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Women’s Soccer / Housing Graduate Assistant

Date Posted
June 4, 2019
Part Time

Job Details

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: This position will assist the Head Women’s Soccer Coach and Housing Department with day to day operations, working 27.5 hours a week. Position located on Spencer Campus. Successful candidate will have access to a Masters’ Degree Program as their own expense. 

DEPARTMENT: Athletics / Housing
REPORT TO: Head Women’s Soccer Coach / Housing Manager

Constant (67-100%)

  1. Assist the head soccer coach in the day to day operations of the soccer program.
  2. Assist in the recruitment of student athletes.
  3. Assist in the academic monitoring and success of student athletes.
  4. Assist with the placement of graduates to four year institutions.
  5. Assist Head Coach in game planning, practice organization, and daily individual instruction of student athletes.
  6. Housing Assistant – Live on campus.
  7. Responsible for dorm supervision and housing office hours.
  8. Assist with student senate responsibilities on the Spencer Campus
  9. Assist with intramural program
  10. Field maintenance
  11. Other duties as assigned

Frequent (34-66%)

  1. Evaluate athlete’s strengths and deficiencies as possible recruits or to improve the athlete’s techniques to be competitive.
  2. Assist in the evaluation and selection of team members; ensuring a full roster of student athletes.
  3. Assist in the maintenance of program budget.
  4. Supervision of concession stand.
  5. Transportation of student athletes via college vehicle

Occasional (10-33%)

  1. Assist in the monitoring of compliance with NJCAA rules and regulations.
  2. Performs other duties as assigned.


  1. Represent the College in the most positive manner with prospective, former, and current students, staff and the community.
  2. Assume responsibility, deal effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
  3. Read, understand, and express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written communications.
  4. Be creative, energetic and self-motivated individual with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.
  5. Ability to efficiently perform tasks in an environment with frequent interruptions.
  6. Ability to effectively relate to a diverse group of students

SPECIAL DEMANDS: Coaching position involves wide range of motion requirements to demonstrate and teach different techniques to student athletes. Constant (67-100%) reaching, standing, walking, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive motions and viewing various types of close visual work. Frequent (34-66%) stooping, crouching, pushing, pulling and carrying. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and 10 pounds of force frequently. Must complete Blood borne Pathogens Training. Will require flexible hours including weekends and evenings. The additional physical demands normally expected of a coach are required. Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and provide proof of insurance. Required to travel utilizing personal vehicle. Ability to obtain CDL.

Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions, job duties/responsibilities, and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree required. College soccer and/or coaching experience preferred. USSF OR NSCAA Coaching license preferred.

SALARY: $7,100 Annual Stipend plus Room and Board

APPLICATION PROCESS: The following items must be included in your application packet before it will be considered a complete application:

  • Employment Application form
  • Applicant Confidential Information form (This data is used to comply with government required affirmative action record keeping only and is not used for applicant screening purposes.)
  • A letter addressing your qualifications for the position
  • A resume
  • A copy of transcripts, with originals due upon hiring

Only complete application packets will be considered for the position vacancy. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Application: Employment Application

(Save document to your computer and fill in application. Re-save completed application and email as an attachment to Amanda Fuhrman at You may also print out the completed form and mail it to Iowa Lakes Community College, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334.) *** 

*** NOTE: Applications must be complete, including Employment Application Form, Applicant Confidential Information Form, Letter Addressing Qualifications, Resume and Transcripts (if required). See individual job descriptions for instructions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Contact Information

Questions and requests regarding application: Amanda Fuhrman at 712-362-0409 or

It is the policy of Iowa Lakes Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Kathy Muller, Equity & Title IX Coordinator, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334, 712.362.0433,, 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.

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