This individual will be responsible for assisting in direction, coaching, recruiting, scouting, fund-raising, camps and academic monitoring. This position recruits high school and adult students to the college, selling the opportunities, benefits and advantages of a community college education at Indian Hills Community College. Conducts admission activities that are within College policies and in accordance with professional ethics established by the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC).
Minimum Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred.
Previous coaching experience preferred.
Must relate well with people and have demonstrated knowledge of women's softball.
Experience in a college admissions department is preferred.
Experience in customer service or recruiting is preferred.
Knowledge of software utilized in recruiting students and moving them through all stages to become enrolled including Microsoft office suite and familiarity with communication through various forms of social media.
Ability to develop a thorough knowledge of the academic and extra-curricular offerings at IHCC.
Ability to establish and maintain ongoing relationships with students, their parents, high school guidance counselors and teachers.
Willingness to travel frequently during certain portions of the year.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Help recruit players for team.Includes overnight, weekend, and out-of-state travel.
Provide academic support and guidance to student athletes.
Aid in facility maintenance.
Attend all games and practices as directed by the Head Coach.
Create practice plans.
Observe players while they perform to determine need for individual or team improvement.
Coach players individually or in groups, demonstrating techniques of the sport.
Assist in game strategy.
Scout opposing teams as assigned.
Plans travel, visits high schools and represents the College at college day/night programs and other recruiting fairs.
Assist in fund-raising activities throughout the year.Includes weeknights and weekend activities.
Assist with community service efforts.
Organize softball camps.
Supervise strength and conditioning program.
Assist with establishing and enforcing team rules.
Purchase and inventory team equipment.
Adhere to college, conference, and NJCAA rules and regulations.
Communicates with prospective students and families to determine their interest in Indian Hills Community College. Give presentations about the college in individual and group settings.
Prepares written reports and completes office activities as assigned.
Maintain contact with prospective students through CRM software including follow-up communication by phone calls, social media interaction, web chat/Skype to help answer their questions and move on to the next step in their life cycle.
Have the ability to work with prospective students in navigating all steps of the admissions process from inquiry, application, orientation and ultimately registration.
Assist students with information about the transition to college.Have the ability to give general advice on college life, academic programs, student activities and organizations, and student life.
Represent the college in a positive manner.
Work with the Director, Admissions in the development of programming (presentations, videos, student panels) for all visit day and orientation events.
Will play an integral role during on campus visit days and mandatory orientation events.
Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work
Other duties as may be assigned.
Responsible To: Head Coach, Women’s Softball/Coordinator, Campus Visit & Recruitment
Position Level: Certified, Coach and 50% Para-professional II - Exempt - Traditional Funding, at will employment on a letter of employment
Employment Length: 4 term, Full Time
About Indian Hills Community College
Indian Hills Community College (IHCC) is one of 15 community colleges in the state of Iowa. Founded in 1966, the college's district spans 10 counties in southeast Iowa. Although these counties comprise the college's primary service area, students come to Indian Hills from all over the state of Iowa, across the nation, and even around the globe. Indian Hills Community College has been ranked in the top 10% of all community colleges in the nation, by the Aspen Institute, since 2011.