Director, Track and Field/Cross-Country/Head Coach
Salary: $88,320.00 - $107,772.00 annually Job Type: Full-Time Job Number: A17-33 Location: Both Liberal Arts Campus & Pacific Coast Campus, CA Department: Kinesiology Closing: 7/3/2017 4:00 PM Pacific
Description POSITION DESCRIPTION Under the direction of the Athletic Director, the Director of Track and Field Operations/Head Coach is responsible for the development and maintenance of an effective, comprehensive and competitive California Community College Athletics Association (CCCAA) Track and Field/Cross-Country program, including the planning, organizing, and directing of Track and Field/Cross-Country activities; scheduling and coordinating program events on campus; serve as a liaison between the Athletic Director, personnel, outside agencies, vendors, boosters, students and parents; and supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel. This position oversees multiple programs within the Track and Field/Cross country program, and will serve as a Head Coach of one program. This position may also serve as a lead administrator in the absence of the Athletic Director. Duties GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Administer, direct and supervise all aspects of the program(s) as they relate to facilities, schedules, athlete eligibility, physical examinations, equipment, transportation, and insurance; assist with game supervision and management of home athletic contests.
Recommend for hire, supervise, and evaluate head coaches, assistant coaches, or other faculty and staff associated with the program.
Work with the Athletic Director to develop short and long-range planning for the overall student success initiative, including student academic progress, matriculation, and degree completion and transfer; and for the success of the LBCC athletic program at the local and state levels.
Oversee outreach and student recruitment for the program(s), including planning and coordinating student recruiting visits and coordinating the recruiting database and notification system.
Develop, allocate, and monitor the program budget and ensure budgetary compliance; approve and direct the purchase of equipment, supplies, and materials connected with the sport program.
Assist the Athletic Director with the overall fundraising/sponsorship initiatives, including the Hall of Champions banquet and the annual golf tournament and other activities as related.
Direct and participate in the preparation of a variety of statistical and narrative reports. Records and files related to assigned operations and programs; compile sport program statistics and reports as required.
Assist the Athletic Director in ensuring continuity, equity and compliance within the program; remain current on all new legislation impacting the program and keep program faculty and staff informed.
Establish and maintain an environment conducive to the welfare and academic success of the student-athlete that fosters collaboration with students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and the public; participate in and represent the Athletic Department at community events, such as Century Club meetings, as directed.
Support the Kinesiology Department by ensuring the sport program's academic compliance, curriculum development and the assessment of student learning outcomes.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree from an accredited institution, or possession of a valid California Community College Supervisory Credential, AND
One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment AND
Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
A master's degree from an accredited institution in physical education, kinesiology, or education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, OR a bachelor's degree in any of the above and a master's degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, or physical therapy.
Five years coaching experience at the collegiate level, preferably in the designated sport.
Five years recruiting experience at the collegiate level.
Two years of experience supervising personnel.
Two years of fundraising experience at the collegiate level.
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
A Long Beach Community College District application.
A cover letter outlining your education and experience relevant to this position.
A list of five references, including current addresses and telephone numbers of both colleagues and supervisors.
A current resume.
Complete transcripts of ALL lower and upperdivision and graduate level college/university course work (need not be official). Transcripts from countries other than the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service (NACES).
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Knowledge of:
Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures, including California Community College Athletics Association (CCCAA) bylaws and regulations and Title IX.
Operations, services and activities of an intercollegiate sport program.
Methods and techniques of leadership and management.
Public relations principles and techniques.
Interpersonal skills, using tact, patience, and courtesy.
Educational and tutorial programs.
Budget preparation and control.
Oral and written communication skills.
Principles and practices of administration, supervision, and training.
Operation of a computer and assigned software.
Facility maintenance, use, planning and safety regulations.
Plan, organize, control and direct intercollegiate sport program activities.
Supervise the performance of assigned personnel.
Serve as a liaison between administrators, personnel, parents, students, and outside agencies.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Meet schedules and timelines.
Work independently with little direction.
Plan and organize work.
Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.
Ability to analyze and assess programs, policies, operational needs and make appropriate adjustments.
Develop, coordinate and manage programs and services to meet the District's goals and objectives.
LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE: A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's vehicle insurance policy.
Additional Information CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT This is a twelve-month position for the academic year with an annual salary range of $88,320-$107,772; Range 16 on the Management Team Salary Schedule. The District contributes to medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee and eligible dependents and life insurance for the employee. Benefits also include 21 vacation days and 5 management leave days.
Deadline to apply is Wednesday, July 3, 2017. Application materials must be electronically submitted on-line at http://hr.lbcc.edu/jobs.cfm. Incomplete applications and applications submitted by mail will not be considered.
Submit application on-line at http://hr.lbcc.edu/jobs.cfm. OR visit our lobby to submit applications on-line at Long Beach Community College District-Human Resources 4901 E. Carson Street, Long Beach, CA 90808 Individuals who need reasonable accommodations in accordance with ADA should notify the Human Resources Office for assistance or call 562.938.4095.
SELECTION PROCEDURE Applications will be screened to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
Applicants who meet the basic qualifications and who are also deemed to possess the highest degree of desirable qualifications will be invited to the college at their own expense. During the campus visit, each applicant will be interviewed and may be asked to conduct a short teaching demonstration/presentation on a previously announced topic and participate in a writing exercise and/or hands-on practical.
The interview committee will rate responses to the interview questions, the demonstration/presentation, and the applicable writing exercise and/or hands-on practical.
Based upon this rating, a small number of applicants will be invited to the campus for a second interview.
The Superintendent-President will make the final recommendation for employment to the Board of Trustees.
To be considered in the initial committee review, all materials requested in this vacancy notice must be received no later than the filing deadline. Submission of all application materials is the responsibility of the applicant.
The District does not contact Placement Offices.
Applicants wishing to apply for more than one position must submit separate materials for each position.
During the interview, consideration will be given to factors in addition to education and experience, including but not limited to: professional development, ability to work with others, and commitment to meet student needs.
Applicants who are eliminated from consideration will be notified by letter.
Candidates should not expect official notification of the status of their candidacy until the Board of Trustees has acted upon the College's recommendation for employment.
The District reserves the right to contact the current or most recent employer and to investigate past employment records of applicants selected for interviews.
The District reserves the right to extend the deadline, re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling this position.
The College does not return materials submitted with application for a position. (Copies of original supporting documents are acceptable.)
The community of Long Beach is a wonderful blend of big city and sea-side town. California's 5th largest city conveniently borders Los Angeles and Orange County and is known for its rich heritage celebrating the cultural arts, athletics, tourism, community and civic opportunities. Long Beach is a culturally diverse community of nearly 500,000 that was recently named one of the "100 Best Communities for Young People" by America's Promise.
THE LONG BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Long Beach Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.
The district contributes to medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee and eligible dependents, and life insurance for the employee. Benefits also include 21 vacation days and 5 management leave days.