SUMMARY: Direct and coordinate the planning, organizing and coaching of the intercollegiate Men’s and Women’s Tennis program at Centenary College.
Recruits student-athletes in accordance with Centenary College and NCAA policy guidelines.
Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of student athletes at Centenary College.
Arranges and organizes yearly competition schedules.
Over 25 percent travel required to attend SCAC and NCAA meetings, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling to support team competitions.
Schedules, organizes, and supervises practices in compliance with College and NCAA rules and City of Shreveport (Querbes Tennis Center).
Ensures that athletic venue is properly maintained and set-up for practices and official athletic competition.
Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters; consult with College administration and faculty for resolution of problems as needed.
Direct and coordinate activities, ensuring compliance with College, Conference, and NCAA policies and regulations.
Maintain control of college-issued credit card and submit timely reimbursement requests with accompanying support documentation.
Work with the Director of Athletics and Athletics Administrative Assistant to develop and monitor annual budgets.
Participates in approved fundraising activities under the coordination and direction of the Director for Athletics.
Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director
Other related projects, duties and responsibilities as assigned and deemed necessary.
As an institutional staff member actively involved with NCAA Division III prospects, student-athletes, and athletic department personnel, you are responsible to uphold all conference and NCAA rules and regulations. In accordance with NCAA bylaw 11.1, you are responsible to report any known violations and will be accountable for any violations committed within your department.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Three or more years as a competitive player or experience in college tennis coaching at the assistant or head coaching level.
Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
Must be well organized and self- motivated.
Must be able to obtain First Air / CPR / AED certification and van driving clearance.
5 years as a competitive player or experience in college tennis coaching at the assistant or head coaching level.
Specific experience with a campus admission/recruiting office, NCAA compliance, event management, outdoor field management, or coaching in another sport.
Experience in a NCAA Division III program.
Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.
Please send cover letter and resume to: Department of Human Resources Centenary College of Louisiana 2911 Centenary Boulevard Shreveport, Louisiana 71104 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 318.869-5281 Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South. Candidates may visit the College’s website at www.centenary.edu/jobs
Centenary College of Louisiana is a private liberal arts college in Shreveport, Louisiana, offering undergraduate programs and a limited number of graduate programs in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. The college is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational environment where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College's diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE.