Primary Purpose Assists Head Coach in administration of the intercollegiate athletics program. Nine (9) month position with possible renewal based on identified funding.
Essential Functions 1. Develops a fundamental knowledge and maintains compliance of rules and regulations governing intercollegiate athletics while working within the department’s rules, regulations and policies. 2. Participates in the effective recruiting, instruction and coaching of student-athletes, emphasizing fundamentals, conditioning, game preparation and strategy. 3. Supports an environment that emphasizes academics as a priority, making every effort to ensure that all student-athletes meet academic requirements, while working to integrate sports into the academic life of the University. 4. Supports discipline in the program, promotes fairness, understanding and protectiveness of student-athletes while motivating them. 5. Helps to create an environment of cooperation and continuous improvement, maintaining positive communications supporting the athletic program, the University and University staff. 6. Participates in marketing and promotional activities with media, alumni and civic groups consistent with the objectives of the athletic program. 7. Assists with recruiting evaluations, official visits and any travel-related activities of prospective student-athletes. 8. Possibility of teaching and/or coordinating tennis club operations upon completion of the Eve Zimmerman Tennis Center. 9. Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
Education/Experience/Certifications: One year of related tennis experience (playing, coaching, or operations).
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Skills/Knowledge and Expertise: • Working knowledge of NCAA and Conference Rules and Regulations as they pertain to student-athletes. • Knowledge of effective coaching practices. • Recruiting skills. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Requires extended periods of sitting, standing and walking. Occasional climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Requires lengthy duration of time spent outdoors. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel Work is performed in a standard office environment and athletic venues during standard business hours, as well as during non-regular office hours to fulfill business needs. Occasional travel required for competition and recruiting.
Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.
Background Check Statement
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check
AA/EEO Policy Statement
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.
Additional Salary Information: Min $15.29 per hour Mid $19.81 per hour, non-exempt
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