The job provides instructional support to teachers in one or more subjects while expanding individual knowledge and acquiring higher-level knowledge and skills. Assists the teachers by providing individual instruction, counseling, and other academic services with a moderate level of guidance and direction. Assesses and documents student progress. Prepares lesson plans, course outlines and assignments.
- Teaches relevant skills to student-athletes during team practices, games and individual/small group training sessions.
- Evaluates the performance of the team and individual student-athletes in order to instruct and advise on technical, strategic, and mental development.
- Analyzes data and evaluates tapes in order to develop, implement and teach game strategies.
- Participates in the development and implementation of an overall recruiting plan.
- Ensures student-athletes and athletic representatives are informed of and comply with NCAA and University rules and regulations.
- Assists with the development and monitoring of budget.
- Assists in developing and implement travel plans.
- Works independently and guides work of groups of students throughout the academic year. Interprets issues faced by students and provides academic and professional advising.
- Performs initial and ongoing assessments of students’ academic abilities and rates achievements. Monitors and documents students’ progress, participation, and attendance in class.
- Provides extra support for students outside normal classroom hours, including tutorials and academic counseling.
- Must be able to string racquets as needed.
- Has a moderate/high level of authority to participate in staff meetings, individual planning meetings, and parent student staffing.
- Helps staff to plan and execute events.
- Performs other related work as needed.
Education:Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.
Work Experience:Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Minimum of two years of significant and relevant playing or teaching/coaching experience in tennis.
Licenses and Certifications:
- Driver’s License
- CPR/First Aid certification (may be fulfilled upon employment)
Technical Knowledge and Skills:
- Proficient in computer skills
- Microsoft Office Suite, etc.
- Demonstrated knowledge of the sport and its rules.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments concurrently.
- Familiarity with NCAA rules and Division III philosophy.
- Embracing and understanding the importance of diversity and inclusion on teams and at the University.
- Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required.
- Resume (required)
- References (required)