Basic Function: Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of the NJCAA intercollegiate track and field programs.
Recruiting and retaining qualified students to help take the program forward, monitor their academic performance and hold study tables in order to help athletes progress successfully towards completion and graduation. Coaching and supervising the track and field teams during scheduled practices, games and other events linked to the track and field program. Maintaining responsibility for expense control and compliance with all program expenditures, staying with budget. Assist the program with all NJCAA rules and regulations. Assist in developing strategies to motivate maximum level of individual and team athletic performance required to build and maintain a competitive, high quality NJCAA program. Develop strategies to ensure a safe environment for the athletes. Promoting the athletic program both on-campus and off-campus and actively participating in and contributing professionally to the athletic department. Planning and conducting campus and other fundraising coordinated with the Head Coach. Fulfilling other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head Coach or Athletic Director. Perform in a manner which strengthens the coordination and cooperation of all organizational components of the College, including opportunities for student recruitment. NIACC Core Principles: All employees are expected to adhere to all NIACC policies and procedures. NIACC administration, faculty and staff value a positive working environment and an environment of mutual respect, therefore, all employees are to maintain a positive attitude and respect for others when working with all NIACC departments, employees, partners, and the public. 6/2020
Required Qualifications: Associate's degree from an accredited college or university Coaching experience or demonstrated ability to coach college Ability to recruit and retain qualified student athletes Effective oral and written communication skills Effective computer skills Effective human relations and ability to communicate with varying age groups Ability to raise funds with the community Valid driver's license
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university Experience competing or coaching college track and field Thorough knowledge of NJCAA compliance Sprints and hurdles knowledge/experience
About North Iowa Area Community College
North Iowa Area Community College has the distinction of being the first public two-year college in the state of Iowa, having been established in 1918 as Mason City Junior College. NIACC is an integral part of the educational, cultural, and economic foundation of the nine-county region it serves. The College operates a main campus in Mason City, a progressive community of 30,000 located halfway between Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Des Moines, Iowa. The main campus encompasses over 500 acres of land, including contemporary facilities, an agricultural technology center, athletic facilities, and lakeside student housing. Mason City and surrounding communities provide a strong manufacturing, nursing, and retail base with outstanding schools and cultural and recreational opportunities.