Posting Summary: The University of Virginia Intramural-Recreational Sports Department is currently seeking Tennis Instructors to work for the Tennis Instructional Program this summer. Instructors will be leading up to six participants during lessons and lessons are held at Snyder Tennis Center on UVA Grounds. Candidates should have some experience leading group tennis lessons and/or competitive tennis playing experience at the high school or collegiate level. Previous experience working with children and adults in a tennis activity setting is preferred. In addition, candidates must have excellent communication skills, the ability to modify movements for participant safety, and exemplary customer service skills.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Not Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Candidates attending high school and 16 years of age or older may be considered.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Some experience leading group tennis lessons and/or competitive tennis playing experience at the high school or collegiate level.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Previous experience working with children and adults in an activity setting is strongly preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must have excellent communication skills, ability to modify movements for participant safety, and exemplary customer service skills. Seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, highly motivated positive role model for children and adults.
Required Computer Applications: None required
Internal Number: 353_84578
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Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.