Men's Tennis Head Coach
Posted on Nov 20, 2018 by University of California, Santa Cruz
Recruitment Type: Open
Job Title: Men's Tennis Head Coach
Division: Business and Administrative Services 
Hiring Unit: Athletics
Job Open Date: 10-17-2018
Position is open until filled; initial review of application materials will begin on: 11-07-2018
Appointment Type: Contract 
Start Date: 12-19-2018
End Date: 1 year for DOH
Shift Differential: No
Schedule: Full time
Days per week: Varies
Average hours per day: Varies
Percent of Time: 100%
Fixed or Variable?: Fixed
Average hours per week: Varies
Days of the week: M - F
Minimum Starting Salary: $2,740.50/monthly.
This position is eligible for Full benefits
Classification: Head Coach 5 
Personnel Program: Managers & Sr. Professionals (MSP)
Salary Grade: Not Applicable
EEO/Affirmative Action Statement:
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
Involves directing or assisting with developing the student-athlete physically, competitively and emotionally. Enhances the execution of competitive sports, manages team, recruits, fundraises and may determine competitive schedules.
Recognized organization-wide expert. Has significant impact and influence on organizational policy and program development. Regularly leads projects of critical importance to the organization; these projects carry substantial consequences of success or failure. May direct programs with organization-wide impact that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources. Significant barriers to entry exist at this level.
This position is responsible for leading all phases of an intercollegiate athletics sports specific program in accordance with NCAA and University rules, regulations and policies. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coaching, hiring and managing assistant coaches, scheduling of games, and recruiting qualified student-athletes; supporting for the academic progress of student-athletes; preparing and managing the budget; fostering an environment of NCAA compliance; scheduling and conducting practice sessions; and, implementing strategies for developing and motivating student-athletes to perform at maximum levels. Allocates resources to meet schedules and achieve success. Identifies program objectives, develops and directs strategies for successful programs. Must have a philosophy compatible with highly selective academic standards that supports diversity and inclusivity, additionally, must have an appreciation for the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly selective academic environment and the desire to help student-athletes strive for balance in a rigorous setting. All athletic department staff are expected to have a strong commitment to the welfare of student athletes and a reputation of integrity. Additionally, staff are expected to embrace the NCAA DIII philosophy and UCSC Principles of Community. May provide guidance to other personnel. The Head Coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics and Office of Physical Education, Recreation, and Sports.
Qualifications / Competencies:
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training with a college-level program.
At least 3 years experience coaching specific sport, preferably at the NCAA DIII level
Highly advanced and effective inter-personal, motivational and team leadership skills to work effectively with athletic participants, departmental and university staff and parents of student athletes. Advanced ability to effectively collaborate with all University key stake holders (faculty/staff/alumni/ UCSC Foundation/Local community leaders/media/etc.) in a manner that promotes the UCSC Athletics brand, collaboraton, and partnerships.
Ability to demonstrate creativity, sound judgment and decision-making, be an effective problem solver and communicates effectively verbally and in writing.
Recognized expertise in team sport and coaching principles for student athletes.
Supervisory and leadership skills to mentor and develop assistant coaching or program instruction staff.
Current advanced knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the campus adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.
Demonstrated effective problem solving and communication skills, verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated experience with developing and implementing advanced in-season and out of season strength and conditioning training regimens that are compliant with NCAA rules.
Demonstrated ability to recruit diverse, quality student-athletes. Must have a philosophy compatible with the highly selective academic standards of UC Santa Cruz that also supports diversity and inclusivity.
Current driver's license valid in the state of California with a satisfactory driving record insurable by the University's insurer.
Must take and pass the Division III Rules Test per NCAA bylaw 11.8
Must maintain CPR / AED and First Aid certification.
Special Conditions of Employment:
Successfully pass a pre-employment background check
Possess CPR/AED/First Aid certification or have the ability to obtain it within 60-calendar days of hire.
Candidates must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.
Possess a valid license to drive in the State of California and be able to participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) pull notice program.
Will be required to complete Title IX (Sexual Harassment) training within one month of hire.
Will be required to complete Title IX (Sexual Harassment) training every two years.
May be required to complete the Basic Cash Handling (16 minute video & 10 question quiz) training and pass the quiz with a score of 80% or greater within one month of hire.
Per the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, this position has been identified as a Campus Security Authority. The selected candidate will be required to report a crime or any incident that may be a crime including hazing.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here:
Will be required to take the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) online training module.
Critical position requiring background check(s)?: Yes
Background check(s) required:
Criminal History Review
Verification of License, Certificate or Degree
If you selected "license, certificate or degree" above, specify the type here:
Valid License to drive in the state of California
Does this position require an E-Verify check?
(Note: Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check which confirms the individual's eligibility to work in the U.S.):
No, this position does not require an E-Verify Check.
Will the employee be required to participate in the DMV Pull Notice program?
Supplemental documents (in addition to application) applicants will be allowed to attach:
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