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Whitman College is cultivating a community built on inclusion and belonging. We recognize the value of those who can offer historically underrepresented perspectives and encourage applications from those whose background, knowledge, and insights from lived experience can add to the college's working and learning environment. Whitman College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer (EEO) .
This is a 1,000 hour position, 0.48 FTE.
Assist the head coach with all aspects of the women's tennis program.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the head coach in all aspects of coaching, practice and game preparation, recruitment of prospective student-athletes, travel planning and other administrative duties assigned by the head coach.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Individuals must be able to explain and/or demonstrate that they possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to safely perform the essential functions of the job.
Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and the ability to identify and recruit qualified student-athletes, including the ability to communicate effectively with recruits, parents, and coaches.
Outstanding skill instruction, strong playing background, and the ability to motivate players in both a practice setting and competitive games.
Appreciation for the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly selective academic environment, and the desire to help student-athletes strive for balance in that rigorous setting.
Strong administrative and computer skills, as well as excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level or similar high-performance tennis experience. Must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Must be highly motivated, respectful, have the ability to work both independently and in team settings, and have sound decision-making ability in all aspects of the women's tennis program.
At Whitman College, we take seriously the safety of our community. Whitman is a fully vaccinated campus, requiring all employees and students to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations or have an approved exemption. More information can be found here.
DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION FOR JOB CANDIDATES
Contact Human Resources regarding requests for disability accommodation in the employment application process.
Application review will begin on an ongoing basis beginning on June 10, 2022.
August 15, 2022
If you have questions, please feel welcome to contact Head Coach John Hein at email@example.com