Indian Hills Community College is seeking a qualified candidate to assist in the leadership of the Men’s & Women’s Track & Field and Cross Country programs. The Assistant Coach will recruit and develop student-athletes, assist in the organization of all facets of the Men’s & Women’s running programs, including but not limited to, practice and competition organization, travel arrangements, recruiting, scheduling, budgeting and fundraising.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required.
Master’s degree preferred.
Successful coaching and or track and field experience at the collegiate level is required.
Ability to relate and supervise young people.
Recruiting experience preferred.
Understanding of track events.
Must relate well with the public and should have the capabilities to work with internal departments.
Ability to work non-traditional business hours.
Ability to travel to events as needed.
Assist in the evaluation of student-athlete performance.
Travel to recruiting events and away events as needed.
Under the general direction of the Head Coach, provide individual and group instruction focused on the technical improvement of the individual.
Participate with the Head Coach in scheduling, organizing and attending practices and competitions.
Work with Head Coach to develop a high quality recruitment program supported with a written, well defined plan including recruitment, scheduling, contacts and results.
Assist in the process to recruit student-athletes to meet enrollment goals and expectations for roster each year.
Assist student-athletes with navigating financial aid, housing, orientation and registration processes.
Assist student-athletes with understanding the athletic and academic requirements to transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
Be responsible for the conduct of players both on and off the pitch.
Responsible for monitoring classroom attendance and academic progress of student-athletes.
Dress, act and represent Indian Hills Community College appropriately at all athletic events, practices and activities.
Conduct other duties with equal diligence and effort as given to the track program.
Monitor financial aid packages for all recruits to assure that educational costs are properly arranged for within established guidelines.
Assist in the organization of a summer Track & Field camp.
Aid in facility maintenance.
Keep inventory and maintain equipment.
Work with head coach to keep statistics, prepare quotes for marketing department for press release and social media releases associated with track & field program.
Work with Head Coach to meet budget expectations for the Track & Field program.
Develop and maintain an understanding of all NJCAA, ICCAC and Indian Hills’ policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Maintain a regular and consistent work schedule.
Other duties as may be assigned.
Responsible To: Head Coach, Running Programs
Position Level: Certified, Coach – Exempt – Traditional Funding, at will employment on a letter of employment
Employment Length: 4 term, full time
Schedule: Schedule varies
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Successful coaching and or track and field experience at the collegiate level is required. Ability to relate and supervise young people. Recruiting experience preferred. Understanding of track events. Must relate well with the public and should have the capabilities to work with internal departments. Ability to work non-traditional business hours. Ability to travel to events as needed.
Additional Salary Information: Room and board if needed
About Indian Hills Community College
Indian Hills Community College is a comprehensive two-year community college in Southeast Iowa with campuses in Ottumwa and Centerville. The college offers an arts and sciences curriculum, instruction in over 40 technical programs, and an extensive customized learning program.