Career Opportunities - USTA Southern California

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

USTA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

WORK FOR USTA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA!

USTA Southern California is a not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting and developing the growth of tennis in Southern California. With offices located in Los Angeles (on the UCLA Campus), USTA Southern California is one of the 17 sections of the United States Tennis Association, the national governing body of tennis. USTA Southern California features a number of tennis programs for juniors, adults and seniors at the beginning, recreational, and competitive levels.

USTA Southern California Staff

WHY WORK FOR USTA SOCAL?

As an employer, USTA Southern California offers a vibrant work environment and an inclusive workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes full health, dental, life and disability insurance as well as voluntary benefits and 401K contributions.

USTA Southern California is committed to developing an inclusive work environment made up of individuals of diverse backgrounds and cultures. USTA Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants without regard to age, race, color, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity and/or expression. The organization is especially interested in applications from qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of all programs.

USTA Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. SafePlay background check and completion of SafeSport training required.

CURRENT OPENINGS

USTA Southern California is looking for a Coordinator, Community Tennis, to help bring tennis programming to schools, public parks, non-profit partners, and under-resourced communities throughout Southern California.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Promote, develop and ensure implementation of all Community Tennis programs.
  • Engage with community leaders, including leaders of parks departments, schools, recreational organizations, tennis organizations, and other community-based groups to promote and develop the growth of tennis, especially in under-served regions within the section.
  • Represent USTA Southern California by attending, coordinating and/or assisting in tennis events or meetings designed to strengthen the tennis delivery system
  • Identify, conduct, and/or develop educational and training opportunities for tennis coaches and providers 
  • Carry out administrative work that includes preparing reports and presentations 
  • Work on-court clinics, workshops and trainings
  • Manage community storage space
  • Assist in the planning and development of Community Department goals/objectives and support department managers in all Community Tennis program activities.
     

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Strong tennis experience Teaching/Coaching/Playing 
  • Experience with USTA Net Generation and Youth Progression curriculum
  • Administrative and organizational skills with experience in computer programs, especially Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds 
  • Familiarity serving as a community liaison and coordinating outreach efforts focused on areas and communities of color
  • Ability to present to diverse audiences, specifically racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus 
  • Understanding of the non-profit community a plus 
  • 2-year College degree desired


OTHER DETAILS 

  • The position requires traveling throughout Southern California during weekdays and some weekends. A valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle is a must. Applicants should be prepared to work on-court, off-site and weekends.
  • This is a full-time position. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, 401k plan, paid vacation, paid parking and laptop 
  • SafePlay background check and completion of SafeSport training is required 
  • Livescan background check is required for L.A. Parks & Recreation
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • Offices are located on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles; however, we currently are working remotely until further notice. 


TO APPLY:

For consideration, please send a detailed cover letter and resume/CV to ehendershott@scta.usta.com.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

The Community Tennis department is committed to building a diverse staff and creating a diverse environment throughout USTA Southern California. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 

USTA Southern California is looking for a Community Tennis Coordinator to help bring tennis programming to public parks and under-resourced communities in Southern California.
 

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Engage with the Community Tennis department, parks & rec departments, and parents to promote and develop the growth of CalVIP and other programs, especially in under-served regions within the section.
  • Represent USTA Southern California by attending, coordinating, and/or assisting in tennis events or meetings designed to strengthen the tennis delivery system
  • Conduct educational CalVIP curriculum. 
  • Carry out administrative work that includes preparing reports and presentations
  • Working on-court for CalVIP classes and other clinics
  • Assist with the management of community storage space
  • Support community department goals and objectives 
  • Promote, develop and ensure implementation of CalVIP and other Community Tennis programs.
     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong tennis experience Teaching/Coaching
  • Experience with USTA Net Generation and Youth Progression curriculum
  • Administrative and organizational skills with experience in computer programs, especially Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Familiarity serving as a community liaison and coordinating outreach efforts focused on areas and communities of color
  • Ability to present to diverse audiences, specifically racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus
  • Understanding the non-profit community is a plus
  • 2-year College degree desired
     

 OTHER DETAILS

  • The main responsibilities are in the L.A. County area.
  • The position may require traveling throughout Southern California during weekdays and some weekends. A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle are a must. Applicants should be prepared to work on-court, off-site, and on some weekends.
  • Hourly rate: $35/hr.  Expected number of hours per week: 20  
  • SafePlay background check and completion of SafeSport training is required
  • Livescan background check is required for L.A. Parks & Recreation
  • First Aid/CPR Certification
  • USTA SoCal Offices are located on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles. This position is remote.
     

