Detailed Job Description
The Department of Athletics at Mission College is opening its associate faculty pool to applicants interested in coaching the intercollegiate Softball team. Under the direction of the Athletic Director the coach will be responsible for complying to all District, College and California Community College Athletic Associations rules and By-laws. Duties will include recruiting, fundraising, organization and supervision of practice and athletic contests.
Mission College is located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Our faculty is among the most qualified in the state and our students appreciate the college for its friendly staff and supportive atmosphere.
Applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, and life experiences to address the cultural and educational needs of a culturally diverse student population are encouraged to apply.
The assignments are as needed, during Spring, Summer, and/or Fall semesters. This recruitment process is to pre-qualify applicants for possible future assignments. As an assignment becomes available applicants may be contacted to determine availability to teach, or coach.
Work location: Mission College, Santa Clara, CA.
- Any bachelor’s degree AND two years of professional experience; OR
- Any associate degree AND six years of professional experience; OR
- Possess a valid California Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline; OR
- The equivalent of the above; AND
- Demonstrated ability to effectively teach, counsel or work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.
- Degrees must be earned from an accredited institution.
- Candidates with degrees not identical to the required state or local qualifications must apply for equivalency by completing the equivalency form which is part of the application package. This form must be completed for employment consideration.
- Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees, by a certified U.S. credential review service. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice, thus will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.
- Experience and demonstrated success competing in the sport.
- At least three to five years of coaching at a High School or College athletic team.
- Master’s degree in physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education; OR
- Bachelor’s degree in any of the subjects listed above AND master’s degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy.
Examples of Duties and Responsibilities
Instructional duties and assignments may consist of one or more of the following:
- Provide instruction for assigned courses. This includes preparation for in-class or on-line/distance education activities, evaluation of students’ work, consultation with students outside of class and/or on-line, maintenance of currency in the subjects taught.
- Maintain accurate class and other records required by the college.
- Submit, when due, attendance rosters and grade reports.
- Follow course outlines as filed in the instruction offices.
- Maintain office hours each week, at .5 hours per week per section.
- Observe, support and enforce the regulations, policies and programs of the District and college.
- Provide each student with a written course syllabus at the beginning of the course, as per instructions in the Faculty Handbook.
- Refer students to appropriate college sources for information on counseling and other student services.
- Assist students by providing advice on requirements for successful achievement in the members’ area of expertise.
- Work cooperatively within the college community.
- Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.
- Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice and/or bias.
- Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.
Knowledge and Abilities
- The coach needs to be able to effectively communicate the rules, skills and strategies of the sport.
- Pass the CCCAA compliance test.
- Make student-athlete academic success an integral part of measuring athletic program success.
- Place the emotional and physical well-being of the student-athlete ahead of a desire to win.
- Provide a safe environment for training, practice, and competition.
- Create an athletic culture that stresses
a life free of drugs, tobacco, and alcohol.
- Conduct oneself in a professional manner representing the highest level of decorum in actions, words, and dress.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is based on a percentage of workload up to a maximum of 67% (percent). Salary is prorated based on a minimum salary range of $18,261 – $21,688; maximum earnable up to $29,559.
West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
- To be considered an applicant for a position at West Valley-Mission Community College District, all materials requested in the job announcement must be received no later than the deadline.
- Incomplete and/or late applications will not receive committee consideration.
- If transcripts are required, include copies of ALL college transcripts with your application to verify all degrees earned and college coursework taken. Certified copies are only required at time of hire.
- Copies of diplomas, grade reports, graduation petitions, transcript evaluations requests, or similar documents WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of transcripts.
- Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application.
- DO NOT SEND unrequested materials. Unrequested materials will not be used for consideration of employment.
- The employment application and supporting documents represent you; it is to your advantage to fill out the application form carefully and completely.