Head Coach Women's Tennis


Head Coach Women's Tennis 

Human Resources
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
 
Oversee and manage the development of the women's intercollegiate tennis program.
Position Type: Full Time Staff
Department: Athletics
Reports To: Athletic (Steve Trachier)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Main Campus

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, implement and direct on-court tennis instruction. 
  • Develop coaching techniques, players and overall strategies; evaluate individual performances and provide leadership and instruction in areas deemed necessary for success
  • Plan and coordinate team travel arrangements to include means used, equipment to be taken, logistics, etc.
  • Conduct comprehensive recruiting activities, coordinating with Admissions Office to establish academic eligibility and possible financial aid package
  • Counsel team members in academic disciplinary and personal matters. Coordinate with faculty and administration in resolving those problems within their jurisdiction
  • Participate in fundraising, public relations activities, e.g., public appearances, attending conferences, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with NAIA, Conference and College rules and regulations 
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Athletic Director

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Minimum five years of successful experience in coaching sport at collegiate or university level or equivalency at lower level.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Extensive knowledge of and ability to communicate techniques, history, and purpose of sport coaching required.
  • Familiarity with and ability to adhere and support NAIA, University and department policies and procedures.
  • Ability and authority to drive a 15-passenger van, i.e. a safe driving record.
  • Ability to travel on charter bus and supervise large groups.
  • Ability to demonstrate appropriate technical skills during practice.
  • Ability to be discrete in handling confidential matters, while complying with FERPA & HIPAA regulations.
  • Ability to adhere to University & departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ability to provide and demonstrate quality customer service.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines while working on multiple tasks.
  • Proficiency with an integrated administrative system and current computer software programs.
  • Knowledge of rules, standards, regulations, and laws regarding student athlete administration.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques with the ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance and office atmosphere.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

MATH SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other University employees.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Ability to work early morning, evening and weekends as needed.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and is expected to lead and participate in daily on-court practices and instruction. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can be loud sometimes. Must be available for varied hours, including: weekends, mornings and evenings, and holidays for the team's practice and competition.

Ability to travel with team to away practices and games and recruiting events.
Match commitments can be between 12-14 matches on the road but can be typically accomplished within a day. Some travel farther and longer (spring break and recruiting), which can include overnight trips.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk, and hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

To apply, send a current resume and cover letter to the Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth, Texas 76105, or HR@txwes.edu.

Contact Information


Office of Human Resources
Oneal-Sells Building, room 110

Phone: 817-531-4403
Fax: 817-531-4402
Email: HR@txwes.edu
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