Department: Athletics & Physical Education Department
Duration of Position: Full year / Full time
Position Type: Faculty
Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled
Posting Number: 1001531
About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar College athletics programs are conducted in compliance with policies, procedures and regulations of Vassar College, the NCAA and the Liberty League. Vassar College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups, including women and racial/ethnic minorities, are especially encouraged. Vassar College is a smoke free/tobacco free campus.
Position Summary and Responsibilities Vassar College invites applications for the position of Head Men's Tennis Coach. This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty, benefit-eligible ten-month position. Weekend, holiday, early morning and/or late evening hours are required.
Job Summary The successful candidate will serve as the head coach in all aspects of a highly competitive Division III men's tennis program including, but not limited to:
The recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes
Game strategies and competitive coaching
On-field instruction for practices and games
Player and team development
Fundraising and community service
Additional duties in the department (i.e.: teaching, facilities or game management)
The head coach is also expected to adhere to all NCAA, Liberty League and Vassar rules and regulations.
Starting date will be no later than January 21, 2019.
Qualifications Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree; coaching experience at the collegiate level. Certification in CPR, AED and First Aid is mandatory and can be obtained through Vassar College as needed. A valid driver's license, official academic transcript(s) and the successful result of a background check are mandatory. Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in a related field; minimum of 3-5 years coaching experience at the collegiate level; demonstrated ability to recruit and retain student-athletes who are committed to academic and athletic excellence; experience with fundraising and/or alumni relations. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills as well as demonstrated success as an assistant or head coach at the collegiate level.
Required Applicant Documents Resume Cover Letter Contact Information for 3 References
Special Instructions to Applicants Qualified applicants are asked to submit a résumé and three references (with phone numbers and email addresses) to: https://employment.vassar.edu. No applications by email will be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those applications received by November 30, 2018. For additional information please visit Vassar at www.vassar.edu.
Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.