Department: Athletics & Physical Education Department
Duration of Position: Academic year / Part time
Position Type: Administrator
Posting Date: 08-15-2017
Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled
Posting Number: 1001231
About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar College athletics programs are conducted in compliance with policies, procedures and regulations of Vassar College, the NCAA and the Liberty League.
Vassar College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Vassar College is a smoke free campus.
Position Summary and Responsibilities
Vassar College invites applications for the position of Assistant Men's Tennis Coach. This is a part-time non-benefits eligible ten-month position. The individual will report to the Head Men's Tennis Coach. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required. This part-time academic-year position is not eligible for benefits.
The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of a competitive collegiate tennis program including, but not limited to:
On-court instruction for practices and games
Creation of practice plans
Player and team development
Game strategies and competitive coaching
Recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications Bachelor's degree and coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level is required. A valid and unrestricted driver's license is also required. Knowledge and compliance with NCAA, ITA and league rules and regulations are required. Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is necessary but can be obtained through Vassar College as needed. A valid driver's license and successful result of a background search are mandatory.
Master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two or more years of relevant experience. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as a demonstrated commitment to the Division III philosophy.
Required Applicant Documents
Resume Cover Letter Contact Information for 3 References
Optional Applicant Documents
Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, a résumé, and contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, for three references. All attachments must be in Word or PDF format. Applications through e-mail will not be accepted. Priority will be given to those applications received by July 15, 2017. For additional information please visit Vassar at www.vassar.edu.
For full consideration applicants should apply by:
Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.