Tennis Instructor


Posting Details

Job Code/Title 80262 - H - Education Specialist CE 2 Position Number H19012 Working Title Tennis Instructor Department Center for Community Engagement and Impact Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $10.00-20.00, to commensurate with experience Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Hourly Hours/Week 10-28 Normal work days M-F, occasional night/weekend Normal work hours various times; 8:30AM-6:30PM Job Category Miscellaneous Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job

Mission or Goal of Unit:
At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

The Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success ( IES ) advances VCU’s commitment to the success and wellbeing of its faculty, staff, students, team members, patients and surrounding communities. From its work in the areas of equal opportunity and outreach to collective urban and regional impact, IES translates philosophy into practice to achieve education and health equity for all.

About the Mary and Frances Youth Center:
The Mary and Frances Youth Center ( MFYC ) on the VCU campus, opened its doors in 2007 and
offers two private tennis courts and classrooms designed for youth programming and youth
centered training. Lobs & Lessons, operating out of the MFYC, is an afterschool and summer
enrichment program for elementary and middle school age youth that focuses on character
development, future orientation and the sport of tennis.

Job Responsibilities:
- Work with assistant director to develop on court tennis instruction and physical activities
for participants, which includes youth and adult lessons.
- Provide tennis lessons for small group, private or semi-private.
- Maintain tennis equipment; set-up and break down equipment for programming
- Support assistant director in recruiting tennis volunteers and work with them on the court.
- Support volunteer and staff trainings related to tennis.
- Lead all tennis activities and work with tennis volunteers.
- Act as a mentor and work directly with the children one-on-one and in small and large
group settings.
- Assist staff with planning and implementing the life skill curriculum on and off the court,
integrating the life skills on the court.
- Conduct pre- and post tennis skill assessments for all programs.

Required Qualifications

- Must be at least 18 years of age

Preferred Qualifications

- Played tennis in high school; college experience preferred.
- Previous experience and desire to work with children; afterschool and summer
programming a plus.
- PTR or USPTA certification a plus

Job Open Date 06/07/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach a resume and cover letter that speak towards youth experience and a diversity statement which highlights your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived and professional experiences will impact your commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment at VCU .

Additional Information Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/106682 Supplemental Questions

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Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
  3. Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document


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