Cornell University – Assistant Coach, Women’s Tennis


Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

Student and Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. We provide support and services to roughly 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on multiple campuses in the U.S. and abroad.

Cornell University is an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Ivy League. The university fields teams in 37 intercollegiate sports and provides a comprehensive physical education program. The university is committed to excellence in academics and athletics, gender equity and diversity in its programs, and a well-balanced, broad-based intercollegiate athletics program. Athletics and Physical Education offers a diverse program of intercollegiate athletics competition, physical and outdoor education, recreational services, and intramural sports, plus wellness programs for faculty and staff and fitness centers for the entire Cornell community.

The Assistant Coach for Women’s Tennis assists the Head Coach in the planning and operation of the Women’s Tennis program at Cornell University. This includes assisting with team practice and competitions, providing input on player evaluation, strength and conditioning programming, community service, video analysis, social media, and other decisions concerning team operations. The Assistant Coach also has both on- and off-campus recruiting responsibilities, to identify, encourage and evaluate application and acceptance of student athletes at Cornell in accordance with the Ivy League, NCAA and University policies as assigned by the head coach.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with up to 2 years tennis experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Credentials should reflect proven success and potential in coaching, recruiting and in working with student-athletes.
  • A highly motivated individual with an outstanding work ethic who takes pride in being a relentless recruiter.
  • Knowledgeable of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience with video editing software.
  • Experience in and/or demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and wellbeing.
  • Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous collegiate coaching or playing experience, especially in NCAA Division I.
  • Prior experience with ARMS software.

This is a full-time, 10-month position. Starting 10-month salary is $49,250 – $52,500 for this position. There is not visa sponsorship available for this position

How to Apply

Anyone that is interested can apply for the position through the link below:

Job Family: Athletics & Physical Education

Level: E

Pay Rate Type: Salary

Company: Endowed

EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

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