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. 1) Assists teachers with all aspects of the academic program. Instructs and provides counseling to students as well as giving them feedback., 2) Work with small groups of students to help them improve in the subject area and hold office hours to speak individually with students., 3) Has a moderate/high level of authority to participate in staff meetings, individual planning meetings, and parent-student staffings., 4) Helps staff to plan and execute events., 5) Performs other related work as needed.
1) Under the direction of the head coach, assists with teaching, coaching, and mentoring student-athletes, recruiting qualified prospects, logistical planning of practice and competition, developing and implementing strategies, and complying with University, NCAA, and UAA expectations, standards, and regulations. 2) Teaching relevant skills to student-athletes during training and competition. 3) Evaluating the performance of the team and individuals to instruct and advise on technical, strategic, and mental development. 4) Counseling and advises student-athletes on athletic, academic, and personal needs, consulting with the head coach and appropriate University personnel as necessary. 5) Adhering to the University and state law requirements regarding mandatory reporters, responsible employees, and campus security authorities. 6) Extensive domestic travel required. 7) Stringing rackets for team members as necessary. 8) Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. 9) Secondary departmental responsibilities will be assigned by the Athletic Director.
1) Demonstrated knowledge of the sport and its rules. 2) Must be able to work evenings and weekends. 3) Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 4) Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments concurrently. 5) Familiarity with NCAA rules and Division III philosophy.
Working Conditions 1) This role will perform tasks indoors and outdoors
Experience 1) Two years of significant and relevant playing or teaching/coaching experience in tennis at the professional, collegiate, or high school level.
Technical Knowledge, Skills and Certifications:
1) Minimum of two years of significant and relevant playing or teaching/coaching experience in tennis at the professional, collegiate, or high school level. 2) CPR/First Aid certification (may be fulfilled upon employment) 3) Valid Drivers’ License 4) Proficient in computer skills; Microsoft Office Suite, etc.
Internal Number: JR05374
About University of Chicago
At the University of Chicago, the philosophy of the intercollegiate athletic program directly supports the College's commitment to excellence.
Intercollegiate athletics are considered a component of a liberal education, complementary to its central academic mission. A diverse, challenging athletic program supplements the rigorous academic curriculum. The lessons learned through athletic endeavors represent an invaluable part of the nonacademic aspects of a balanced education.
The primary focus of the intercollegiate athletic program is the student athlete.
The goal is a positive educational experience. Participation in the intercollegiate athletic program should enhance an individual's personal, educational, and social development. Achieving this goal is based on a commitment to excellence.
The Department maintains an environment that supports the student athletes' commitment to achieving their full potential. The arena in which this occurs is the competitive environment. The preparation for, and participation in, intercollegiate athletic competition creates a focal point for learning and provides valuable feedback on the progress of development.