Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

Posted in Education and Training

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Tennis Instructor / Pickleball Professional - Duke Faculty Club


Under the direction of the Tennis Director, DFC Pickleball Instructors are responsible for teaching pickleball programming for DFC members

General Duties:

- Provide competent pickleball instruction for all groups and levels, including but not limited to juniors, adults, seniors, advanced players and beginners.

- Provide private, semi-private and group instruction; document participation and charges incurred therein.

- Assist the Tennis Director with planning and implementing monthly socials, leagues and recreational opportunities for the DFC pickleball community.

- Work with DFC management staff regarding proper billing and resolution of disputed charges.

- Provide oversight of pickleball courts insuring surface is safe and playable, inspecting nets, net posts, scorecards, windscreens, fences, benches and other court accessories; reporting all repair needs to the DFC Facilities Manager.

- Organize and secure all pickleball storage and equipment within the building and on the grounds.

- Assist the DFC in assuring pickleball participants sign in prior to activity at the club.

- Enforce all DFC rules and regulations governing the use of its facilities, equipment and other property.

- Assist the DFC management staff during club special events and recreational programming as needed.

- Responsible for creating a welcoming and vibrant pickleball environment that promotes safety, quality customer service and excellence.


- Work requires analytical, communication and organizational skills generally acquired through two years of secondary education

- USPTA or PPR certification preferred.


- Previous experience instructing adults and juniors

- Ability to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities

- Demonstrated administrative and management abilities, excellent interpersonal skills, high levels of energy, enthusiasm and motivation, maturity, and the ability to work effectively with members and other professional staff

- Requires flexible work hours such as evenings and weekends

Minimum Qualifications


Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquired through a high school education.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications


Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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