Head Tennis Professional/Asst Manager

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Administrative

Position Title: Head Tennis Professional/Asst Manager  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  
Advertised Salary: $40,000 base salary plus lesson and comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: The Assistant Manager/Head Tennis Professional will design, develop, and execute year-round tennis and Pickleball programs and events. This position oversees all the private/group lessons and assists the communication between the clients and the teaching instructors. This position will mentor the PTM tennis and pickleball instructors to train and coach them to be better teaching professionals for their future careers. This position is a member of the management team and assists in staff training, facility activities, and servicing members with a commitment to customer service excellence and continuous improvement. Other duties as assigned when needed.  
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: Associate degree  
Required Work Experience: At least 5 years working experience in the tennis industry.

Experience as a full-time teaching professional at a commercial club, resort, public facility, or country club in the past three years.

Experience as a collegiate varsity player or a minimum of a 4.5 NTRP playing level (through assessment by search committee).

Must be computer literate with experience in various software programs such as Microsoft Office.

Strong oral and written communication skills.
Required Licenses and Certifications: Current USPTA certification at the Elite level.

CPR/First Aid/AED certified within 60 days of hire.
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Balancing
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Lifting
  • Moving
  • Sitting
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Experience in business management, customer service, staff training, event management, and court maintenance is preferred.  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Develop comprehensive programming for clinics, leagues, match play, tournaments, and mixers/socials for all levels of players.

Supervise, coordinate, train, and schedule teaching staff.

Develop a marketing plan for tennis and pickleball programs.

Facilitate and coordinate court usage and develop facility master tennis and pickleball calendar.

Develop programming budget, facilitate program registration, maintain a database of customer information.

Coordinate facility events, serve as the primary contact, and lead instructor for tennis and pickleball programs.

Promote membership and pro shop sales.

Serve as a positive role model, uphold professional behavior, and work closely with internal staff and participants in a team-based, respectful way.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Develop relationships within the community and grow the Tennis-in-PE program.

Assist staff hiring, payroll sign-off, and staff evaluation process.

Collaborate with other Ferris departments and demonstrate excellent communication and management skills.
Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, Etc.)

Effective communication and writing skills.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Certification
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants:    
Initial Application Review Date:
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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