Assistant Tennis Coach
University of Texas of the Permain Basin - Odessa, TX

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General Notes

UTPB supports 13 intercollegiate sports, participates in NCAA Division II, and is a member of the Heartland Conference. It is currently the intent of the university to sponsor a football team which will begin play in fall of 2016. Men’s and Women’s Golf will also start in fall of 2016.

Required Application Materials
  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
Additional Information Purpose The Assistant Tennis Coach will assist the Head Tennis Coach with all aspects of the Tennis program. The Assistant Tennis Coach is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by UTPB, the NCAA, Heartland Conference and those set forth by The University of Texas System, and State of Texas.

Essential Functions Duties shall include: Demonstrate and teach advanced Tennis skills; Mentor and advise students on personal health and academic matters; Assist with strength training and nutrition programs; Assist with team scheduling and travel arrangements; Promote and market the Tennis team and athletic department; Assist with recruiting and evaluating new players; Assist with scouting opponents; Assist with fund-raising and community relations activities; Assist with summer activities; Assist with securing and completing required NCAA documentation; Drive a car, van, or bus as needed AND; Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director. This is a part-time 12 month appointment

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications A Bachelor’s degree is required. Collegiate Tennis experience as a player or coach at an NCAA institution is required. A valid driver’s license is required.

Working conditions May work in all weather conditions. May work in extreme temperatures. May work around standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Use of manual dexterity. Lifting and moving.

Screening of applications shall begin immediately. The starting date is September 1st. Please provide a letter of application, a current resume, and a minimum of three professional references. Apply on-line at:

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

No phone calls please.

Specific job requirements render the position as security sensitive, and thereby subject to Section 51.215 of the Texas Education Code requiring a Criminal Background Check

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is committed to providing equal employment and education opportunities free from illegal discrimination and ensures this commitment to non-discrimination by informing employees and students of their rights and responsibilities, conducting fair and timely complaint investigations, and acting as an overall resource to employees and students. The University is an equal opportunity employer and employs without regard to sex, race, color national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or other protected classes.

The Office of Human Resources coordinates Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender and ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, prohibiting discrimination on the basis of a disability. Contact us at The Office of Human Resources, UT Permian Basin, 4901 East University, Mesa Building #4224, Odessa, Texas 79762, call (432) 552-2747 or email at .

P.A.S.S., Programs Assisting Student Services, coordinates Section 504. Section 504 is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. Section 504 ensures that a child with a disability has equal access to an education.