Head Coach, Men's and Women's Tennis

Location
Springfield, Clark County
Posted
Jul 18, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time

Company Description:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 2,000 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

Wittenberg is a NCAA Division III institution participating in the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) and offers a broad-based intercollegiate athletics program with 23 varsity teams - 11 for men and 12 for women - and numerous club and intramural opportunities. Annually, Wittenberg places among the top four in the North Coast Athletic Conference All-sports standings including a first place finish in 2009-2010.

Job Description:

Wittenberg University is accepting applications for the position of Head Coach, Men's and Women's Tennis. This is a full-time, 10-month position.  Responsibilities include all aspects of running a Division III tennis program including, but not limited to:  

  • Recruitment and retention of student-athletes
  • Fiscal management
  • Scheduling
  • Staffing
  • Alumni and public relations
  • Practice and game-day coaching
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Athletic Director including game management, teaching, and/or administrative duties

Successful candidates must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, be able to interact effectively and appropriately with student-athletes, possess the skills to evaluate prospects, maintain and ensure student-athlete academic integrity, demonstrate a commitment to compliance with NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations.

Requirements:

A bachelor's degree is required. Additionally, we require 1-3 years of previous coaching experience, with a preference given to collegiate coaching experience.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. We believe it is educationally imperative to further our students' appreciation and understanding of a culturally diverse society, and we are committed to ensuring a diverse environment for all individuals, regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, or disability. In that spirit, we are especially interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Application Instructions:

We ask candidates to set-up an account and make application through our online system. To apply, please upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format.

1. Resume
2. Cover letter
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references.

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.