Sacramento State University – Women’s Tennis Assistant Coach

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California State University – Sacramento, is accepting applications for an immediate opening for a full-time Assistant Coach to assist with the Women’s Tennis program. Starting time is January 2022.

DEPARTMENT: Athletics – Women’s Tennis

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach

DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:

Sacramento State has made a strong commitment to the achievement of national excellence at the NCAA Division I level. It also is committed to maintaining an equitable program between men and women.

With a current student population of approximately 30,000, Sacramento State, the capital University, is one of the larger campuses in the 23-campus California State University system, the largest system of higher education in the nation. The Athletic Department at Sacramento State supports 21 NCAA Division I athletic teams and includes over 450 student-athletes competing in the Big Sky, Big West, and the Western Athletic Conference. For more information about Hornet Athletics visit: https://hornetsports.com/landing/index.

JOB DUTIES: 

The position is directly responsible for all aspects of the women’s tennis program in accordance with NCAA, Big Sky Conference, and California State University, Sacramento rules and regulations.

Duties include, but are not limited to: coaching, recruiting, scheduling, program development, student-athlete academic monitoring, budget management, fundraising, public relations and promotions.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited -institution of higher education;
  • Experience coaching or playing tennis at the collegiate level;
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations;
  • Proven ability to establish good rapport and effective working relationships with student-athletes, administrators, faculty, staff and the community.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree;
  • Successful head coaching experience in women’s tennis at the NCAA Division I or NCAA Division II level;
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting student-athletes capable of achieving academic and athletic success at the NCAA Division I level;
  • Experience or knowledge of recruiting in California and/or the Sacramento area;
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to multi-task and be resourceful and flexible;
  • Evidence of a strong commitment to student-athlete welfare and diversity

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS:

For priority consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter and transcripts to Sophie Breault at sophie.breault@csus.edu

OTHER SPECIFICS ABOUT THE POSITION:

This is a 12-month, FLSA exempt position with full health benefits at the Coaching Specialist classification and may have a less than full-time time base. However the number of hours worked per week throughout the period of employment will vary depending on the needs of the department, and exempt employees do not receive overtime pay. Appointment is non-tenured and renewable annually dependent upon satisfactory performance, budget considerations, enrollment, and programmatic need.

About Sacramento State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning. 

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Email Application file to:  Sophie Breault at sophie.breault@csus.edu

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