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Teaching Professional

1 July 2024

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Location: Tennis Jobs in Georgia

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Teaching Professional
Tennis facility in Jekyll Island, Georgia is looking for a Teaching Professional.

Position Overview:
Job Title: Teaching Professional
Department/Division: Tennis / Amenities
Status: Regular, Part-time
Pay: $8.00 per hour base pay plus 60% of lessons taught
Reports to: Director of Tennis
Benefits: Parking, Amenity passes, Employee Discount
Retirement: Georgia Defined Contribution Plan (GDCP)
Closing date: Open until filled

Jekyll Island is dedicated to maintaining the delicate balance between nature and humankind through conservation, education, and preservation. Surrounded by salt marshes, expansive oceanfront, and ancient maritime forests, it is situated within the chain of the Golden Isles and just a few miles from St. Simons Island, Sea Island, and Brunswick. As a State Park, Jekyll Island is a coastal haven where nature and humans peacefully co-exist.

Job Summary:
Nestled under live oaks draped with moss and surrounded by manicured hedges and wild palmettos, the Jekyll Island Tennis Center is a public tennis facility featuring 13 Har-tru clay courts. We’re adding a part-time teaching professional to join our team! The Teaching Professional’s primary responsibilities are scheduling, and providing tennis lessons, clinics and camps, as well as assisting with court maintenance, and pro shop sales.

Assists with organizing programs and arranges events, provides lessons, clinics, and camps, solicits convention and group tournament business, provides senior and junior tennis programs, and sells court times, etc.
Assists with tennis center pro shop; monitors sales, orders merchandise, maintains inventory records, and reconciles sales operations.
Attends various meetings and seminars to remain informed regarding USTA requirements for hosting tournaments and leagues; prepares and distributes various literature regarding upcoming events.
Supervises, plans, and implements procedures for annual summer camps.
Sets and adjusts court irrigation systems.
Performs various public relations duties to market the tennis center as required by marketing.
Instructs individuals and groups the game of tennis; teaches professionally.
Provides customer service to all guests in a professional and courteous manner.
Performs other duties as assigned
High school diploma or equivalent required
Has or will acquire USTA Safe Play Certification within 30 days of employment.
Valid USPTA / PTR Tennis Professional Certification preferred.
USTA Referee and/or League Coordinator Certification a plus.
Minimum three (3) years experience teaching tennis; will consider any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.
Must possess basic computer knowledge in a Windows environment.
Must be at least 18 years old
Must have valid drivers license
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
Exert up to 90 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
More than 50% of the typical workday may be spent walking, sitting, standing and using repetitive motions of the wrists, hands or fingers.
Between 25% and 50% of the typical workday may be spent climbing stairs, pushing and pulling.
Less than 25% of the typical day is spent balancing, stooping and/or crouching, kneeling, reaching.
Sensory abilities required are feeling, grasping and touching with more than 50% of the time spent talking and hearing.
Visual abilities to perform tasks required are to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment and determine the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.
The majority of the work is conducted outside with exposure to extreme heat, high humidity and occasional adverse weather conditions as well as occasional cold temperatures.
Will be exposed to hazards such as moving mechanical parts and moving vehicles.
Noise levels are generally considered normal.
This description of job responsibilities is intended to reflect the major responsibilities and duties of the job, but is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified. Applicants who complete the online application process will receive an email receipt of submission to the email address provided. If email confirmation is not received, applicant may contact Human Resources at 912-635-4081 for confirmation, however, due to the volume of applicants received, we are unable to provide information on application status after receipt. Applicants who need assistance to accommodate a disability may request and accommodation by contacting Human Resources at 912-635-4081.

All qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily receive an interview. Incomplete applications or applications without accompanying documents when required will not be considered. Selected applicants will be contacted for the next steps in the selection process. Successful completion of background check is required including credit when applicable to the position. Relocation expenses are not authorized, applicants should consider this when applying.

Jekyll Island Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Authority supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. The Jekyll Island is a Drug-free Workplace.

How to apply:
Please send your resume to the email provided.

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