Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Application Process: Complete online application at www.rockvalleycollege.edu/employment; include cover letter and current resume. Offer to hire cannot be extended without official transcripts. __________________________________________________ Reporting Relationships Reports to: Supervision is received from the Athletic Director. Supervision Exercised: Supervision is exercised over various full and part-time coaching staff and associated personnel within the athletic program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Related duties may be assigned. Sports Coordinator/Coach Essential Duties in concert with the Athletic Director.
Attend all Athletic Program meetings.
Provide significant leadership and direction for the overall athletic program.
Meet with incoming student-athlete to set up registration, schedules, route to graduate.
Meet with each student-athlete per semester to go over schedules and route to graduate.
Coordinate struggling student-athletes with a tutor, writing center and other campus resources for assistance.
Tutor student-athletes in various disciplines.
Assist student-athletes in the role of student-professor liaison.
Coordinate the academic progress card reports.
Coordinate student-athlete academic counseling
Coordinate the athletic team study halls as per guidelines of the Athletic Strategic Plan.
Coordinate all camps, clinics and sport-related events on an annual basis.
Coordinate all submission of eligibility sheets for all sports programs with the NJCAA.
Coordinate all compliance activities as mandated by the athletic regulations as published by national and conference organizations with which the college has affiliations.
Coordinate all transfer activities of student athletes.
Coordinate with all internal RVC agencies in the gathering and reporting of the data management requirements outlined by the Athletic Strategic Plan.
Coordinate the maintenance and inventory of athletic equipment for all teams.
Coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of all support services for student athletes within and outside the athletic department to include: academic advising, orientation and recruitment days, retention strategies, and the mandates of the Athletic Strategic Plan.
Help coordinate the ongoing development and maintenance of the Athletic Task Force initiatives.
Assist in the coordination of all public relations, fund raising, marketing, and community involvement projects.
Assist in the selection, hiring, and supervision of personnel within the athletic program.
Assist in all game day management and supervision when not coaching.
Assist in any development and distribution of any printed material within the athletic department.
Oversee the coordination, preparation, distribution, recording and filing of all intercollegiate sports contracts.
Work in concert with the college Athletic Task Force.
When asked, attend any professional organizations meetings assigned by the Athletic Director.
Teach classes in core academics or continuing education as assigned.
This position will serve as an assistant coach to the bowling program and will attend practices/meets as directed by head coach.
Fitness Lab Coverage 10 hours per week.
Regular attendance is expected.
Using tact and courtesy, the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with persons contacted in the course of work.
Head Coach Essential Duties
Coordinate scheduling and management of team contests, official practices, travel arrangements and facilities utilization.
Evaluate assistant coaching staff as assigned.
Coordinate, track and implement a recruitment plan to meet the initiatives of the Athletic Strategic Plan as to In-District and Out-of-District, and Out-of-State ratios.
Organize and run practice sessions.
Coach games and contests.
Supervision of student-athletes during practice, contests, and travel.
Select, order and inventory equipment within budget constraints and supervise return of said equipment at the completion of the season.
Recruit and document student-athletes within the established guidelines of the Athletic Strategic Plan.
Support the Booster Club by attending meetings, participating in fund raising activities and membership drives.
Facilitate the maintenance and management of information and records as mandated by the Athletic Strategic Plan.
Participate in committee activities assigned by the Athletic Director.
Maintain positive communication with all members of the athletic department, RVC faculty and staff, and news media.
Distribute and enforce adherence to the RVC and NJCAA Student Athlete Code of Conduct.
Monitor and report eligibility and academic progress required by the Athletic Strategic Plan for student-athletes.
Attend and participate in professional development germane to your sport and/or position.
Comply with all N4C and NJCAA rules.
Support the academic initiatives and philosophies of RVC, the athletic department and the Athletic Strategic Plan.
Call in results of contests to area news media as well as the RVC Sports Information Director.
Complete and submit injury report forms to the appropriate person immediately following the injury.
Attend all mandatory coaches’ meetings.
Attend all coaches’ meetings as scheduled by the N4C and NJCAA.
Prepare and submit a season summary to the Athletic Director which contains the following:
Names of individuals receiving awards
Complete list of contest results
List of special award winners
MVP records of the sport
Conference and NJCAA standings
Other pertinent data as needed
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Qualifications A Master’s degree in coaching education, exercise science, physical education, or sport administration is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree is required preferably in coaching education, physical education, or sport administration. The candidate shall possess a minimum of 1 year of coaching experience. The candidate must possess strong organizational skills. The candidate must be able to work independently and have the ability to take on many different projects at one time. The candidate must be supportive of the initiation and ongoing development of the colleges’ Athletic Strategic Plan. The candidate must have strong interpersonal and human relations skills.
Internal Number: 1136
About Rock Valley College
Rock Valley College, a comprehensive community college located in Rockford, Illinois, serves a diversified metropolitan area of over 370,000 people. Rockford is within 90 miles of Chicago, Illinois, as well as Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The College is the principal institution of post-secondary education in the region. RVC is an educational leader in providing quality, accessible, lifelong learning opportunities, cultural enrichment, and support for economic and technological development.