Head Women's Tennis Coach

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Head Women's Tennis Coach

Salary:
Commensurate with education and experience; plus bonus opportunities and employee benefits. (Coaching positions at Fresno State are not tenure track and do not guarantee future employment rights)

Overview:
This position is under the guidance of the Director of Athletics or designee. The Head Women's Tennis Coach is responsible for all facets of administering the Women's Tennis Program. The primary purpose of this position is to teach and develop sport specific skills and coaching strategies to enhance the athletic performance of student-athletes; develop and maintain sport budget; schedule and organize practice and competitions; ensure that the program is operating in compliance with the NCAA, conference and university rules; develop and enforce written team rules and expectations; recruit quality student-athletes that are intent on graduating from the institution; assist in the monitoring and maintenance of academic progress and eligibility of team members; to support the philosophy, policies and procedures of the department of athletics; and to promote intercollegiate athletics as an integral part of the university.

Position Summary:

  • Teach and develop sport specific skills and coaching strategies that enhance the athletic performance of student-athletes in practice and competition.
  • Support the conditioning and training of student-athletes in conjunction with the strength/weight staff, the athletic training staff and team physicians.
  • Emphasize academic success and retention to enhance graduation rates and the academic progress rate (APR).
  • Recruit quality student-athletes in compliance with the institution's recruitment policy, and develop and enforce discipline through written team rules, Department of Athletics' code of conduct and university rules, policies and standards.
  • Ensuring that the program is operated in compliance with NCAA, Conference and University rules.
  • Perform the administrative duties associated with being a Head Women's Tennis Coach including:
    o Developing and administering the sport's budget, preparing data and reports, as necessary;
    o Assisting in revenue generation and fund raising activities;
    o Assisting with and advocating for full compliance with NCAA, Conference, and University rules for all constituents.
  • The Head Women's Tennis Coach will be reasonably available to, and work professionally with, the media as well as cooperatively with the University and Department staff members.
  • Perform all duties of a Division I Head Women's Tennis Coach with integrity and professionalism, on and off the court.
  • Team performance and success within the conference, regionally and nationally.
  • Effective allocation of athletic scholarships to student-athletes within NCAA rules and parameters established by the department of athletics.
  • Operation of program within assigned budget.
  • Identification of prospective student-athletes who represent the institution's values, compete at a high level and intend to graduate from Fresno State.
  • Schedule and organize practice and playing competitions within the parameters identified by the department of athletics. Coordination of team travel.
  • The monitoring and maintenance of academic progress and eligibility of team members in conjunction with the student athlete services staff.
  • Supervision and evaluation of the Assistant Tennis Coach.
  • Assist the development staff in fund raising activities.
  • Development of booster and fan support in conjunction with the marketing staff.
  • Work effectively and cooperatively with staff and administration.
  • Support the department's commitment to gender equity and ethnic diversity.
  • Support the department's commitments to rules compliance and academic integrity.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with a positive history of rules compliance
  • Coaching philosophy and teaching concepts compatible with the Athletics Department's vision
  • Ability and willingness to support the department's equity commitments
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with student-athletes, administrators, support staff and community groups
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and project a professional approach and attitude
  • A work history of regular attendance and positive performance evaluations
  • Proven track record of recruitment and retention of high-quality, successful student-athletes
  • History of success as a coach as evidenced by sustained win/loss record

    Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education which is accredited by one of the six US regional accrediting associations or by an equivalent international institution of higher education.
  • A minimum of three years experience in coaching Women's Tennis at the collegiate level

    Preferred Skills:
  • Experience in coaching tennis at the NCAA Division I level Previous head coaching experience
  • Recruiting experience in the Western region
  • Master's degree

    Filing Deadline:
    Applications received by October 21, 2020 will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and given full consideration by the hiring manager and/or search committee. Qualified applicants received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the hiring manager and/or search committee.

    Application Procedures:
    Complete the required fields on the online application, a resume, and three professional references, including telephone numbers, are required. A cover letter that addresses your qualifications for the position is also required. Full consideration will not be given to applicants who fail to complete all application requirements.

    Pursuant to Executive Order 1088, reasonable accommodation is to be provided upon request from an employee or applicant with disabilities, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the campus. What constitutes a reasonable accommodation is to be determined by the campus on a case-by-case basis after it has received the individual's request for accommodation and engaged in an interactive process. Employees or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation should contact Human Resources directly at (559) 278-2032.

    How To Apply:
    To apply for this or any open position at Fresno State visit our online employment site at: http://jobs.csufresno.edu/

    Other Requirements:
    Pursuant to the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of individual's eligibility to be employed in the United States.

    California State University, Fresno, in conjunction with the CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a full background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offer or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive.

    California State University, Fresno annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Fresno State, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to or accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, alcohol/drug use, crime prevention, reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Campus Police Department or by accessing the following web site: http://www.fresnostate.edu/adminserv/police/clery/index.html

    The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following web site: https://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO- 1083-rev-7-21-17.html

    This position may be a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

    Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

    Other Applicant Information:
    Applicants will receive confirmation of receipt of their application materials via automatic email reply. In addition, qualified applicants will receive email notification at the conclusion of the recruitment process.

    Temporary positions filled through recruitment may be extended or converted to permanent status without a second recruitment depending on the availability of funding and the circumstances that created the vacancy. A permanent or probationary on-campus applicant selected to fill a temporary vacancy at a higher classification or skill level that expires within the stated timeframe may return to his or her previous classification, not necessarily in the same position, subject to the conditions of the appropriate bargaining agreement.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:
    California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Order 883 prohibits discrimination and Executive Order 927 prohibits harassment, on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity, per HR 2004-12), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Retaliation against individuals for complaining about these proscribed conduct, opposing such conduct, or participating in an investigation or proceeding involving such conduct is prohibited by both executive orders.
    Further, California State University, Fresno's statement of commitment to equal employment opportunity principles is also found in the various collective bargaining agreements.

    General Information:
    California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to offer high-quality educational opportunities to qualified students at the bachelor's and master's levels, and in certain applied disciplines, at the doctoral level. The current student enrollment is approximately 24,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and world. California State University, Fresno promotes student learning and community engagement through faculty scholarship and service learning opportunities in collaboration with community organizations, educational institutions, industry, business and government. The University was one of the first U.S. Colleges and Universities to be selected by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its Community Engagement Classification.

    Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 600,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley on the western edge of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The campus is within driving distance of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.





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    Posted: 10/8/2020
    Application Due: 10/8/2032
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