The University of North Florida Women’s Tennis program is seeking one graduate assistant coach. The successful candidate is required to meet the admission standards for the University of North Florida graduate program of their choice, and also be prepared to work beginning no later than August 2021. This graduate assistant would be aiding the UNF Women’s Tennis head coach in all areas of the program. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting head coach to conducting practices, assisting with recruiting student-athletes, fundraising, and other training, team travel, administrative responsibilities, racquet stringing, managing equipment and on-court coaching.
Those interested must possess a bachelor’s degree and have strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and have experience playing or coaching in tennis at the intercollegiate level. Candidates will have to be willing to work weekends, evenings and holidays as required. A valid driver’s license as well as a successful background check are also required. Candidates are required to adhere to the regulations and guidelines as established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the ASUN, the University of North Florida and the University of North Florida Athletics Department.
Candidate will receive a scholarship to be used towards the completion of a master’s degree, or the equivalent compensation. This is a one-year assignment offering the opportunity for renewal upon successful performance. Those interested should send their cover letter, résumé and references to firstname.lastname@example.org Screening of interested candidates will begin immediately and close upon conclusion of the search.
About the University of North Florida
The University of North Florida is a public university in Jacksonville, Florida, and is a member of the State University System of Florida. UNF possesses an undergraduate enrollment total of 13,731 as of the Fall of 2018, with 2,193 graduate students. For 10 years in a row, the University of North Florida has been the “University to its Best in the Southeast” list by the Princeton Review, while Forbes named UNF to its “Best Value College” list. The 1,300-acre campus is located in and around a state-protected wildlife and bird sanctuary with miles of nature trails. The university is only a 6 mile drive from the ocean and just miles from downtown Jacksonville.
The UNF Athletic Department sponsors 19 athletics programs, all of which compete at the Division I level. The UNF women’s tennis program has won the ASUN conference 6 years in a row, for the first time in program history and ASUN conference history won the first round of the NCAA tournament this year – upsetting No. 25 Ole Miss, and finished 2021 season with an ITA National Ranking of 49 in the country.
The University of North Florida is an equal opportunity employer.