Head Women’s Tennis Coach/Athletic Administration

Southwest Minnesota State University
Job Description
Salary and Terms:  Fixed-term, part time position – 75%. Salary placement is based on experience.  MSUAASF Range B.
 
Appointment Date:  July 1, 2018 or a date to be negotiated
 
Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin ASAP and will continue until the position is filled.
 
Position Description:  The Head Coach will be responsible for the administration of all phases of an NCAA Division II women’s tennis program. Responsibilities include recruiting quality student athletes, organizing and training student athletes for successful competition and monitoring and supporting the academic success of the student athletes. Other head coaching duties include planning and conducting pre- and post-season workouts, preparing and managing budgets, fundraising activities and records, scheduling, and developing and maintaining alumni relations. The position will assist with ticket operations within the athletics department. Potential other athletic administrative responsibilities to be assigned may include game management, marketing, advertising, special events, promotions, and teaching responsibilites based on the candidate’s degree, prior teaching experience and area of expertise.
 
Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Collegiate, high school, and/or professional tennis experience required.
  • Preference given to candidates with upper Midwest collegiate recruiting experience.
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division II policies and regulations required.
  • Fundraising, special events and game management experience preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and effective human relations skills required.
  • Experience with computers and their applications is required.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, and Adobe Creative Suite and Cloud knowledge.
  • The University is committed to fostering a global perspective. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to work with persons from diverse backgrounds
 
Southwest Minnesota State University is one of seven universities in the Minnesota State system.  SMSU gives highest priority to excellence in teaching and preparing students to be lifelong learners through quality undergraduate and graduate teaching/advising and close student/faculty relationships.  Its mission, dating back to 1967, provides access to university-level programs in liberal arts & professional studies. The University has a special commitment to the educational needs of the people in its service region reflected through its curricula, cultural programs, diversity of staff and students, cooperative relationships with the public and private sectors, and regional institutions.  The 216-acre campus encompasses 24 modern, interconnected, and accessible buildings.  Marshall (pop. 13,000) is the hub of a rich agricultural area and offers a variety of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities.
 
Application Data:  Letter of application addressing position qualifications, resume, and transcripts must be attached to your application.   Complete the online application process at https://www.smsu.edu/administration/humanresources/neogov.html.
Additional information on Southwest Minnesota State University can be found at:  www.SMSU.edu 
 
Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State system and is an equal opportunity educator and employer.  The University is committed to affirmative recruitment and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities.  Applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States. 
Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Affirmative Action Office, 507-537-6208.  For TTY communications, contact Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529.  This vacancy notice is available in alternative format upon request.
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