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Assistant Womens Soccer Coach

Hawkeye Community College
Waterloo, IA

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
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Institution Type
Community College
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Vacancy Notice: Friday, June 14, 2024Application Deadline: Open Until FilledPosition Type: ProfessionalHours: Part TimeReports To: Head Soccer CoachJob Summary

Hawkeye Community College’s Athletics program is looking for a part-time Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach to join their team.

The Assistant Soccer Coach assists with the supervision and coaching of practices and competitions for the women’s soccer program. This position will aid in recruiting student athletes, directing practices, managing practice and travel schedules, as well as, supervising team conduct during competition, travel, tournaments, and other events where the team is represented. Furthermore, this position participates in the planning, organizing, and execution of preseason and season practices in addition to fostering a positive team atmosphere and supporting student athletes’ academic progress, retention, and graduation through mentoring activities and guidance to appropriate support services. Due to the nature of the work involved in coaching; many weeks will entail morning, evening, and weekend hours. Needs of the department vary and the percent of time devoted to each part of the job will be governed by seasonal and immediate needs of the department.

In 2015, Hawkeye Community College launched its first ever intercollegiate sport program and has since accumulated 17 athletic programs to include: sports shooting, men & women’s soccer, men and women’s cross country, men & women’s track and field, men & women’s golf, women's volleyball, esports, competitive dance, women’s softball, men & women’s bowling, and men & women’s wrestling. The Hawkeye RedTail Athletic Programs compete within the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) as Division II when applicable.

Hawkeye Community College is a comprehensive community college focused on meeting the needs of the community by providing quality, affordable learning experiences for a diverse student body through our Adult Learning Center, Business and Community Education Department as well as through more than 50 career and technical programs and liberal arts transfer programs. Hawkeye Community College’s mission is about empowering students, strengthening businesses and enriching communities with a vision to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.

Essential Job Functions

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assists in the supervision and instruction of all soccer practices and competitions.

  • Recruits student-athletes for the soccer program.

  • Collaborates with the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, and Student Services for recruiting and enrolling prospective student-athletes.

  • Assists in the administrative operations of the programs to include scheduling, team travel, etc.

  • Assists in monitoring and nurturing student-athletes’ academic progress toward graduation at the college and placement at four-year colleges and universities.

  • Promotes positive public relations for the soccer program.

  • Provides first aid in emergency situations and complete annual blood borne pathogen training and CPR certification.

  • Performs set-up, tear-downs, and storage of equipment.

  • Enforces and maintains all safety policies and procedures.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Head Soccer Coach or administration.

  • Unless otherwise approved under Hawkeye’s remote work policy, regular on campus and/or onsite attendance is considered an essential function of the position.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Two (2) years coaching and/or competing in soccer.

  • CPR/First Aid certification required or ability to obtain within the first 3 months of employment.

  • Strong commitment to high ethical standards and integrity.

  • Must possess a current driver’s license valid in the State of Iowa and a driving record insurable by the College’s insurer. Must be able to obtain additional endorsements as needed.

  • Demonstrated ability to work flexible hours to include evening and weekend hours.

  • Demonstrated ability to travel.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse student population, faculty, staff, and the general public.

  • Ability to demonstrate strong interpersonal communication.

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications, and video conferencing technology.

  • Demonstrated ability to execute organization and department policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Associates degree or higher.

  • One-year or more experience working with college age athletes.

  • One-year experience NJCAA and ICCAC policies.

  • One-year recruiting collegiate athletes at the NJCAA level.

  • Knowledge and experience of general admissions processes and procedures practiced by post-secondary education institutions.

Working Conditions

Schedule varies depending on season and at times can include frequent evenings, nights and weekends.

Requires skills for succeeding in an indoor, outdoor and educational environment using technology. Requires good hand-eye coordination including visual acuity to use a keyboard and read technical information; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. Work is performed in an education and athletic setting. Sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during working hours. Outdoor environments may become susceptible to inclement weather conditions. During course of day, interact with students, faculty and staff in person, by telephone and computer.

Employment Status

Regular, part-time position with a choice of retirement programs—IPERS (defined benefit) or TIAA (defined contribution) available upon hire. Employees working an average of 20 hours or more per week for one-year, may be eligible for additional benefits including but not limited to: Single dental and vision insurance, Flex plus (IRS 125) plan and paid time off.

This position has a salary of $22,500.

Application Procedure
  • Complete an online application at

    • Submit/upload a cover letter.

      • Briefly describe your coaching and playing experience related to soccer.

      • Explain how you have contributed to creating and maintaining a positive team culture.

      • Describe your experience recruiting athletes.

    • Submit/upload a resume.

    • Submit/upload 3 references with a minimum of 1 being from a current/past supervisor.

  • Submitted applications with all required materials will be reviewed upon submission.

Apply Online

Hawkeye Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to equity and diversity in its educational services and employment practices: The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; or actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices. Veteran status is also included to the extent covered by law. Any person alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator for employees, 319-296-4405; or Title IX Coordinator for students, 319-296-4448; Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015; or email, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, email:

If any applicant is in need of a reasonable accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

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