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POSITION TITLE: Assistant Coach for Men and Women Tennis POSITION’S MAJOR OFFICE: Athletics MAJOR OFFICE RESPONSIBILITIES: Athletics is responsible for operations of 25 athletics teams, meeting the requirements of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) regulations. The program recruits’ students to meet roster minimums; focuses on retention by providing an outstanding student-athlete experience and counseling students appropriately on academic and other issues; enhances the physical, mental and social development of the student-athletes through rigorous practices, appropriate competition and off-field activities including community service; and provides a connection point for the campus, alumni and Salina community to the university. POSITION’S DEPARTMENT: Men and Women Tennis POSITION’S DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: The Men and Women Tennis program is expected to recruit student-athletes that can be successful academically, socially and athletically at Kansas Wesleyan University, meeting a minimum roster size of 12 men and 11 women active student-athletes and each year. In addition, the program is responsible for instructing and preparing the student-athletes for successful competition in the KCAC, counselling the student-athletes on academic, athletic and social issues, coordinating a team community service program, and providing a connection point for outreach to the campus, alumni and Salina communicates. POSITION’S DIRECT SUPERVISOR: Josh Molino – Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach. DATE POSITION LAST REVIEWED OR ANALYZED: March 2021 REVISED BY: Steve Wilson, Director of Athletics; Josh Molino, Head Tennis Coach, Becky Mathews, Human Resources. POSITION’S EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Part-Time, Staff, Exempt, At-will
MINIMUM REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree
MINIMUM REQUIRED: First Aid/CPR certification (must be active within 60 days of employment); NAIA Champions of Character Character-Driven Coaches online course and Blood Borne Pathogen online training (both must be completed within 60 days of employment); Valid driver’s license.
MINIMUM REQUIRED: Experience playing or coaching college tennis.
PREFERRED: Experience in recruiting, especially in NAIA tennis programs.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, and ATTITUDES – KSAA’S:
Philosophical alignment with the mission and vision of Kansas Wesleyan University.
Demonstrable teamwork and team building skills.
Demonstrable priority setting and organizational skills.
About Kansas Wesleyan University
Situated on 28 beautiful acres in Salina, Kansas, Kansas Wesleyan University is a Methodist-affiliated liberal arts university, offering a high-quality education that prepares students for the workforce or graduate school. KWU’s close-knit community of faculty and staff are passionately student-centered and contribute to the education of KWU students as mentors, student job supervisors, advisors, and coaches. Located in Salina, Kansas—the retail hub of north-central Kansas—KWU offers employees a peaceful, community atmosphere in which to work. Salina, Kansas has a population of about 50,000, is a diversified economy and has garnered national attention for its quality of life and for being a great place to raise a family.