Wellesley College – Assistant Tennis Coach



The Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics (PERA) Department is seeking an individual with experience working within a community of diverse students and colleagues. Successful candidates will by their administrative, professional skills, leadership and service demonstrate they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of athletics, the department and our community.
The PERA Department is currently accepting applications for a .40 FTE (July-June) appointment as Assistant Tennis Coach. This part-time faculty position is not benefits eligible and is appointed on an annual basis.


Coaching: Assist the head coach in the coaching, organization and administration of the program including but not limited to practice and match preparation; attending all practices and scheduled matches; academic and athletic support for students; recruiting assistance including travel; drilling and playing team members; practice and match analysis; videotaping; maintaining equipment and recruiting budget; organization and implementation of fundraising activities including teaching lessons.
Teaching: Two Physical Education class, one each semester (additional compensation).

This is a part-time position that will also provide significant opportunities to earn additional compensation by teaching lessons year round at our indoor and outdoor facility (20-30K/year). This would be in addition to coaching salary and PE classes taught.
Start date is flexible, but no later than August 15.


A bachelor’s degree is required but a master’s degree is preferred. One to two years of college coaching experience preferred. College or professional playing experience preferred. USPTA or USPTR certification and completion of the USTA High Performance Coaching Program is preferred. CPR, AED, and First Aid certification required upon hire.
A valid driver’s license and clearance to drive College vehicles is required. A full background check is required.

EEO/Affirmative Action Statement

Wellesley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Wellesley College and all its subcontractors shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that Wellesley College and all of its subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.

To Apply: https://career.wellesley.edu/postings/2948

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