.
  • Committee assignments and other duties appropriate to skills and training as assigned by supervisors
  • Contributes to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; exploring new opportunities to enhance the services of the division; helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

Primary Contacts: Department Directors, coaching staff, Athletic Training staff, Recreation Coordinators, Coordinators of Athletic and Recreation Facilities, Secretary, student employees, Student Affairs staff, Admission staff, prospective students and families, enrolled students, Registrar, Faculty Athletic Representative, and other members of the University community as well as the local and outside community. 
 

Supervision Exercised: Student workers

Supervision Received: Works toward a previously defined objective and uses a wide range of procedures exercising discretion and judgment; consulting and referring to the Director of Athletics as appropriate

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelors - Masters preferred

Experience: 1 year college coaching preferred

Specialized Training: Proficient in use of: Coaching techniques, video recording, computer, camcorder, copier, weight training equipment, tennis equipment, and First Aid and CPR.

Customer Service:

  • exhibit a “student – customer first” orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations
  • adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and needs and expectations; anticipate and identify needs
  • Available for evening and weekend work as necessary
     

Teamwork:

  • communicate, cooperate and collaborate with others to achieve common office, division,  or University goals
  • willingly assist in various responsibilities as appropriate within the Student Affairs Division as required during high service demand times


Communication:

  • develop and nurture an effective, productive and respectful rapport and working relationship with Department Director, coaching staff, Athletic Training staff, Recreation Coordinators, Coordinator of Athletic and Recreation Facilities, Secretary, student employees, Student Affairs staff, Admission staff, prospective students and families, enrolled students, Registrar, Faculty Athletic Representative, and other members of the University community as well as the local and outside community, maintaining appropriate level of professionalism
  • communicate information clearly and concisely and listen well to others
  • must possess strong communication skills and strengths in public speaking

Accuracy: maintain a high level of accuracy, consistently reviewing work to detect errors, oversights or omissions


Technical:

  • take immediate and independent action when necessary assuming initiative for creative problem solving
  • accomplish tasks with follow through to completion
  • must possess aptitude for technological development and its implications for appropriate automation of office

Work Environment, Physical Demands: Standing or sitting in one position for long periods; computer data input; multiple concurrent tasks with constant service interruptions; high level customer contact; strict confidentiality; detailed work; operating video equipment, camcorder, copier, fax,  scanner, University vans for team and other transportation.

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To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via e-mail to: steve.radcliffe@msj.edu.

Please include “Attn: Head Men's Tennis Coach” in your subject line. A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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