Young Harris College is seeking a Director of Tennis to direct and oversee all coaching duties of the men’s and women’s tennis programs, coordinating all aspects of recruitment, scheduling, training, academics and budget management. Essential Functions of the position will include:
•Serve as the Head Coach of the men’s and women’s tennis programs
•Evaluate and recruit qualified student athletes who can excel both academically and athletically
•Promote an environment which places an emphasis on academics & graduation
•Responsible for developing team and individual practices
•Responsible for competition scheduling and all travel arrangements
•Coordinate all fundraising and community service events
•Knowledge and commitment to NCAA, Peach Belt Conference and Young Harris College rules, polices & procedures
•Responsible for managing operating budget and scholarship budget while maintaining roster requirements
•Implement summer camps/ITA events on campus
A Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred; Two or more years of collegiate coaching and/or playing experience, collegiate recruiting experience, effective communication (verbal and written), proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office.
Candidates should apply electronically at https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2372052 . A cover Letter, resume and contact information for three professional references are required. In addition, additional documents should be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Human Resources Director, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Selected candidate must successfully pass a background check.
Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE M/F/D/V
About Young Harris College
Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has three academic divisions: Arts and Humanities, Professional Studies, and Mathematics, Science and Technology, with more than 1,300 students enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga. has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2017-2018 list of Colleges of Distinction and is listed as a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report.