Head Coach Men's and Women's Tennis, part-time, non benefited (Exempt)
Department Summary: It is the mission of the Department of Athletics and Recreation at Bridgewater State University to provide varsity, intramural, club and recreational activities to address the needs, interests and capabilities of our students, faculty and staff. All activities are conducted with fair sportmanlike principles for men and women as mandated by our various sports governing bodies. With service to our campus as a priority, our activities are intended to enhance and be a vital part of the total collegiate experience for all participants.
Position Summary: * Oversee and coordinate the day to day operations of both the men's and women's tennis teams, including teaching skills and strategies for the specific sport during practice and games in the traditional and non-traditional seasons (at least 50%).
Essential Duties: * Oversee and coordinate the day to day operations of both the men's and women's tennis teams, including teaching skills and strategies for the specific sport during practice and games in the traditional and non-traditional seasons (at least 50%). * Develop and implement a comprehensive recruiting plan to develop a highly competitive team. * Organize and direct a comprehensive student-athlete support program including promotion of the program, leadership development and student-athlete motivation through programs such as Peer Mentors and SAAC. * Coordinate team logistics with Athletic Department staff and other support personnel such as managers, scorekeepers, etc. * Hire, supervise and evaluate assistant coaches. * Adhere to and support all rules, conditions and regulations as set forth by Bridgewater State University, Conference affiliations and the National Collegiate Athletic Association pertaining to all aspects of the team's management. * Performs other related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred * Minimum of 3-4 years of collegiate coaching and/or playing experience * Successful completion of the NCAA Division III Rules Test for Coaches by the 2nd full week of the playing and practice season * Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences (i.e., students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni, administration and community) * Current certification in First Aid / CPR (AED)
Preferred Qualifications: * Experience with FrontRush recruiting database management preferred * Valid U.S. driver's license preferred
Physical Demands: Coaching activities are performed inside and outside, must be able to perform duties in various weather conditions. Coaching activities require incumbent to stand for varying lengths of time and travel moderate distance to perform work at the athletic event location; Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds. Must be able to move athletic event-related materials to and from athletic event sites.
Special Conditions: Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
EEO Statement: Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Special Instructions: Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position: *a minimum of one (1) employment history entry.