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Employment Opportunities

Manager of Adult Leagues

Reports to Senior Director of Competition

Application Deadline: April 4, 2022

                                                         

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: To develop, administer and oversee USTA League Tennis and manage the team of League Coordinators. Collaborate with the Competition Department regarding competitive tennis programs within USTA Middle States according to the Strategic Plan and priorities of the section. 

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Oversee and implement league participation strategies and initiatives.

  • Administer USTA League Tennis programs, including:

  • Section Championships, including volunteer recruitment and training

  • NTRP computer ratings and publication

  • NTRP training and administration

  • Implement all aspects of Tennis Link including registration, staff/volunteer education, data input, budget allocation, review, and correction.

  • Identify, recruit and train volunteers and captains.

  • Work with the Adult Competition Manager and League Coordinators to cross-promote various aspects of the competition area, including USTA tournaments, Tennis on Campus, Social events, adult Learn to Play initiatives and other programs as developed. 

  • Work with Marketing and Communications department to recruit new player leads, and plan public relations and content development efforts for adult league tennis. 

  • Prepare, allocate, review and implement the league budget.

  • Serve as the staff liaison to sectional committees as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.
     

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent organizational, administrative and management skills required.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 

  • Customer service skills and ability to work collaboratively with volunteers.

  • Computer skills to include PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook.

  • High energy and enthusiasm.

  • Knowledge of USTA MS programs and tennis background preferred.

  • College degree preferred or minimum 5 years industry/business experience.

 

TIME COMMITMENT:  

This is a full-time staff member position based primarily out of the USTA MS office. Some evening and weekend work is required, especially during the championship season. Attendance at meetings, events and workshops as required.

 

TO APPLY:

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to servingtennis@ms.usta.com. Use Manager of Adult Leagues in the email subject line. Application deadline is April 4.


Part-Time Area League Coordinator for Delaware

Reports to: Manager of Adult Leagues

Application deadline: April 4, 2022

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: The Area League Coordinator (ALC) coordinates USTA League Tennis activities within the USTA MS Delaware District. The person in this position works to increase participation in league tennis by servicing current leagues while promoting and developing other various league programs. This individual should establish strong relationships within the local community with tennis and non-tennis facilities, organizations, and volunteers, while assisting other league coordinators as assigned.

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Recruit captains and communicate with continuing captains.

  • Prepare district calendar with the other Coordinators; coordinate with section timelines and mandates.

  • Coordinate local leagues including scheduling of leagues.

  • Work with the Manager of Adult Leagues to define volunteer structure within the district.

  • Conduct captains' meetings.

  • Serve as Tournament Director for assigned district championships.

  • Meet with tennis facility personnel to show the benefits of league tennis to their facility and as necessary, provide awareness, education, marketing materials and support to increase league tennis participation at the local level.

  • Actively work with the Manager of Adult Competition to promote tennis opportunities for participants in the 18-39 age range. 

  • Work with Marketing and Communications department on local marketing ideas, strategies and PR support to tennis facilities in order to increase the number of new players and to increase retention of current players.

  • Represent USTA MS by attending and/or assisting in workshops, events or meetings designed to strengthen the local delivery system. 

  • Submit updated goals and activity reports to the Manager of Adult Leagues as required.

  • Work with other Coordinators on district activities such as district championships.

  • Serve as a liaison to, and work closely with, the assigned district council and Tennis Service Representative.

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent organizational, administrative and management skills required.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.

  • Customer service skills.

  • Ability to work with and oversee volunteers.

  • Computer experience, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access, and Google.

  • High energy and enthusiasm.

  • Knowledge of the USTA MS league program, and tennis background preferred.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of the USTA MS programming team.

  • College degree preferred but not required.

  • Delaware residency or within a reasonable commute to Delaware preferred but not required.

 

TIME COMMITMENT:  

Part-time hourly staff member is based in a USTA MS satellite office. Some evening and weekend work required. Attend meetings, events, and workshops as required. The actual number of hours will vary.

 

TO APPLY:

Please submit a letter of interest and resume to servingtennis@ms.usta.com. Use Delaware Area League Coordinator in the email subject line. Application deadline is April 4.


These description are intended to outline 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. 

 

 

About Our Team

 

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Middle States Section, a not-for-profit organization located in Valley Forge, Pa., is part of the national governing body of the sport of tennis in the United States.

 

USTA Middle States is a vibrant, collaborative work environment that draws people who are passionate about their jobs. A diverse, dynamic organization, USTA Middle States is dedicated to growing the game of tennis for all people throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Northwest West Virginia. 

 

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