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Softball Assistant Coach 

California State University San Marcos is currently inviting applications for the position of Softball Assistant Coach, with the working title of Assistant Softball Coach.

Campus and Department Introduction

Come join our campus located in North San Diego County just 10 miles east of the beautiful Pacific coast and less than 40 miles north of downtown San Diego.  California State University San Marcos was founded as the 20th campus in the California State University system, which now has 23 campuses.  We are a rapidly growing diverse university with a commitment to employee training and development.  Enrollment at California State University San Marcos has grown to over 10,000; it is projected to reach 11,000 by 2012-13.  There are more than 15,000 California State University San Marcos graduates.  We seek to hire the most talented, inspiring and dedicated professionals available. 

The Athletic Department is celebrating its 15th anniversary while the Softball Program is beginning its seventh year at CSUSM.  In just seven short years, the CSUSM Softball program has enjoyed tremendous success on the softball field.  The team is currently ranked 5th in the nation in NAIA rankings.  The CSUSM Athletic Department has enjoyed success as a member of the NAIA and will make application for NCAA Division II next spring.  Once accepted for NCAA DII membership, CSUSM Athletics will join the CCAA (California Collegiate Athletic Association) Conference.  This highly competitive conference is made up of eleven California State Universities and UCSD.

CSUSM Athletics currently sponsors thirteen sports, and is in its fifteenth year of competition as an independent member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Job Summary

The Softball Assistant Coach, who will have the working title of Assistant Softball Coach, will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of a successful NAIA program that will be transitioning into an NCAA Division II program.  This includes, but is not limited to, recruiting, preparation and organization of practice and competition scheduling, team travel organization, purchasing of apparel and equipment, compliance with all NAIA/NCAA rules, and student-athlete welfare.  The Assistant Softball Coach will coordinate and work with the academic support services staff in fostering academic success for student-athletes, including graduation rates and retention of student-athletes.


This is a part-time position (0.70 FTE) with an anticipated salary of $3,538 per full-time month,  10 month position and benefits elegible

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree plus 1 year of coaching experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Requirements

Collegiate coaching experience preferably at the NCAA level.

Filing Deadline/Application Procedures

Applications must be submitted by June 24, 2014.

Applicants must submit a completed Faculty Application, along with a letter of interest, related resume, and three current professional references to:  

Softball Assistant Coach Search
M. Gordon Clarke Fieldhouse
California State University San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001


The University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of candidates in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran status.

Successful hires must have degree information verified through official transcripts or degree-verification services.

An offer of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.  Should the results of a background check not be successful, any offer will be withdrawn and/or employment terminated.  Falsification of information may also be cause for termination of employment, corrective action, or withdraw of offer of employment.  The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.  An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form.  Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.