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Community Development Coordinator Position Opening

 Applicants can forward their resume, along with a cover letter, by August 27, 2004 to the attention of Jeff Giles, USTA/Midwest Section, 8720 Castle Creek Parkway, Suite 329, Indianapolis, IN 46250 or via e-mail at jeff@midwest.usta.com.

Position: Community Development Coordinator

Division: Community Tennis Development

A. PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To introduce tennis and increase tennis participation through community initiatives designed around park and recreation departments, community tennis associations and USA Tennis on Tour events. 

B. MAJOR DUTIES:

• Develop a comprehensive plan to increase tennis participation through park and recreation initiatives that integrates with the association's strategic plan.
• Assist and serve as staff liaison to the Community Services Park and Recreation Sub-Committee and Volunteer Recruitment and Retention Committee.
• Manage an ongoing relationship with all state park and recreation organizations in the section.
• Increase the number of park and recreation departments who are USTA organizational members.
• Increase the number of USA Tennis programs offered by park and recreation departments.
• Notify park and recreation departments about grants from the USTA National Office, USTA/Midwest Section, Districts, and CTA's.
• Manage the Tennis in the Park program.
• Promote the Adopt-A-Court program between the USTA and the USTA/Midwest Section park and recreation departments.
• Attend State Park and Recreation Conventions as an exhibitor and presenter.
• Record, monitor and communicate the metrics and accountability regarding our community development and community outreach initiatives.
• Manage the USA Tennis on Tour program.
• Assist other divisions in promotion of all USTA programs which will increase the number of tennis players and USTA memberships.
• Implement an effective volunteer/staff training program.
• Conduct Community Development Workshops and focus groups.

C. KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:

• Meet specific goals and objectives developed for the position.
• Increase in the number of tennis programs and development coach workshops offered by park and recreation departments.
• Expand the number of Tennis in the Park applicants and park and recreation organizational members.
• Enhance the number of USA Tennis on Tour events.

 

D. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

Individual will be directly responsible for the supervision and accountability of the following personnel (titles only):
 
 None

E. INTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:

 Reports to the Director of Community Tennis Development.

F. EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS/ACCOUNTABILITY:

USTA Community Development staff, communication with other sections, USTA/Midwest Section Districts, Community Services Park and Recreation Sub-Committee, Volunteer Recruitment and Retention Committee, park and recreation departments, local community organizations, Community Tennis Association leaders, USPTA professionals, and PTR professionals.

G. TRAVEL DEMANDS:

State Park and Recreation Conferences, meetings with park and recreation departments, USA Tennis on Tour events, Community Tennis Development Workshop, section Annual and Spring Meetings, committee meetings, District meetings and workshops.

H. QUALIFICATIONS/OTHER:

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college.
• Minimum three to five years experience in community development.
• Tennis teaching background, USPTA or PTR certification required.
• Ability to organize, plan and coordinate events/meetings.
• Good public speaking skills.
• Strong written communication skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
• Strong administrative, creative, and organizational skills.
• Ability to travel throughout a five-state area to promote and develop the growth of tennis through community activities.
• Valid drivers license with clean driving record.

DESCRIPTION UPDATED: 7/27/04

REVIEWED BY: Executive Director

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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