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The University of Missouri-St. Louis, a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference, is accepting applications for the position of Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach. This is a 12-month full time benefited position.
General Summary: In accordance with the mission of the Department of Athletics, administer the progress and success of the intercollegiate men's and women's tennis programs within the guidelines of the NCAA Division II, the Great Lakes Valley Conference, and the University of Missouri - St. Louis. This will include all pre-season, in-season and post-season activities necessary to the development of regionally and nationally competitive teams.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: * Recruit highly qualified student-athletes consistent with the standards of a competitive NCAA Division II men's and women's tennis program within the academic standards of the university, * Coordinate the evaluation, recruitment, preparation and development of all student-athletes, * Knowledge of and adherence to all NCAA rules, policies and procedures pertaining to a men's and women's tennis program, * Attend and participate in monthly NCAA rules compliance meetings, * Monitor and encourage the scholastic progress of student-athletes in conjunction with the Athletic Academic Advising Office, so as to promote their academic success, * Responsible for adherence to the program's budget. * Coordinate travel arrangements, equipment purchases, and expense reports, * Establish and maintain quality relationships with alumni and support organizations, * Participate in department fundraising, promotional and public relations events , campus and community outreach and service projects, * Work with the Athletic Development Office to solicit gifts, * Supervise assistant coaches, * Coordinate summer camps/clinics in conjunction with University guidelines, * Perform other duties as assigned.
Required qualifications include a bachelor's degree and experience as a successful men's and women's tennis coach. Preferred qualifications include a master's degree, a minimum of five years of experience as a successful head tennis coach at the college, club or high school level, demonstrated success in recruitment of scholarship athletes, knowledge of and adherence to NCAA rules and regulations, demonstrated leadership and communication skills, and a commitment to athletic excellence in an academic environment. Employment will require a criminal background check.
The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation and sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits .
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