Completion Coach/Head Women's Volleyball Coach
Columbia Basin College ('CBC' or the 'College') seeks a Completion Coach/Head Women's Volleyball Coach to assist in the delivery of comprehensive specialized services to enhance the retention and completion results of students at Columbia Basin College. The Completion Coach will employ proactive interventions for at-risk students, academic progress monitoring, general systems navigation, educational planning and provide academic advising during peak registration periods to support retention, persistence and completion. This position will be responsible for retention efforts and advising for student athletes and for a comprehensive call-out program to assist students with college transition. In addition to Completion Coach duties, this position is also responsible for the development and maintenance of a competitive women's volleyball program within the guidelines of the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) and the College. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Student Retention and Completion as well as the Director for Athletics for coaching responsibilities.
This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose application has been received by August 16, 2020 at 11:59 PM PDT.
Note: This salary is a combined amount of Completion Coach annual salary ($51,500 - $61,800) and stipend for Head Women's Volleyball Coach ($8,000).
- Develop, manage and facilitate a student contact and call-out program to assist with college transition and to provide support throughout the quarter;
- Develop, manage and supervise a Student Mentor Program to support and enhance retention and completion for student athletes and the general student body;
- Develop and manage an academic early warning intervention program and provide follow-up services for referred students to identify and apply retention and completion strategies;
- Develop, monitor and facilitate a degree completion intervention process to alert students to the graduation process;
- Provide timely and accurate educational information to students regarding pathways, degrees, certificates, courses, college policies and procedures as well as campus resources;
- Deliver developed workshops/presentations on topics to include study skills, college and career planning, financial aid processes, scholarship searches, test preparation and motivation assessments;
- Assist with the organization of the First Year Introduction program;
- Assist with educational advising by developing online information sessions and an online advising program;
- Assist students in identifying effective problem-solving skills, self-advocacy approaches, decision making and personal responsibility;
- Disseminate information on programs and services to students, College staff and the community; and
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
- Develop and maintain a competitive volleyball program within the guidelines and philosophy of the College and the NWAC;
- Recruit student athletes within the rules and regulations of the NWAC and CBC;
- Teach the fundamentals of volleyball and create practice and game schedules;
- Develop and adhere to budgetary guidelines as established by the Athletic Department;
- Promote a diverse College environment and enhance the College's visibility in the local community;
- Participate in Athletic Department meetings and other activities to promote physical health and well-being within the student body;
- Support student development through participation in co-curricular activities;
- Promote high ethics and integrity through personal behavior and expectation of student behavior; and
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university;
- Two (2) years of experience working with diverse populations of varied ethnicities, ages, backgrounds and abilities in an educational, nonprofit or social services setting;
- Experience giving oral presentations in a group setting;
- Experience playing or coaching competitive volleyball;
- Have a valid US driver's license; and
- Have a current CPR/First Aid Card at the time of hire.
- Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university;
- One (1) year of experience working with under prepared adults, first generation college students, and/or students with special needs;
- Experience in a community college setting.
Administrative Skills : Promptly respond to requests for service and assistance; keep others in the loop as needed; maintain orderly physical and electronic records; present a professional image to students/public; follow policies and procedures;
Job Knowledge : Familiar with all the aspects of the job to be done and the environment under which that work is accomplished; a broad understanding of work as it applies both to the job and the organization;
Quality Management : Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; look for ways to improve and promote quality; apply feedback to improve performance; monitor own work to ensure quality;
Understanding Instructions : Ability to comprehend work orders and directions; trusted to fully and completely carry out directions or work orders; ability to effectively and efficiently apply job knowledge and skills to a directive;
Attitude Toward Progress and Change : Cooperate and support change and new processes; acceptance and quality performance throughout change;
Oral & Written Communication : Speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations; listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; demonstrate group presentation skills; participate in meetings; structure and convey information clearly and effectively through both formal and informal documents; review and edit written work constructively; ability to tailor to audience in mind;
Student Centered : Attention, interest, activities and efforts are centered upon the best interest of students; create and support an environment that enables learners to achieve their personal, academic, and professional goals; provide courteous and helpful responses to all customers, whether they be students, general public or employees from another department;
Support for Diversity : Reflecting CBC’s mission, vision and values, support initiatives that expand the human qualities that differentiate our workplace and educational setting. Demonstrate and advocate an understanding of differences, open mindedness, compassion, sensitivity and interest in differing viewpoints given the diverse population and show a deep commitment to the involvement of colleagues, students and community members to student experience and success honoring freedom of expression as fundamental to personal, professional and organizational growth;
Accountability : Accountable for own actions, decisions, errors, mistakes and/or failures to act when appropriate; accept responsibility when given, understand what duties employee is responsible for and can be counted upon to carry out those responsibilities; and
Teamwork : Demonstrate a willingness to work with, and help others in completing job assignments, the ability to accept constructive criticism, and to cooperate with fellow employees and supervisors; demonstrate alignment with the 'Yes And' culture, (e.g., being present and listening, making each other look good, embracing change and failure and choosing positivity).
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a twelve (12) month per year, full-time exempt position, available immediately. It is an overtime exempt position with general work hours of Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; however work hours may vary due to work demands. This appointment includes evenings, weekends and travel assignments.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
In the interest of providing a healthy, safe and secure educational and work environment, and in order to meet the requirements of federal legislation, it is the policy of the College to maintain an alcohol and drug-free workplace for our employees and students.
If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of identity and documentation of U.S. citizenship or appropriate authorization to work in this position as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986.
Columbia Basin College operates under an approved affirmative action plan and encourages applications from persons of color, women, veterans and persons of disability. The Human Resources Office is accessible to those with disabilities. If you need accommodation in application or employment, contact the Human Resources Office at (509) 542-4740.
- Occasional need to lift at least 20 pounds;
- Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time;
- Frequent need for oral, written and auditory communication;
- Frequent repetitive hand and wrist motions;
- Occasional need for travel; and
- Ability to work in fast paced and/or sometimes stressful situations.
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