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Head Tennis Professional

The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is part of a competitive process, which will facilitate a fair opportunity for qualified individuals to offer their qualifications for plans and services for consideration. The competitive RFQ will provide the City the flexibility to negotiate to arrive at a mutually agreeable relationship. The City of Norman is seeking qualifications from an individual for operations of the Westwood Tennis Center located at 2420 Westport Dr. Norman, OK 73069, under the direction of the City’s Parks and Recreation Department. The selection of the Head Professional will be done as a two-step process. The first step involves submission of qualifications and experience relative to operation of a tennis center including your ability to promote the sport of tennis in Norman, from daily operations to tournament and events that help stimulate the local economy through sports tourism. A review of the RFQ will be done by a selection committee and those believed to have the strongest qualifications will be asked to interview. The number selected to interview will be dependent upon the number of responses received. These discussions will lead to a formal contract that will be presented to the Norman City Council for consideration. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents, please print all documents below and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Posting Information
Parks & Recreation - Westwood Tennis Center
Westwood Tennis Center-2420 Westport Dr.
Date Posted: 
Wed, 11/29/2017 - 8:00am
Closing Date: 
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 4:30pm
Job Description
•Day-to-day management of the Westwood Tennis Center. •Operate the tennis center as municipal tennis center open to the general public without discrimination on any basis prohibited by applicable law, regulation or ordinance, subject to fees, rules, and policies approved by the City of Norman. •Operate the tennis center in an efficient and cost effective manner. •Adhere to best practice financial management principles, and maintain efficient and accurate accounting records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. •Provide exceptional customer service. •Attract, develop and retain employees and/or contractors sufficient and necessary to assure efficient operations of the facility at a standard comparable to tennis centers in the region, and as specified by the City of Norman. •Staff and provide tennis center services (including pro shop services and concessions) to the public during the designated days and hours of operation as approved by the City of Norman. •Establish, develop and implement ongoing, year-round, successful programs and events (instruction, clinics, drills, camps, leagues and tournaments) for all ages and levels. •Maintain excellent standing with United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and appropriate certifications. •Maintain all property in good working order and replace items when necessary to operate the tennis center at the standards set by the City of Norman. •Comply with all applicable government health, safety and environmental regulations
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Job Requirements
Education and Experience: 
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License and/or Certification: 
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Mental & Physical: 
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Additional Information: 

Selected applicant must pass background investigation and
drug screen.