This is a part-time, 10-month position. Candidates should demonstrate tennis coaching success; excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills; possess a strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes; and the ability to act as a mentor to all student-athletes of USJ. The Athletic Department is a fast paced, intensive, high energy environment. Coaches and staff work an intensive schedule including weekends and evenings.
Responsibilities (Include but are not limited to):
- In charge of the recruiting of prospective qualified student-athletes. - Organize and plan all practice sessions - Game strategies, on and off season conditioning programs and non-traditional season participation. - Monitors academic progress of all Tennis student-athletes - Monitors Tennis Budget - Supervises Assistant Coach - Monitors retention of all Tennis student-athletes - Organizes travel plans - Develops strategies for fundraising - Ensure compliance with all College, NCAA Division III and GNAC policies
5 years coaching experience as Head or Assistant Coach at the College or High School Level
Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Additional Information: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.
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Application Instructions: Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:
Cover letter with salary requirements
About University of Saint Joseph
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.Ideally situated midway between Boston and New York City, the beautiful 84-acre Olmsted-designed campus is one mile from West Hartford’s thriving downtown, and provides an array of cultural events, occasions for spiritual development, and fitness and recreational options. The University also has an active presence outside our campus, reaching into the surrounding community through internships, community service projects, new program and partnerships.