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
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.
- 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
- Maintain tennis equipment; set-up and break down equipment for
- 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
- 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
- Must be 18 or older
- Played tennis in high school; college experience preferred.
- Previous experience and desire to work with children; afterschool
programming a plus.
- PTR or USPTA certification a plus
Salary Range: $11-$20, to commensurate with
Department: Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and
Employment Type: H1 - Hourly
Restricted Status: Yes
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt