University of Arkansas - Fort Smith - Fort Smith, AR

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JOB DUTIES: The Head Coach for Men's & Women's Tennis works on a dynamic team of diverse faculty, staff, and students and is responsible for the management and administration of an effective and efficient tennis program. Duties include but are not limited to: overseeing fitness and conditioning drills; implementing and supervising routines for designated practices, match play and tournaments; coaching and recruitment of student-athletes; managing the program budget, scheduling practice, match, and travel times; monitoring academic progress toward degree of student-athletes in conjunction with the compliance office; supervising staff; maintaining a positive team dynamic by acting and communicating in a manner which provides leadership for subordinates and fosters teamwork. Reports to the Director of Athletics and will be responsible for adhering to all department, University, Heartland Conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Work schedule will include extended hours during home athletic events and other occasions, as well as travel to tournaments and matches.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree and previous experience coaching tennis; Master's degree preferred. Competencies required for the essential functions of this position include knowledge of all aspects of the game of tennis, familiarity with University policies regarding athletics, Division II Tennis programs, Heartland Conference rules and NCAA rules and regulations. The chosen candidate will have strong oral communication and organizational skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Other job-related education and/or coaching experience may be substituted for part of these requirements.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, vision, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefits; liberal leave plan; flex benefit plan; and tuition benefits for employee and family.

Complete applications received by November 13, 2013 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed only if necessary to fill the position.


Submit letter of application, resume, and unofficial college transcripts with employment application form to: Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, UAFS, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fullerton Administration Building, Room 239 or P.O. Box 3649, Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649 or by e-mail to: jobs@uafs.edu. Incomplete applications may be eliminated without consideration. Background check may be required.

UA Fort Smith does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment.

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