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Assistant Men's and Women's Tennis Coach

Employer
Alcorn State University
Location
Lorman, Mississippi, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Assistant Men's and Women's Tennis Coach

FLSA Status
Exempt

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Employment Status
Full Time

Department
Tennis

Job Summary

The incumbent will assist the Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach with managing a competitive Tennis program that adheres to all University, SWAC, and NCAA rules and regulations while providing a safe and accepting environment for student-athletes to grow and develop academically, athletically and one which encourages personal responsibility, sportsmanship and service to others.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Thorough and accurate knowledge in the subject sport
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Strong knowledge of tennis skills and strategies
  • Good communication skills, verbal, written and interpersonal
  • Strong coaching and recruiting skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to recruit effectively
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community
Essential Job Functions
  • Assists with year-round recruitment of high school and junior college players, including traveling to prospective games/events, phone calls and letters to both coaches and players
  • Assists with delivering coaching instructions in a variety of learning styles
  • Assists with pre/post workouts
  • Ensures tapes/video equipment are prepared for home and away games and exchange tapes with opponents
  • Records statistics for each match
  • Represents Alcorn State University and the men’s and women’s tennis program in a professional manner
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • One (1) year collegiate coaching experience, including effective leadership, communications, coaching and recruiting preferred
Licensing and Certifications

N/A

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds
Frequently

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds

Travel
Frequently

Extended Work Hours
Frequently

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
S994

Number of Vacancies
1

Location
Lorman

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date
02/21/2024

Close Date

Open Until Filled
No

EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

Advertising Summary
Excellent Benefits Package

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have one (1) year coaching experience, including effective leadership, communications, coaching and recruiting?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
Optional Documents

Company

 Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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