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FT/Tenure Track Instr - Athletics & Kinesiology

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Job Description
Santa Monica College

FT/Tenure Track Instructor - Athletics & Kinesiology
(Kinesiology/Head Football Coach)
Salary: $61,183 - $127,482
Deadline: Friday, November 9, 2018

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Job Duties

The successful candidate will serve as the head coach for SMC's varsity football team, and will also be a member of the Kinesiology full time faculty.

Coaching Duties
  • Planning and supervision of team practices
  • Recruitment and retention of student-athletes
  • Coordination of team conditioning program with the strength and conditioning coaches
  • Ensuring program compliance with the CCCAA regulations
  • Game scheduling
  • Assisting with team eligibility processes
  • Budget management
  • Team travel
  • Recruitment and supervision of assistant coaching staff
  • Fundraising
  • Mentoring student-athletes and supporting their academic progress, retention and matriculation.
  • Building support for the football program within the college community via activities such as team community service work, camps, youth clinics and promotion of the sport

    Teaching Duties
  • Football related courses
  • Health, wellness and fitness, weight training and additional Kinesiology-related courses to be determined based on the background of the candidate
  • Department tasks such as curriculum development, service on college committees, program review and professional development activities

    Additional Information
    FT Faculty Application Requirements

    A standard application consists of the following:

    Online District Application
    Cover Letter
    Resume
    Transcript
    Two (2) Confidential Letters of Reference

    PLEASE NOTE: THE E-MAILS TO YOUR REFERENCE WRITERS REQUESTING CONFIDENTIAL LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION ARE NOT GENERATED UNTIL THE APPLICATION IS COMPLETE. YOU MUST FINISH YOUR APPLICATION AND CLICK SUBMIT FOR THE E-MAILS TO GO OUT. PLEASE KEEP THIS IN MIND AND ALLOW ENOUGH TIME FOR YOUR REFERENCE WRITERS TO RECEIVE THE REQUEST AND SUBMIT THE LETTERS PRIOR TO THE RECRUITMENT DEADLINE.

    It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all application materials, including the letters of recommendation, are received prior to the recruitment deadline.

    Pay Philosophy
    Starting salaries for FT Faculty are based on a combination of experience and educational achievement. Initial placement is within the starting salary range. Further advancements are based on longevity and educational growth.

    Diversity Statement
    Candidates should show evidence of sensitivity to, and understanding of, the socioeconomic, academic, cultural and ethnic diversity within the college student population, including students with physical and/or learning disabilities, as these factors relate to differences in learning styles.

    Ideal candidates will have recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American and other racially minoritized students in the classroom, and a willingness to use culturally responsive instructional practices.

    Candidates should also demonstrate sensitivity to issues of diversity and have the ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation.

    Equity Statement
    Santa Monica College encourages candidates that are equity-minded to apply. SMC is a minority-serving, Hispanic-serving institution. We actively seek to attract candidates from minority groups that value equity, diversity and inclusion. Equity, diversity and inclusion are built into the culture at SMC and are an essential component of the work that we do. SMC is committed to racial and socioeconomic diversity as it is a reflection of our student population and we strive to hire candidates that share this commitment.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Disclosure
    The Santa Monica Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. All qualified applicants for employment, as well as District employees, shall have full and equal access to employment opportunity. No person shall be subjected to unlawful discrimination in any program or activity of the District. The District's Board Policy 3420 (Equal Employment Opportunity) may be accessed at: (Download PDF reader)

    Equivalency Statement
    The Santa Monica Community College District, in its desire to select outstanding faculty members from the largest possible pool of qualified applicants, recognizes the fact that candidates may attain expertise in a discipline through a variety of means. Certain combinations of education, experience and other accomplishments in the field may be judged by the District as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications are encouraged to apply and provide appropriate documentation of their qualifications. For further details regarding equivalency criteria, please download the Equivalency Application Statement Form available at (Download PDF reader)

    Conditions of Employment
    Appointment is subject to verification of official transcripts, current or previous employment, tuberculosis and fingerprint clearance. Selected candidate must provide identification and work authorization.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Master's Degree in one of the following:

  • Kinesiology

  • Physical Education

  • Exercise Science

  • Education (with an emphasis in Physical Education)

  • Physiology of Exercise

  • Adaptive Physical Education

    OR

    A Bachelor's Degree in any of the above areas AND a Master's Degree in one of the following:

  • Life Science

  • Dance

  • Physiology

  • Health Education

  • Recreation Administration

  • Physical Therapy

    or the equivalent

    OR

    Possession of an appropriate valid California Community College Credential authorizing service in the specified subject area(s).

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching at 2-year or 4-year institutions in Kinesiology courses, that is related to requited coursework for teaching varsity sport and Kinesiology classes

  • Demonstrated successful coaching and playing experience at the collegiate level

  • Minimum of five years of successful collegiate football coaching experience

  • Knowledge of the policies and regulations for the Southern California Football Association (SCFA) and the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA)

    Internal Number: 57968

  • Reference: 561331403