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Assistant Coach, Women's Tennis

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

 

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

 

Job Overview

The Cincinnati Bearcats compete at the highest level of intercollegiate athletics as a member of the American Athletic Conference. UC fields 18 varsity teams with over 500 student-athletes supported by over 150 full-time staff on the award-winning UC campus in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bearcats have won seven national championships and 113 conference championships during its proud history. Numerous luminaries and Olympians have worn UC's red and black through the years including hall of fame legends Sandy Koufax, Oscar Robertson and Jack Twyman.  
UC student-athletes averaged a 3.400 GPA in the fall of 2020 with 78 percent of our student-athletes earning spots on the honor roll. 

 

The UC Department of Athletics is committed to connecting its community, enhancing its University and impacting the lives of its student-athletes as they prepare to change the world.

 

For more information on UC Athletics, visit www.GoBEARCATS.com. 

 

The University of Cincinnati (UC), Department of Athletics seeks applications for an Assistant Coach to work in the Women's Tennis program. This is a salaried position with a comprehensive benefits package.  

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for several administrative and organizational aspects of coaching, recruiting, and competition while following all departmental, university, conference, and NCAA policies and regulations.

 

The position requires some evening and weekend hours.

Essential Functions

  • Direct involvement with several administrative and organizational aspects of a sport program under the supervision of the Head Coach (i.e., coaching, practice, recruiting, strategy, planning travel, team meals, etc). 
  • Execute all coaching assignments and administrative responsibilities. May analyze data, chart plays and tendencies.
  • Maintain current knowledge of and adhere to all University, NCAA and Conference Rules and Regulations, Policies and Procedures paying special attention to recruiting, eligibility, admissions and financial aid.
  • May supervise assigned positional student-athletes in a coordinated and planned program of practices and competition, with a concern for the players’ health and welfare, physical and psychological preparation. 
  • May recruit and/or coordinate the recruitment of prospective academically and athletically qualified student-athletes 
  • Guide and actively encourage student-athletes to succeed academically, earn a degree and represent the university with integrity. Uphold all University academic policies and assist, when appropriate, in counseling student-athletes relative to academic success, progress and eligibility. 
  • May participate in public and alumni relations and promotions activities and assist in establishing and maintaining positive relations with the media.
  • Assist the Head Coach in cultivating and soliciting donors to meet the fundraising goals as established by the Director of Athletics. 
  • Collaborate with support staff to implement and perform administrative tasks in line with program and departmental goals. 
  • May be required to drive a university vehicle and/or student-athletes. 
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.). 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Four (4) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Trainings/Certifications

  • Must be able to pass and maintain NCAA recruiting certification if required by sport program.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Application Information

Interested and qualified applicants must apply online and include a cover letter of interest and a current CV/Resume. All certifications and other documentation can be uploaded using the Additional Documents section in the application. Applications without a cover letter and CV/Resume will not be considered for the position.
 

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Hearing, listening - Often
  • Kneeling, squatting - Often
  • Bending - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Talking - Often
  • Crouching - Often

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

 

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