This position provides supervision and coaching as the Head Coach of the Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams. Recruits student athletes, directs practices, manages practice and travel schedules, and supervises team conduct during competition, travel, tournaments, and other events where the soccer team is represented. Participates in the planning, organizing, and execution of preseason and season practices. Fosters a positive team atmosphere and supports student athletes’ academic progress, retention, and graduation through mentoring activities and guidance to appropriate support services.
To view full job details and to apply visit https://www.hawkeyecollege.edu/employment. All applications must be submitted on-line by May 25, 2018 to guarantee consideration.
Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify Human Resource Services.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Facilitates all facets of soccer practices and competitions.
Assists in the monitoring of conditioning programs.
Recruits students and maintains specific roster sizes for men’s and women’s soccer program.
Collaborates with the Offices of Admissions and Student Services for recruiting and enrolling prospective student-athletes from point of inquiry through registration.
Monitors, assists, and nurtures student-athletes’ academic progress at the college and assists with placement at four-year colleges and universities.
Assists in the marketing and promotion of the soccer program.
Provides first aid in emergency situations and completes required blood borne pathogen training and CPR certification.
Enforces all safety policies and procedures.
Performs set-up, tear-down, and storage of equipment.
Supervises assistant coaches.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in student affairs, education, health promotion, sports administration, sports marketing, or related field.
Two years’ experience working with college age students.
Two years’ experience with national and conference policies, e.g., NCAA, NJCAA, NAIA, ICCAC, etc.
USSF National Level C Certification.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three years’ experience coaching and/or competing in soccer.
One year experience recruiting athletes.
Knowledge of general post-secondary admissions procedures and practices.
Valid driver’s license.
Must be insurable.
Ability to work with diverse populations, staff, students, faculty, and the general public.
Flexible hours to include evenings and weekends.
Additional Salary Information: Full time position with competitive benefits program including health, dental, vision, life, and LTD insurance, a Section 125 plan for medical and dependent care expenses; holiday, personal, sick, and vacation leave; and a choice of retirement programs—IPER (defined benefit) or TIAA (defined contribution).
About Hawkeye Community College
Since Hawkeye opened its doors in 1966, it has focused on meeting the needs of the community, providing quality, affordable training for learners at all stages of life. First opened as Hawkeye Institute of Technology, today Hawkeye Community College serves more than 25,000 individuals and awards almost 1,500 diplomas and degrees annually. Hawkeye has a community impact of $106 million and 1,400 jobs. Since 1966, the college has graduated more than 50,000 students, with 94 percent staying in Iowa.
In the fall of 2015, Hawkeye launched its first ever intercollegiate sport program with a strategic initiative to have 13 programs implemented by the fall of 2019. These programs include: sports shooting, men's soccer, women's soccer, men's cross country, women's cross country, men's track and field, women's track and field, men's golf, women's volleyball, men's bowling, women's bowling, competitive dance, and the first Esports program among community colleges in the State of Iowa.