Associate Director of Athletics for Recreation/Head Mens and Womens Tennis Coach
June 26, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Under the supervision of the Director, with some latitude for independent judgment the Associate Director initiates and coordinates all ARC wellness and recreation programs, represents the department to all individuals who utilize the ARC facility, and shares responsibility for the supervision of all of the activities that occur in the facility. The Associate Director will act as the direct supervisor for the Coordinator for Recreation. The Head Coach is responsible for the organization and administration of all aspects of the men's and women's tennis programs with significant responsibilities in areas including staff supervision, teaching and implementing skills and strategy, recruiting, budget development, and implementation of NCAA, conference and institutional policy and regulations. The Athletics and Recreation Department is committed to providing a wide range of activities and services that assist Pratt students of various backgrounds and abilities in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS FOR RECREATION DUTIES:
Initiates, coordinates and supervises Athletic and Recreation Wellness Programming, in consideration of the variety of racial, ethnic, religious, gender, sexuality, geographic, cultural, age, physical ability, and socioeconomic groups with which students identify.
Effectively and actively promotes and markets all recreation and wellness initiatives and fosters a positive environment in terms of diversity & inclusion.
Directs Intramural programming.
Recruits and hires fitness instructors.
Provide onsite supervision for special events.
Develop, initiate and maintain personal fitness training sessions.
Participates in strategic planning and assessment of ARC goals and objectives.
Maintain the care of recreation equipment. This includes the yearly maintenance and purchasing of equipment.
HEAD COACH DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct the men's and women's tennis program by coordinating and completing the following: recruitment and retention of student-athletes, practice sessions, contest preparation, contest management and administrative duties.
Recruit and retain student athletes that can meet Pratt's academic admissions standards and sustain or enhance the competitiveness of the program.
Work to support the academic success of student-athletes and to monitor their academic performance.
Submit and manage team roster in accordance with Department of Athletics and Recreation regulations.
Collaborate with athletic training staff for documentation and appropriate care of injuries.
Keep abreast of the NCAA, conference and departmental rules and regulations and attend required departmental meetings.
Ensure compliance with all rules and regulations of the NCAA, American Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) and Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC).
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Bachelors degree required, prefer a degree in Athletic Administration/Recreation Management and or a masters degree.” Plus 2 years of Tennis coaching to be considered for the position.
Experience: Two or more years' of recreation experience, college experience preferred. Two years' of coaching experience, college coaching preferred.
Knowledge and Skills: Effective organizational and communication skills (verbal and written). Knowledge of principles of diversity and inclusion; ability to work well with diverse populations; and demonstrated level of cultural competence.
License: Valid NYS Driver's License.
TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume. If you are selected for an interview, please be prepared to provide at least 5 References via our on-line reference tool system. At least 2 of your References must be, or have been, your direct managers.
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