The Assistant Tennis Coach in the overall operation of a Division I men's tennis program will be responsible for managing practice, match preparation, overseeing administrative processes, and involvement in the recruitment of athletically and academically qualified student-athletes.
Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education
Previous collegiate coaching experience at Division I level or professional tennis playing experience
Demonstrated working knowledge of NCAA and Southeastern Conference rules and regulations
Division I playing experience
Playing and/or coaching at ATP level
Experience as a collegiate student-athlete
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Knowledge of Southeastern Conference rules and regulations
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.
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As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.