TO APPLY:

For consideration, please send a detailed cover letter and resume/CV to ehendershott@scta.usta.com.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

The Community Tennis department is committed to building a diverse staff and creating a diverse environment throughout USTA Southern California. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


JOB SUMMARY

An Area League Coordinator (ALC) is a part-time employee with USTA Southern California and a member of the Adult Department. He/she is the front-line field representative of his/her designated league divisions in the San Diego area. The ALC will work from a home office and manage all administrative duties pertaining to his/her league area. Some travel to local facilities and sectional events may be required. The primary objective of the ALC is to increase participation in the USTA League program and engage its players and captains.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Coordinate and oversee all aspects of the league program divisions assigned. Administrative
    tasks include, but are not limited to:

    • Generating and publishing local league match schedules
    • Monitoring team defaults, unplayed matches, player eligibility, etc.
    • Identifying Local League Winners for advancement each season

  • Cooperatively develop and administer local league policies in accordance with the USTA National
    and Section League Regulations. (work with other SD coordinator to ensure continuity)
  • Work quickly to identify and resolve league issues
  • Develop comprehensive understanding of USTA National and Section League Regulations
  • Recruit and train team captains
  • Organize and conduct captains’ meetings
  • Develop a working relationship with local clubs and community tennis groups to promote and grow National, Section, and local programs
  • Assist at Section League Championships
  • Participate in coordinator meetings, conference calls, one-on-ones, and trainings
  • Manage local league divisions with integrity and efficiency

QUALIFICATIONS NECESSARY

  • Proven knowledge of USTA League program and section programs/initiatives
  • Previous experience managing and working tennis events
  • Focus on customer service
  • Ability to travel in a reliable car; Valid CA Driver’s license required
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as necessary
  • Highly motivated, organized, objective, enthusiastic, and a team player

BENEFITS

  • Paid sick leave
  • 401(K) plan 

TO APPLY:

For consideration, please send a detailed cover letter and resume/CV to personnel@scta.usta.com.


JOB SUMMARY

Deliver the National Officiating Strategic Plan within the Hawaii Pacific and Southern California Sections.  The focus will be on recruitment, retention, training, and education initiatives with the purpose of developing officials who are passionate about improving the consumer experience across all levels of tennis. Temporary position through December 31, 2023.

Click here to read more about the job and apply online.

BECOME A USTA OFFICIAL

BE AN AMBASSADOR FOR TENNIS!

Officials play an integral role at tournaments of all levels–from local community events to professional matches–focusing on fair play and sportsmanship. Give back to the sport of tennis by becoming a USTA Certified Official and help to grow the game and ensure fair play!

Get the best seat in the house, watch top college players in action, and work your way up to officiating at professional events.

Pay starts at $150 per day and varies depending on the tournament. Prior tennis knowledge is a plus, but not required!

TENNIS INDUSTRY JOBS

CURRENT OPENINGS

We have no tennis industry postings at this time.

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University of Southern California (USC) – Men’s Volunteer Assistant Coach

The University of Southern California is accepting applications for the men’s tennis volunteer coaching position for the 2022-2023 season. We are seeking candidates who support our program values of hard work, integrity and academic and athletic excellence.

Candidates must have 2-4 years college playing experience and/or coaching experience.

Application deadline is August 30, 2022.

Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):

– Available to travel with team
– On-court hitting/coaching in team and individual practices
– On-court coaching in home and away team and individual competitions
– Assisting the coaching staff in all day-to-day team operations
– Assisting with on-campus recruiting
– Video analysis of competition
– Adhering to all current PAC 12 and NCAA Division I rules
– Game day and booster club promotions and activities

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Brett Masi at bmasi@usc.edu. For additional information, you can text or call (213) 705-3339.