Part-Time Men's Basketball Coach
San Mateo, CA, US
5d ago

The Colleges seek a part-time faculty member in Basketball. The ideal candidate will share the Colleges’ commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population.

This position is a pool position meaning that openings may or may not be currently available. The District maintains a pool of applications for positions which are needed on an ongoing basis at Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College.

The advantage of pool positions is when a position becomes available, the Dean may immediately begin screening applications from the available pool of applicants without having to post a position and wait while the position is being advertised.

Your application for this position will be kept current for a period of three years.

Reporting to the Dean of the Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance Department, the Men’s Basketball Coach is a part-time faculty position in the Athletic Department.

The assignment entails coaching the Varsity Men’s Basketball team and all aspects related to the Basketball program. Assignment of off-

season conditioning and team courses based on applicant meeting minimum qualifications or equivalency in Varsity.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position.

The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

1. Coach and administer all aspects of the Intercollegiate Men’s Basketball program

2. Select, train, and supervise assistant coaching and game operations staff

3. Motivate and guide student athletes to achieve academic success and assist in their matriculation to the four-year level and / or in meeting their vocational training goals

4. Evaluate, plan, and coordinate all programs relevant to the success of student athletes in the Intercollegiate Basketball program

5. Oversee preparation of the schedule

6. Monitor and stay within the assigned budget

7. Engage in approved fundraising activities to supplement the program budget

8. Assist in the identification, procurement, and inventory of supplies and equipment for the Intercollegiate Men’s Basketball program

9. Ensure all facilities and modes of transportation are used safely and maintained properly

10. Promote the Intercollegiate Men’s Basketball program within the community and our contiguous recruiting areas through recruiting, public appearances, promotional efforts, community service, camps, clinics, etc.

11. Observe all San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) Board Policies and Procedures

12. Comply with all California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA), Coast Conference, and college rules, regulations, and policies

Minimum Qualifications

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in physical education or kinesiology AND two years of coaching experience OR an Associate degree AND six years of coaching experience OR the equivalent (see below)
  • Experience coaching basketball at the youth, club, high school, community college, or four-year college level
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and collaborate with the Dean, Administrative Assistant, Athletic Trainers, Instructional Aide and all colleagues on campus to support students and develop a strong Intercollegiate Men’s Basketball program
  • Ability to mentor students effectively and be a role model in terms of behavior, decorum, and ethics
  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License or ability to obtain one
  • Physical Requirements

    Equivalence to Minimum Qualifications

    For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application indicating one or more of the following :

    The applicant possesses a degree(s) with similar content to those listed for the relevant discipline. The name of the degree is close to that specified on the Disciplines List but the degree either has a different title or area of expertise or the coursework is slightly different.

    Related to disciplines in which a Master’s Degree is not generally expected or available. The applicant must have completed at least 24 semester units of coursework in the academic field and must possess at least the equivalent level of achievement and the equivalent in breadth, depth of understanding, and rigor in each of the following :

    i) a broad cultural education usually met by the general education requirements for any Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree, and

    ii) a detailed study of the discipline in breadth, depth, and rigor, usually met by course work required for the degree major.

    The applicant must have completed the General Education requirements for that degree and show evidence of outstanding professional achievement and / or substantial training in the requested field.

    The applicant must submit substantial evidence, which demonstrates that his / her preparation, teaching experience, work experience, and ability are equivalent to those expected from a person who meets the minimum qualifications.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    1. Successful experience in coaching at the club level or higher

    2. Demonstrated ability to recruit

    3. Demonstrated ability in managing the various aspects of a basketball program, including, but, not limited to, academic advisement, budget, coaching, compliance, evaluation, facilities, fundraising, marketing, operations, scheduling, and student support

    4. Ability to plan and direct the conditioning, training, practice, match, and behavioral conduct of all student-athletes in the program

    5. Demonstrated ability to coach, develop, and promote an intercollegiate basketball program

    6. Evidence of continued professional development or involvement in the sport of men’s basketball

    7. Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff

    8. Ability to communicate effectively with all people, including persons of diverse cultures and language groups and people who have disabilities

    9. Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with others in a team environment

    10. Ability, interest, and willingness to develop and maintain working relationships with club, high school, and four year coaches so as to recruit, retain, and matriculate student-athletes

    11. Willingness to work with students having a wide range of skills, motivation, athletic, academic, or vocational goals

    12. Ability to evaluate collegiate level athletic prospects

    13. Familiarity with current guidelines governing Intercollegiate Men’s Basketball (CCCAA, NCAA, etc.)

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Possession of a Master’s or above in physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education OR Bachelor’s in any of the above AND Master’s or above in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy OR the equivalent (see below)
  • Faculty Benefits

    Academic employees participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS), a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California or they may choose to participate in the STRS Cash Balance program or Social Security.

    Open Until Filled

    Special Instructions Summary

    Required application materials will be screened on the basis of Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement.

    Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and desirable skills and abilities.

    Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to provide a teaching demonstration or demonstrate other job-related skills.

    Conditions of Employment

    Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following :

    1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)

    Foreign Education completed outside of the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in conventional / accredited U.

    S. education programs in order for it to be considered for the satisfaction of minimum qualifications. Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated by a U.

    S.-based credentials evaluation service. The District currently accepts evaluations from agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing..

    2. Submit verifications of prior employment 3. Satisfactory references 4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process

    In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet.

    If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources..

    5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States 6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees 7.

    Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment. 8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment).

    Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime.

    However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.

    EEO Statement

    The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


    Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process.

    Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.

    Annual Security Report

  • San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) 2018 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus;
  • in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD.

    Our 2018 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters.

    The 2018 Annual Security Report is now available. The Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime.

    You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.

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