| The Assistant Coach-Tennis/Dorm Manager position is a live-in position that has duel responsibilities as an Assistant Coach for the Tennis team and as a Dorm Manager for one of the residential dorms located on the Arkansas City Campus. As an Assistant Coach, this position is responsible for assisting with various aspects of the Tennis programs, such as recruiting, planning, coaching, scheduling opponents, training team members and coordinating statistics. As the Dorm Manager, this positon is responsible for overseeing students in the dormitory and assists in the development and implementation of all residential and community activities. |
Assistant Coach • Assists the head coach in managing and directing the men’s and women’s programs. • Teach fundamentals and techniques, as directed by the Head Coach. • Assists the Head Coach with all aspects of the team including training, competing and scheduling. • Coordinate court set up for game day. • Assists with the monitoring of daily academic reports for men’s and women’s programs. • Assists with the recruiting process. • Teach sportsmanship and set an example of good moral and physical behavior. • Represent Cowley College and the Athletic Department in a professional manner. • Be familiar with and follow all policies and procedures of the KJCCC and NJCAA. • Organize and maintain accurate inventory of equipment and uniforms. • Assist with coordination of travel arrangements. • Transport tennis team to matches and practices as necessary using Cowley College vans or other designated Cowley College vehicles. • Works cooperatively with personnel in the athletics department, attends department meetings and activities, and always represents the college positively when interacting with the community, other college departments, alumni, high school and club coaches, media and general public.
Dorm Manager • Act as a positive role model and will work directly with dormitory students in the development and enforcement of rules to assure proper student conduct and care of facilities. • Assist in the training and mentoring of new Resident Assistants (RA). Assist with RA training program each semester. • Develop a semester dorm activity schedule and coordinate communication of events with Resident Assistants, Dorm Managers, Director of Student Life and the Director of Housing. o Coordinate Christmas party. o 1-2 larger events per semester (specific to Dormitory). o Create and submit activities schedule for semester at least 2 weeks prior to start of semester. o Manage budget for activities. o Communicate and Market each activity throughout campus. • Supervise, direct, develop, mentor, select, train and evaluate 2-3 Resident Assistants, connecting student growth and development to specific learning outcomes. o Schedule weekly meetings with RA, providing feedback to Director of Housing. • Manage all room changes. Check in/out students during move-in/move-out days and throughout the semester. Inspect for damage during check-out. • Maintain Rooming Roster with 100% accuracy. • Maintain all housing reports. • Conduct regular inspections for the appearance, operation, safety and security of the dormitories and report all issues to the Director of Housing. o Must conduct inspections at least twice a semester. o Follow-up 24 hours after a concern is found. • Assist with all safety drills, room and drug inspections. • Attend weekly manager meetings. • On-call rotation for the 5 campus dormitories. • Follow-up on all student concerns. • Identify and refer students to College services, including but not limited to, Student Life, Counselor, Director of Health Services and Tutoring. • Process and deliver student mail for dormitory. • Provide tennis travel and recruitment schedule to the Director of Housing.
Required Knowledge and Skills: • Ability to recruit, coach and teach highly talented student athletes in the Tennis program. • Ability to understand and adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of the College, Jayhawk Athletic Conference and NJCAA. • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to teamwork, process leadership and consensus decision making. • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities. • Ability to integrate resources, policies and information for the determination of procedures, solutions and other outcomes. • Ability to respond to emergency situations in a timely manner. • Knowledge of management methods and ability to provide administrative guidance within area of responsibility and provide direct training and supervision, as needed. • Ability to apply budgeting and fiscal planning techniques within financial constraints. • Comprehensive understanding of college housing and its interrelationship with student satisfaction and student learning. • Must possess accurate record keeping skills. • Must possess a positive attitude towards students and understand their social and personal development needs. • Must have the ability to remain calm in tense situations and effectively deal with confrontational situations. • Excellent leadership skills. • Demonstrated commitment to supporting and participating in the overall athletic program, student activities and College events. • Ability to hire and supervise qualified volunteers and student workers. • Ability to observe and evaluate total program and make recommendations to the Athletic Director. • Ability to teach sportsmanship and set an example of good moral and physical behavior. • Ability to market and promote Cowley College Tennis. • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team. • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality. • Good communications skills, both written and spoken. • Ability to organize and prioritize work. Work well under deadline pressures. • Excellent human relations skills. Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and diverse populations. • Understanding of and commitment to Academic Quality Improvement Program.
Required Education Background: • Bachelor’s Degree, required. Master’s Degree, preferred. • Must have a current valid Driver’s License • Must be insurable by Cowley College insurance carrier • CPR and First Aid Certification, preferred.
Required Experience: • Tennis coaching or equivalent experience. • A demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the community college mission and philosophy. • Experience in the development and enforcement of student conduct. • Experience working with student populations. • Experience in event planning and promotion. • MUST have a valid, current, non-restricted Driver’s License. Supervisory Requirements: Work Study Students and Resident Assistants
Physical Requirements: Ability to traverse stairs; Ability to maintain physical mobility and composure and to assist with physical student activity; Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; ability to move freely around the campus and outreach centers; ability to lift or carry up to 50 pounds; ability to bend, stoop, reach and grasp as required to perform responsibilities; ability to drive motor vehicle.
Work Environment: Coaches are responsible for maintaining an environment free from discrimination, intimidation, coercion or harassment. Work is performed indoors and/or outdoors. Work is also performed throughout dorm building, office location and throughout the campus. Travel required, including overnight.
Cowley County Community College and Area Vocational-Technical School is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, political affiliation or other legally protected category. (Notice of Non-Discrimination found at http://www.cowley.edu/about/legal.html)