Head Softball Coach/Health & Physical Education Instructor (Fresno City College) Full-Time
State Center Community College District
Campus Location: Fresno City College
Start Date: 04/07/2021
At Fresno City College we value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. We prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits a diverse student population brings to a community college. The successful faculty member will be an equity-minded individual committed to student success by collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also dedicated to closing equity gaps.
Fresno City College seeks faculty members who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. Divisions strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create inclusive, integrated, and interdisciplinary learning experiences. Fresno City College faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods appropriate to the students they serve. Faculty members should be open and willing to participate in culturally relevant professional development that will help them prepare for the population of students who attend Fresno City College.
The ideal candidate will share Fresno City College's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. As of the 2019-2020 academic year, we currently enroll over 25,000 students in which 59% identify as Latinx, 12% as Asian/Pacific Islander, 5% as Black/African American, 19% as White, 1% as American Indian/Alaska Native, and 4% as multiracial. Fresno City College is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The successful candidate will join a department dedicated to the use of curriculum responsive to the students it serves.
Under the general direction of the Associate Dean, Athletics and Dean of Instruction, Allied Health, Physical Education and Athletics and in conformance with all State, League and District policies and regulations, the Head Softball Coach/Health & Physical Education Instructor at Fresno City College will be working in a variety of settings and times, including evening and/or weekends, on-line or off-campus and large group instruction classes as needed. The coach/instructor will be responsible for:
- Provide direction for all facets of a successful college women's softball program, including the selection and direct oversight of assistant coaches and the general supervision of other support staff (trainer, equipment manager, etc.);
- Lead and develop the student-athlete recruiting process for the softball program in compliance with CCCAA regulations to attract prospects, including recruiting assignments of all assistant coaches as appropriate
- Assist in building strong relations between the community and the athletic department, particularly with the high schools of the District;
- Ensure program compliance within the subject sports program with CCCAA regulations; establish and monitor effective procedures to ensure staff and student-athletes comply with such requirements; communicate the disciplinary or corrective consequences of violations as set forth in the provisions of enforcement procedures; report violations of regulations to the Athletic Director and/or appropriate administrator;
- Create a positive atmosphere for the student-athletes; support academic progress, retention, and matriculation of student-athletes through mentoring activities; refer student-athletes to support services, programs, resources, and other professionals as appropriate; maintain confidential student-athlete information;
- Provide instruction, mentoring, and coaching to student athletes in the skills, techniques, and competitive strategies necessary for individual and team achievement of athletic standards of performance;
- Evaluate individual and team performance and refine individual and team strategies throughout the season;
- Assist in planning and scheduling competitions, tournaments, and events in collaboration with coaches within and outside of the conference and in concert with academic schedules, District policy, and California Community College Commission on Athletics (CCCAA)/conference regulations;
- Provide referrals to prospective student-athletes to academic and student services as appropriate;
- Work with athletic counselors in assisting student athletes complete their academic requirements at the community college to transfer to four-year institutions or otherwise meet academic goals; and
- Develop and implement appropriate fundraising activities in accordance with College and District policies.
- Teach courses as assigned within the Kinesiology, Physical Education, Health and Recreation Programs, depending on qualifications and experience;
- Support, mentor and advise students including scheduling sufficient weekly office hours on campus
- Contribute to curriculum and program development and/or revision, including program review and the development and assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs;
- Assist in the advancement of the institutional mission and goals;
- Serve on and attending department, college, and district committees as needed;
- Participate in program review, student learning outcome development and assessment to improve student learning;
- Teach assignments in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evening and/or weekends, on-line or off-campus and large group instruction classes as needed; and
- Otherwise fulfilling all of the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required by Administrative Regulation 7122.
All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom; AND
- Masters in physical education, exercise science, kinesiology and two years of directly related experience;
- Bachelors degree in any of the above AND Masters in any life science and two years of directly related experience;
- A valid California Community College Credential;
- The equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency).
(NOTE: If the degrees posted on your transcript(s) do not match EXACTLY as stated above, you MUST petition for equivalency.)
- Experience and skill incorporating elements of diversity, equity, and inclusion into all areas of responsibility;
- Recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom and on the basketball courts and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups in higher education and athletics shape patterns of participation and outcomes;
- Willingness to examine and remediate ones instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
- Experience working with a diverse student population;
- Athletic recruiting experience;
- Fundraising experience;
- Involvement in community organizations and activities;
- Previous successful Head Coaching Experience (High School and/or College);
- Related work and professional experience;
- Teaching experience;
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students and staff;
- Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth; and
- Knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals.
Conditions of Employment:
177 duty days per year.
Salary and Benefits:
Starting salary is $57,750 $86,942 based on education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,160 is available. Coaches are eligible to receive a stipend of 10% of annual salary for fulfilling coaching duties pursuant to the collective bargaining agreement. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance. Employees are also members of the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Applications will be screened by Human Resources for completeness and to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
From the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement, a selection committee will review the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum and desirable qualifications then determine who will be invited to interview.
The selection committee will rate responses to the interview questions, teaching demonstration, and writing prompt (if applicable). Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the ecommended candidates. These candidates will be forwarded to the Vice President of Instruction and College President for final interviews.
A hiring recommendation will be made by the College President and forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval.
State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service-minded organization and respond to the needs of our applicants. SCCCD EEO Plan
For more information, contact the Academic Human Resources Office, 1171 Fulton St, Fresno, California, 93721, (559) 243-7100. For information on Fresno City College or State Center Community College District, visit our website at www.scccd.edu. Please refer to Position No. FATHL-CIN-HSFT (Slot #1487).
Submission of application and related materials is the applicants responsibility and must be submitted through the districts online applicant portal. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.
This is a full-time, tenure track position. The District may fill more than one position from this pool.
State Center Community College District (SCCCD) provides students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at SCCCD, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.
FRESNO CITY COLLEGE
About the College
As the very first community college in California, Fresno City College has a proud history of leadership in education and preparing generations of students for their future. Fresno City College is nestled near the lively Tower District and minutes from downtown Fresno, brick buildings and towering trees tell the long story of this historic institution. It is committed to academic excellence and diversity, equity and inclusion among its faculty, classified professionals, and students. The college takes responsibility for equitable outcomes and successful pathways for all students.
As Californias first community college, Fresno City College provides quality, innovative educational programs and support services directed toward the enhancement of student success, lifelong learning and the economic, social, and cultural development of our students and region.
As educational leaders in the community, Fresno City College faculty, classified professionals, and students will engage in a partnership to transform lives through education.
Growth We are committed to sharing and exploring new ideas through collaboration, respect for diversity, promoting equity, and professional development.
Leadership We are leaders in our community, dedicated to behaving ethically, committed to open communication, and good stewards of our resources.
Success We champion excellence, quality, celebrating individual differences, and providing a positive and supportive environment for all.
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