Admissions Staff

Our dedicated Admissions Staff is ready to help you get started at Iowa Central. Have a question about the admissions process? Or maybe you just want to get enrolled. Contact one of Iowa Central's Admission Staff below.

Sara Scharf

Sara Scharf

Hometown: Clare, IA

Email: scharf@iowacentral.edu

Phone: 800-362-2793 ext. 1005

Degrees:
Associate of Arts, Iowa Central Community College
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, Buena Vista University

Job Title: Director of Enrollment Management

Job Duties: Being the director is the best job because you get to be a part of all aspects of the admissions world. I get to help with campus visits; help organize senior visit days, junior visit days, and freshman orientations. I get to travel to some of our area schools and work with the area guidance counselors and high school students. Advising students is also a large part of my job duties. Making sure that students reach their educational goals when they come to Iowa Central. I also get the opportunity to help co-advise our student ambassador program.

Favorite thing about Iowa Central: Iowa Central is an amazing choice for students to continue their education. The best thing about Iowa Central is our Student’s first philosophy and the family like atmosphere. Students are not just a number here. We truly care and always want to do what is best each person who comes in our door. We are not just any community college. Come check us out and you will see for yourself.

Megan Grove

Megan Grove

Hometown: Spencer, IA

Email: grove_m@iowacentral.edu

Phone: 800-362-2793 ext. 1004

Degrees:
Associate of Applied Science in Medical Assisting, Iowa Central Community College
Bachelor’s of Liberal Studies, Iowa State University

Job Title: Assistant Director of Enrollment Management

Job Duties: I get the best of both worlds! Five months of the school year, I get to travel around Southwest Iowa meeting with students and guidance counselors discussing the many things Iowa Central has to offer. When I’m not traveling, I stay busy in the office co-coordinating large visit days, advising students, meeting with campus visits, and working with the Student Ambassadors.

Favorite thing about Iowa Central: The first thing you will notice about our campus is the atmosphere. The faculty, staff, and students make Iowa Central a great place to feel comfortable and at home. The faculty and staff make it a point to get to know our students so their experience here is one they will not forget. The campus is the perfect size and has many opportunities for students to get involved.

Craig Juilfs

Craig Juilfs

Hometown: Pomeroy, IA

Email: juilfs@iowacentral.edu

Phone: 800-362-2793 ext. 1001

Degrees:
Associate in Arts Degree, Iowa Central Community College
Bachelor’s Degree of Liberal Studies, Iowa State University

Job Title: Enrollment Recruiting Specialist

Job Duties: Travel to different high schools in central, south central and south eastern high schools to promote and market Iowa Central to prospective students. Advise for certain majors and enroll students in their classes. Work with campus visits.

Favorite thing about Iowa Central: Iowa Central offers a variety of different ways for students to become involved on campus and provides the opportunity for educational and personal growth. Iowa Central’s dedication to student success helps prepare the students for their future.

Shane VanMeer

Shane VanMeer

Hometown: Linden, IA

Email: vanmeer@iowacentral.edu

Phone: 800-362-2793 ext. 1007

Degrees:
Associate of Arts, Iowa Central Community College
Bachelor’s of Business Administration and Human Resource Management, Buena Vista University

Job Title: Enrollment Recruiting Specialist

Job Duties: I work with current and perspective students to ensure success in their educational career. This consists of traveling to southwest Iowa to meet with high school students and advising those students while at Iowa Central for a smooth transition to a four year school of their choice.

Favorite thing about Iowa Central: My favorite thing about Iowa Central is my ability to meet with each student personally. We have a fun staff at Iowa Central and I believe it really helps create a more enjoyable and successful experience for students.

 

Eric Oberg

Eric Oberg

Hometown: Otho, IA

Email: oberg@iowacentral.edu

Phone: 800-362-2793 ext. 1002

Degrees:
Associate in Arts Degree, Iowa Central Community College
Bachelors of Arts in Marketing, Iowa State University

Job Title: Enrollment Recruiting Specialist

Job Duties: I get the privilege of helping current and future students with their academic and personal goals. I also travel to 80 high school in Northern Iowa to visit with prospective students about attending Iowa Central.

Favorite thing about Iowa Central: Iowa Central offers a university feel with the size and price of a two-year school. Because of that, we are able to build relationships with our students to make a different in their lives. I personally enjoy taking the advisory role, assisting our students to reach their goals. Having been through the college process myself, I feel that if I can guide our students around some of the pitfalls I have experienced, they have a better chance at success.

Colleen VanGundy

Colleen VanGundy

Hometown: Eagle Grove, IA

Email:  vangundy@iowacentral.edu

Phone:  800-362-2793 ext. 1008

Job Title: Coordinator, Admissions Activities

Job Duties: I have a wide variety of duties which makes my job enjoyable.  Anything from giving a student directions to processing scholarships, helping  the  admissions representatives with anything they need me to do, Senior Visit Days, Orientation Days and Campus Visit Days.  I also work very closely with the Student Ambassadors.

Favorite thing about Iowa Central: My favorite thing about Iowa Central is the students.  It is fun to get to know many of them and watch then succeed and continue on to pursue their dreams.  Along with the perfect size campus, fun atmosphere, and the ‘student comes first’ attitude of each staff member.