Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 301367
TENNIS CENTER (BA-TENN-IUBLA)
The IU Recreational Sports Tennis Center is an auxiliary unit housed within Campus Recreational Sports with nearly 1,000 members and 380 participants in junior and adult programming. This 48,000 sq ft facility is the only indoor tennis facility within a 50-mile radius and features 8 indoor hard-surface tennis courts with balcony seating, PlaySight courts, lobby lounge, fitness area, and men's and women's locker rooms. Known for top-notch caliber tennis professionals and high-quality programming currently led by a USPTA certified Master Head Tennis Professional, the Tennis Center features an active junior and adult program including instructional clinics, Cardio Tennis, tournaments, travel teams and informal play. For more information, please visit our web site here.
Join Indiana University's comprehensive recreational sports program. Our mission is to connect, inform, and inspire people to lead an active, healthy lifestyle. We serve over 36,000 students, faculty, staff, and public participants annually. Our programs utilize two multi-purpose facilities (housing over 500,000 square feet of activity space), three indoor pools, an outdoor pool complex, an indoor tennis center and numerous outdoor activity spaces. Our team consists of forty-six appointed staff members, fourteen program assistants, and over 1,000 hourly wage staff members.
Philosophy: Our organization fosters a team focused, collaborative work environment that emphasizes strong business practices, operational excellence and participant development. Our organization is committed to a student development philosophy that encourages student involvement in decision-making and leadership. A related hallmark is contribution to the professional preparation of recreational sport and fitness professionals. We provide opportunities for personal and professional growth in a fun and exciting environment.
The primary role of this position is to provide instruction to junior tennis players through individual lessons and group clinics. The Teaching Professional implements the instructional plans designed by the Head Tennis professional with the involvement of the Assistant Professionals and Teaching Professionals.
Provides on court instruction, lesson planning, communication with players and their parents, court set-up, and evaluation of player performance.
Provides a quality instructional experience to ensure retention of current juniors and recruitment of new players.
Meets instructional goals established for number of lessons and clinics as well as revenue levels.
Assists Head Tennis Professional and Assistant Tennis Professional(s) in the maintaining of highly professional instructional programs for the membership and general public.
Provides on court tennis instruction; evaluates player performance.
Designs, implements, and evaluates instructional plans.
Assists with hiring, instructing, evaluating, and mentoring of the temporary tennis lessons staff.
Plans, markets, organizes, and directs tennis tournaments, tennis programs, and traveling teams.
Participates in administrative tasks such as reporting, evaluations, budgeting, and programming.
2 years of teaching experience
4.0 National Tennis Rating Program (playing level)
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Interest in obtaining USPTA Certification (Professional) by working under the certified professionals at the Tennis Center as required by the USPTA
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient verbal communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Knowledge of computer applications/Tennis software
Knowledge of computer software, racquet stringing machine/re-gripping, ball machine, and video equipment
Working Conditions / Demands
This position requires both sedentary work and long durations of movement about the workspace. It requires the ability to move and transport objects and equipment weighing up to 25 pounds. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential tasks with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.