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Youth Programs Tennis Instructor - Temp/Casual

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID354160
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilySupplemental Employee
Full/Part TimePart-Time
Job Code0001
Employee Class
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The starting pay for this position is $22 per hour. University Youth & Community Programs has been offering unique and high quality summer camps to youth, ages 5-17, for over 35 years. Instruction in a variety of specialty topics is combined with a well-rounded recreation program that features the resources and facilities of the Twin Cities Campus. A convenient location and extended daytime hours add to the popularity. Youth attend one or more weeks throughout the summer. Age appropriate groups are kept to a small, 1:8 ratio of adults to youth for a fun summer experience for all.

  • Planning and carrying out age appropriate lessons Summer camp instruction (2.5 hours per day for 5 days a week) Ages 6-15, divided into appropriate groups such as 6-8, 7-9, 8-10, 11-14 Group size of 10-16 children
  • Inventory and preparation of equipment before, during and after activity
  • Maintaining inventory of assigned equipment/supplies
  • Set up and take down of the program area daily
  • Activity plans and supply requests submitted in advance
  • Working within the budget with a priority on efficiency
  • Creating and maintaining an accepting, fun & safe environment for all participants
  • Involving the Youth Programs Group Leaders, chaperones or other staff to assist with the activities
  • Fostering continuity and routines for participants
  • Working with Youth Programs camp staff for consistent discipline, organization and carrying out program policies
  • Maintaining open communication with the Director & staff regarding issues or other needs

    The Tennis Instructor is responsible for planning and carrying out high quality, introductory and intermediate recreational tennis activities for participants in University Youth & Community Programs. This includes but is not limited to:REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Playing, coaching &/or officiating tennis experience Understanding of the fundamentals of tennis Experience working with/supervising youth of the ages 6-15 Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to adults and youth High level of independence and responsibility Organizational skills Creativity and flexibility Must be available for the designated dates of the summer camp program Must pass a criminal background check PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS - in addition to the required qualifications
    Experience instructing tennis in a similar summer camp setting Experience working with youth in an outdoor adventure skills, educational and/or recreational setting USTA Quick Start training Physical education training or certification CPR & First Aid Certified
    How To Apply

    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application and a cover letter, resume, and list of reference must be attached.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to report complete vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation requesting a medical or religious exemption on their first day of employment. To learn more, please visit the .
    About the U of M

    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

Keywords: University of Minnesota, St. Paul , Youth Programs Tennis Instructor - Temp/Casual, Education / Teaching , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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