Admissions Counselor / Head Coach for Women’s Soccer
Silver Lake College
October 2, 2018
Full-time - Experienced
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Note that all functions described below must be performed, and it is normally the responsibility of the individual in this position to perform them and/or see that they are performed. Functions are categorized as essential and marginal so that consideration can be given to accommodating a person with a disability by reassigning one or more marginal functions if it is practical for such function(s) to be performed by other employee(s).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1.Develop and implement a comprehensive recruitment plan, in collaboration with the Dean of Enrollment Management and Director of Athletics. 2.Establish and foster relationships with school professionals and secondary school coaches throughout the Midwest region as needed to achieve recruitment goals. 3.Maintain and update the content regarding student candidates, secondary organizations, and post-secondary organizations within the student information system (SIS) of Jenzabar EX. 4.Provide statistical information to the director of sports and information director as well as the director of athletics as necessary. 5.Ensure working knowledge on all NAIA compliance issues that pertain to recruitment and team matters. 6.Serve as the Head Coach for one varsity sport (2019-2020 SPORT HEAD COACH NEEDS – Women’s Volleyball or Women’s Soccer) which includes:
a.ensuring opportunities for individual and team spiritual development including opportunities for team prayer (including inviting opponents to pray together following all home contests); b.fostering a commitment to serving others through planned team service opportunities (a minimum of 1 organized service project each semester); c.be a role-model for leading a faith-based lifestyle by regularly attending College prayer, Mass and other faith-based activities regardless of one’s professed religion; d.supporting the academic achievement of student athletes and making referrals to campus services as needed; e.meet annual recruitment and roster size goals; f.conducting regularly scheduled practices during pre-season, and the regular spring season; g.meeting with student athletes regularly to evaluate academic and athletic performance; h.promoting positive public relations within the College and the community; i.coordinating all public information and promotional activities relating to the sport with the sports information director (newspaper, radio, etc.); j.abiding by NAIA, and conference rules/regulations, as well as College employment and coaching expectations at all times; k.recruit, orient, supervise, and evaluate student athletes according to College expectations and team standards; l.manage expenditures allotted for the sport program including meals, lodging, transportation, and file record after each event; m.maintain and inventory supplies and equipment for the sport program; n.conduct periodic team program evaluations; o.scheduling of games and officials each year; p.driving the vehicle used for transporting players to and from College sponsored contests.
7.Perform other duties and tasks as assigned which contribute to achieving the goals of the Athletic Department in particular, and the College in general.
MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: 1.Perform routine office functions such as filing and copying. 2.Participate in logistical activities such as delivering materials to and picking up materials from the campus print shop and mailroom, storage areas, vendor facilities and other locations.
RECOMMENDED SKILLS/COMPTENCIES: 1.Clear commitment to and understanding of the mission of a comprehensive college with a liberal arts and professional focus with a substantial student-athlete population. Commitment to an environment that nurtures cooperation, diversity, academic excellence and a vibrant campus life. 2.Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards. 3.Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, in a manner consistent with professional standards, including making oral presentations to groups and contributing to the development of high quality written materials which reflect positively on the College. 4.Ability to consistently demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with persons both internal and external to the College, both on the telephone and in person. In particular, the ability to relate in a caring manner to students and families from a broad range of backgrounds, both in group situations and individually, and to effectively advise students and mediate disputes, some of which will be emotionally-charged. 5.The ability to remain calm in crisis situations, to act decisively, and to apply sound judgment in determining appropriate action regarding interventions, assistance and referral of students to other College staff members. 6.Working knowledge of rules, strategies, principles and method of scoring for all College sports. 7.Working knowledge of web site design and maintenance including the use of a web content management system to make edits and updates. 8.Working knowledge of providing internet game video services. 9.Ability to hire, train, supervise and evaluate student workers and volunteer staff. 10.Experience establishing collaborative working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and outside constituent groups. 11.Ability to prioritize and deal with several tasks concurrently, while maintaining flexibility, high energy, creativity, and attention to detail. 12.Ability to quickly and easily get to know many students and the ability to work alternative hours when student issues or programs require it. 13.Ability to work effectively as a member of a staff where cooperation and teamwork are essential. 14.Knowledge of the organization and operation of the College, both administratively and academically, especially regarding those activities directly related to student athletes. 15.Ability to apply mathematical skills necessary for such tasks as the preparation of statistical reports and developing and monitoring budgets. 16.Ability to use new technologies to accomplish departmental goals.
About Silver Lake College
Diversity StatementSilver Lake College believes that diversity is integral to the educational and developmental experience of all learners. As a college community, we strive to be inclusive, recognizing and valuing opportunities to integrate dimensions of diversity in broadening our interpretation and understanding of humanity. We respect and uphold the many facets of human identity in helping support and strengthen our college mission, vision and values.Mission StatementSilver Lake College is a dynamic learning community that empowers students through a quality liberal arts education integrated with professional preparation offered in an environment of mutual respect and concern for persons, based on the principles and truths of Franciscan Catholic tradition.