Position Summary Missouri Valley College, with one of the largest athletic departments in the country, has an opening for head tennis coach. Responsibilities include planning, development, and implementation of activities surrounding team practices and contests, budget management, equipment and supplies, fundraising and recruiting, retention, and more. The head coach is accountable for modeling professional demeanor and mentoring student-athletes with an emphasis on the NAIA Champions of Character model. This position is responsible for ensuring that all tennis related activities are aligned with the mission of the college and remain in compliance with Missouri Valley College, Heart of America Conference, and NAIA rules and policies.
Responsibilities Coordinate and oversee an ethical process for recruiting and retaining student-athletes for your program. Administer your program to be in total compliance with Missouri Valley College, NAIA and Conference regulations and policies. Recruit and maintain a Varsity and Varsity reserve team as determined by the administration. Consistently communicate with Admissions with your recruiting information. Coordinate schedules for varsity and junior varsity teams. Monitor and stay within the parameters of your budget. All purchase orders, expense forms and check requests must be submitted in a timely manner to the Athletic Director. Monitor and submit all required documentation to the FAR and NAIA to assure eligibility for student-athletes.
Maintain the scholarship average designated by the College for all student-athletes in your program. Awarding Institutional Scholarship Funds. Attend all athletic department functions and meetings. Coordinate all team travel plans with the Transportation Director in a timely manner. Assist the SID with news releases, media guides and other team related materials. Be a positive role model for your team and monitor discipline guidelines with your team. Submit an updated annual inventory of equipment, uniforms and supplies. Monitor attendance and academic performance of your team members. Conduct yourself in a professional manner and display good sportsmanship at all times. Work with the Champions of Character Representative to assure that your program is fulfilling NAIA guidelines. Cooperate and communicate with the Athletic Training Staff. Be loyal and supportive with the Athletic Department staff, Administration and Faculty. All other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
Background Checks Standard college employees are required to complete the background clearance process. Employment is contingent upon the successful results of an employment background screening. The employment background screening may include but is not limited to your consumer credit history (for positions that work with the university finances or alumni funds only), verification of education and professional credentials, criminal history, driving history, residency, immigration status, performance, references, and other qualities pertinent to your qualifications for the following position.
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Benefits 403(b), Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Vision Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Vacation, PTO
Position Requirements & Preferences Bachelor's degree from an accredited College or University required. Master's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Relative head coaching experience at a NCAA, NAIA, Junior College institution or professional tennis league equivalent preferred. Working knowledge of NAIA rules and regulations Ability to lead and manage others successfully. Valid Chauffeur's Driver's License. CPR/First Aid/AED certified. Must be able to work collaboratively and establish and maintain effective relationships with the community, faculty, students, and staff. Demonstrated capacity for sound and timely judgment with integrity, honesty, and principled behavior. Demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, scholarship, service, and administration. Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills. Comfortable with using and managing social media, electronic mail and Hudl. Treats each member of the campus community with fairness, dignity and respect. Works in a spirit of cooperation and is responsive to the advice and instruction of the athletic administration. Enthusiastically supports the mission and values of Missouri Valley College.
About Missouri Valley College
Missouri Valley College is a faith based Liberal Arts institution of higher learning for students in its undergraduate and graduate areas. Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 30 academic programs, study abroad programs, extracurricular activities, and a wide variety of sports. The most popular majors include education and business, criminal justice and exercise science. Above all, Valley is committed to student success. The college complies with federal and state guidelines of nondiscrimination employment.