Job Description Summary: To assist the head women’s tennis coach in the administration and operation of the women’s tennis program consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and other appropriate governing bodies (i.e. Mid-American Conference). This position specifically supports the mission of Graduating Champions and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
Duties: Assist the head coach with office management Assist the head coach in recruiting high-level student-athletes (domestic and international) Assist the head coach in player development, scouting and coaching Assist the head coach in conducting the tennis program in accordance with all NCAA rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping for recruiting and playing/practice sessions using Jumpforward software, monitoring eligibility of student-athletes in the program, successfully completing the annual NCAA Certification test, and assisting in the education of student-athletes about NCAA rules and policies Participating in community events and outreach performing other duties as assigned (i.e. overseeing equipment inventory, etc.) Participate in fundraising, alumni, public relations and media events as requested or deemed appropriate in an effort to improve relations, increase fundraising, and maintain a positive image for Miami University and the program.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or the suitable combination of education and experience
Extensive knowledge and ability to competitively challenge elite players on a Division I team
Work constructively and collaboratively with individuals of diverse backgrounds
Solid interpersonal skills
An understanding of the rules and policies of the NCAA
Competitive playing and/or coaching experience at the collegiate or professional level
Documented commitment to academic and athletic success
Affiliation: Public university of OhioPhilosophy: Miami is a residential university with a focus on teaching undergraduates. A liberal education core complements the more specialized studies of the majors.Established: 1809; named for the Miami Indian Tribe that inhabited the area now known as the Miami Valley Region of OhioLocations: Main campus in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati); regi...onal locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio; European Center in LuxembourgEnrollment: 14,872 undergraduates and 2,395 graduate students on the Oxford campus; 3,680 undergraduates on the Hamilton campus; 2,271 undergraduates on the Middletown campus; 205 graduate students at the Voice of America Learning Center (based on Fall 2010 enrollment)
Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco free.