Job Summary: The Assistant Coach- Tennis Coach/Dorm Manager is a live-in position and is responsible for assisting the Head Coach-Tennis with various aspects of the program, including preseason, practice, games, scouting and recruiting student athletes. In addition, this position oversees the students in the Dormitory and assists in the development and implementation of all residential and community activities within that dorm building. The Assistant Coach-Tennis/Dorm Manager is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Cowley College, Jayhawk Athletic Conference and the NJCAA.
Essential Functions: Assistant Tennis Coach •Teach fundamentals, techniques, etc., as directed by the Head Coach. •Assume responsibility of assisting the head Coach, under his/her supervision, in performing assigned responsibilities. •Be familiar with and follow the policies of the NJCAA and the KJCCC. •Attend team activities, as necessary. •Attend coaches’ meetings and clinics. •Attend and take part in the in-service training provided by the Head Coaches. •Remain at team activities until all participants have left facilities or designate a responsible person to remain. •Teach sportsmanship and set an example of good moral and physical behavior. •Assist in all aspects of a competitive tennis program, including; equipment management, recruiting, budget control, scheduling, academic supervision, planning, etc. •Encourage athletes to participate in all programs of the students’ choice. •Work continually with Athletic Director and other coaches to upgrade total athletic program. •Be loyal to the Tennis Head Coach and the tennis program. •Attend all contests in the tennis program. •Maintain courteous, professional and effective working relationships with employees, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organization. •Comply with all College policies and procedures •Assist the Tennis Head Coach by performing other duties as assigned.
Dorm Manager •Act as a positive role model and will work directly with dormitory students in the development and enforcement of rules to assure proper student conduct and care of facilities. •Assist in the training and mentoring of new Resident Assistants (RA). Assist with RA training program each semester. •Develop a semester dorm activity schedule and coordinate communication of events with Resident Assistants, Dorm Managers, Director of Student Life and the Director of Housing. oCoordinate Christmas party. o1-2 larger events per semester (specific to Dormitory). oCreate and submit activities schedule for semester at least 2 weeks prior to start of semester. oManage budget for activities. oCommunicate and Market each activity throughout campus. •Supervise, direct, develop, mentor, select, train and evaluate 2-3 Resident Assistants, connecting student growth and development to specific learning outcomes. oSchedule weekly meetings with RA, providing feedback to Director of Housing. •Manage all room changes. Check in/out students during move-in/move-out days and throughout the semester. Inspect for damage during check-out. •Maintain Rooming Roster with 100% accuracy. •Maintain all housing reports. •Conduct regular inspections for the appearance, operation, safety and security of the dormitories and report all issues to the Director of Housing. oMust conduct inspections at least twice a semester. oFollow-up 24 hours after a concern is found. •Assist with all safety drills, room and drug inspections. •Attend weekly manager meetings. •On-call rotation for the 5 campus dormitories. •Follow-up on all student concerns. •Identify and refer students to College services, including but not limited to, Student Life, Counselor, Director of Health Services and Tutoring. •Process and deliver student mail for dormitory. •Provide Tennis travel and recruitment schedule to the Director of Housing. •Maintain courteous, professional, and effective working relationships with employees, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organization. •Comply with all College policies and procedures •Assist the Head Coach-Tennis and the Director of Housing by performing other related duties as assigned.
Work Environment: Work performed in sports facilities and outdoors.
Cowley College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Cowley College is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.
Required Education Background: • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred • CPR and First Aide Certification
• High school, college or equivalent level coaching. • Prevention and proper care of athletic injuries. • Current, valid Driver License. Commercial Driver License, preferred. • Must be insurable on Cowley College vehicle insurance policy.
Required Knowledge and Skills: • Extensive knowledge of tennis. • Ability to recruit, coach and teach highly talented student athletes. • Ability to understand and adhere to all policies, rules and regulations of the College, Jayhawk Athletic Conference and NJCAA. • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to teamwork • A proven record in following directives and being responsible for tasks which have been assigned. • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, as needed. • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities. • Ability to integrate resources, policies and information for the determination of procedures, solutions and other outcomes. • Knowledge of management methods and ability to provide administrative guidance within area of responsibility and provide direct training and supervision, as needed. • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty, staff and the public. • Demonstrated commitment to supporting and participating in the overall athletic program, student activities and College events. • Ability to teach sportsmanship and set an example of good moral and physical behavior. • Ability to market and promote Cowley College Tennis. • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality. • Excellent communications skills- orally, by phone, in person, and in writing. • Excellent human relations skills. Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and diverse populations. A positive attitude towards students and understand their social and personal development needs. • Comprehensive understanding of college housing and its interrelationship with student satisfaction and student learning. • Must have the ability to react quickly in emergency situations. Must have the ability to remain calm in tense situations and effectively deal with confrontational situations. • Understanding of and commitment to AQIP.
Physical Requirements: Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to move freely around the campus and other locations; ability to lift up to 50 pounds; ability to bend, stoop, reach and grasp as required to perform responsibilities; ability to drive motor vehicle.
Additional Salary Information: Includes housing and meals
About Cowley College
Cowley is a community college and a vocational, technical school. With more than 80 majors and degree possibilities, we prepare students to transfer to a four-year program or to enter the workforce with a two-year job-ready degree.
Beginning in 1922 in the basement of Arkansas City High School and fondly known as Basement University by its students and faculty, Cowley College has transformed into a cutting-edge institution recognized across the nation for the quality in its classrooms and the success of its graduates.
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Cowley College is located in South Central Kansas and serves students from our communities, across the nation, and around the world.