Position Title: Sports Coordinator/Coach – Men’s Soccer – Events and Facilities Coordinator Division: Athletics Department: Athletics Employee Status: Full-time Group: Professional Staff Association (PSA) Grade: 13 / B Salary: $42,825 - $53,189 FLSA: Exempt (salaried) ICCB Classification: Professional/Technical Staff Issued: April 2004 Updated: 12/05, 06/07, 07/07, 07/10, 08/12, 09/12, 12/12, 07/16, 05/19 ________________________________________
Reporting Relationships Reports to: Direction 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.
Job Summary Assist the Athletic Director with all phases of the overall athletic program. As part of this position, the Sports Coordinator shall coach one major sport each academic year. The Sports Coordinator will be assigned other duties within the athletic program over the academic year.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Additional related duties may be assigned. Sports Coordinator/Coach Essential Duties in concert with the Athletic Director: 1.Attend all Athletic Program meetings. 2.Assist in the planning and organization of all Booster Club fundraisers and Athletic Department events. 3.Attend all monthly institutional facilities planning meetings. 4.Coordinate staffing and table workers for all home events. 5.Provide significant leadership and direction for the overall athletic program. 6.Assist student athletes in the role of student-professor liaison. 7.Coordinate the academic progress card reports. 8.Coordinate student athlete academic counseling. 9.Coordinate and monitor the athletic team study halls as per guidelines of the Athletic Strategic Plan. 10.Coordinate all camps, clinics, and sport-related events on an annual basis. 11.Coordinate all submission of eligibility sheets for all sports programs with the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). 12.Coordinate all compliance activities as mandated by the athletic regulations, and as published by national and conference organizations with which the college has affiliations. 13.Coordinate all transfer activities of student athletes. 14.Coordinate with all internal RVC agencies in the gathering and reporting of the data management requirements outlined by the Athletic Strategic Plan. 15.Coordinate the maintenance and inventory of athletic equipment for all teams. 16.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. 17.Help coordinate the ongoing development and maintenance of the Athletic Task Force initiatives. 18.Assist in the coordination of all public relations, fundraising, marketing, and community involvement projects. 19.Assist in the selection, hiring, and supervision of personnel within the athletic program. 20.Assist in all game day management and supervision when not coaching. 21.Assist in development and distribution of any printed material within the athletic department. 22.Oversee the coordination, preparation, distribution, recording, and filing of all intercollegiate sports contracts. 23.Work in concert with the College Athletic Task Force. 24.When asked, attend any professional organizations meetings assigned by the Athletic Director. 25.Teach classes in core academics or continuing education as assigned. 26.Provide Fitness Lab coverage 10 hours per week. 27.Regular attendance is expected. 28.Use tact and courtesy to establish and maintain professional working relationships.
Head Coach Essential Duties 1.Coordinate scheduling and management of team contests, official practices, travel arrangements, and facilities utilization. 2.Evaluate assistant coaching staff as assigned. 3.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. 4.Organize and run practice sessions. 5.Coach games and contests. 6.Supervise student-athletes during practice, contests, and travel. 7.Select, order, and inventory equipment within budget constraints and supervise return of said equipment at the completion of the season. 8.Recruit and document student athletes within the established guidelines of the Athletic Strategic Plan. 9.Support the RVC Booster Club by attending meetings, participating in fundraising activities, and membership drives. 10.Facilitate the maintenance and management of information and records as mandated by the Athletic Strategic Plan. 11.Participate in committee activities assigned by the Athletic Director. 12.Maintain positive communication with all members of the athletic department, RVC faculty and staff, and news media. 13.Distribute and enforce adherence to the RVC and NJCAA Student Athlete Code of Conduct. 14.Monitor and report eligibility and academic progress required by the Athletic Strategic Plan for student athletes. 15.Attend and participate in professional development germane to your sport and/or position. 16.Comply with all North Central Community College Conference (N4C) and NJCAA rules. 17.Support the academic initiatives and philosophies of RVC, the athletic department, and the Athletic Strategic Plan. 18.Meet with incoming student athletes to set up registration, schedules, and route to graduate. 19.Meet with each student athlete per semester to go over schedules and route to graduate. 20.Tutor student athletes in various disciplines. 21.Coordinate struggling student athletes with a tutor, writing center, and other campus resources for assistance. 22.Call in results of contests to area news media as well as the RVC Sports Information Director. 23.Complete and submit injury report forms to the appropriate person immediately following the injury. 24.Attend all mandatory coaches’ meetings. 25.Attend all coaches’ meetings as scheduled by the N4C and NJCAA. 26.Prepare and submit a season summary to the Athletic Director which contains the following: a.Names of individuals receiving awards b.Complete list of contest results c.List of special award winners d.MVP records of the sport e.Conference and NJCAA standings f.Season statistics g.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 1.A Bachelor’s degree preferably in Coaching Education, Physical Education, or Sport Administration is required. 2.A Master’s degree in Coaching Education, Exercise Science, Physical Education, or Sport Administration is preferred. 3.A minimum of 1 year of coaching experience. 4.Strong organizational skills. 5.Ability to work independently 6.Ability to take on many different projects at one time. 7.Support the initiation and ongoing development of the colleges’ Athletic Strategic Plan. 8.Strong interpersonal and human relations skills.
Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee works indoors and outdoors at times.
Physical Demands Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk, and hear.
About Rock Valley College
Rock Valley College is a comprehensive two-year community college in Rockford, Illinois, offering more than 100 courses for transfer, career programs and certificates. Rock Valley College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Rock Valley College is also recognized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education and by the Illinois Community College Board.