Head Women's Tennis Coach

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Working Title: Head Women's Tennis Coach Official Title: Coach Employment Class: Limited FTE: 1.0 Compensation: $34,675 FLSA Status: Exempt Terms of Employment: 12-Month, Annual Position Summary: Develop and maintain an effective and competitive intercollegiate women's tennis program through the recruitment of quality student athletes and successful coaching of those individuals. In the recruitment effort, incumbent will be a representative of the total institution, with all of the factual knowledge and sensitives required by that representative. Responsibilities

50% Coaching
1. Understand and develop plans for student athlete success on and off the court of competition.
2. Plan, organize and execute all in season practice sessions, competition plans and team meetings as well as off season conditioning programs.
3. Collaborate and plan with the staff to implement strength and conditioning for women's tennis student athletes.
4. Continually evaluate each individual student athlete's needs and short/long term goals.

20% Recruiting
1. Recruit and retain academically and athletically qualified student athletes.
2. Follow recruiting guidelines of UW Oshkosh, the WIAC and the NCAA
3. Work collaboratively within the university to plan, organize, implement and follow up on an extensive on going recruiting effort through written, verbal and personal contact with student athletes and their families.

30% Administrative
1. Devise schedule for competition including all travel arrangements for all away meets (including transportation, lodging, food)
2. Plan, organize and execute recruiting responsibilities for the Tennis program
3. Oversee the compliance with the NCAA and WIAC rules and regulations. Ensure adherence to rules, regulations and policies of all governing bodies (UW Oshkosh), (WIAC),(NCAA).
4. Establish and execute a successful fundraising plan for the program.
5. Promote the program, athletic department, and the university as a whole through camps, clinics and speaking engagements.
6. Develop and maintain relationships with UW Oshkosh Women's Tennis alumni and friends.
7. Maintain responsibility for all program expenditures and revenues.
8. Monitor student athletes in their academic performances to assure a timely progress to degree completion.
9. Take part in professional development and educational activities to learn new ideas, concepts and changes that occur in Women's Tennis at the conference and national level.
10. Attend department meetings, organizational efforts and departmental activities.
11. manage and communicate with he coaching staff and resources as well as maintaining a positive collaboration with support staff.
12. Create and maintain an environment that is respectful and accepting of diversity. Set clear guidelines for expected behaviors and clear methods of reporting inappropriate behavior.
13. Develop and execute fundraising projects when appropriate.
14. Administer all athletic department VISA accounts including training to ensure are compliant in recording transactions and following University and State guidelines for the VISA accounts. Responsible for communicating all procedures staff needs to follow to ensure proper administration of the accounts.
15. Process all athletic department cash advance requests for travel. Primary administrator and department auditor for all (TES) expense reports for the athletic department.
16. Additional duties are to work in the campus concessions stands as directed.
17. Demonstrate familiarity with national trends and best practices related to diversity, inclusivity, undergraduate retention programs and practices, academic support services and campus climate issues.
18. Endorse and support other sports within the athletic department and other duties as outlined by the Athletic Director.
19. Event management for swimming/diving meets.
20. Monitor UWO athletic facilities during open recreation times. Tasks include: act as liaison between campus departments to ensure and maintain good communication and cooperation; unlock and lock all field access gates/doors as it pertains to the facility schedule; monitor the use of each facility per the policies and guidelines provided; monitor all fields by checking the status of the individuals using each facility; make regular rounds around the athletic facilities to ensure activities are being conducted safely and appropriately; assist with access to, set-up and break-down of all athletic equipment as needed and ensure all equipment is set-up in compliance with safety standards; respond to all emergencies (medical, non-threatening, fire, etc.) by initiating our emergency procedures; monitor weather and enforce the inclement weather policy according to Athletics. Qualifications Required: 1. Bachelors Degree
2. Demonstrated tennis knowledge
3. Demonstrated understanding of the NCAA Division III philosophy
4. Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations
5. Valid drivers license or ability to obtain one upon hire
6. Demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion and be able to work with diverse populations, including but not limited to people of all ages with various ethnic, sexual orientation and socioeconomic backgrounds Preferred: 1. Masters degree
2. Experience in home meet management
3. Experience in managing a budget
4. Demonstrate a familiarity with national trends and best practices related to diversity, inclusivity, undergraduate retention programs and practices, academic support services and campus climate. To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

1. Cover Letter, Resume, (3) References, Unofficial Transcript

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at recruitment@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by May 10, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
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Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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