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Assistant Softball Coach (REVISED ANNOUNCEMENT effective 06/14/2019)

  • 12 months
  • College: Student Affairs
  • Department:  Athletics

California State University San Marcos is currently inviting applications for the position of Coaching Assistant, 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 17,000 and we have more than 42,000 California State University San Marcos alumni.  We seek to hire the most talented, inspiring and dedicated professionals available.                                                                                                         

Our softball program began back in fall 2006. Today, we are an NCAA Division II official member and we compete in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference.  The CCAA is a highly competitive conference made up of twelve California State Universities and UCSD.

Job Summary

The coaching assistant, who will have the working title of Assistant Softball Coach, will assist the head coach with the day-to-day operations of our successful NCAA Division II softball program.  This includes, but is not limited to, recruiting, preparation for practice and competition scheduling, team travel organization, assisting the head coach with the athletic scholarships process, compliance with all NCAA rules, and student-athlete welfare.  The assistant coach will work with the academic support services staff in fostering academic success for all student-athletes including graduation rates and retention of student-athletes. 

SALARY

  • Anticipated salary based on $4,706 per full-time month then pro-rated for time base.   This is a part-time, .50 FTE, 12-month exempt position and is benefits eligible.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • One competitive season of NCAA DI or DII softball coaching experience
  • No NCAA major violations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to maintain/obtain a California Driver’s License and campus defensive driving certification
  • Ability to maintain/obtain CPR, First Aid and AED certification

PREFERRED

  • Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups that relates to coaching responsibilities.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in developing pitchers.

FILING DEADLINE/APPLICATION PROCEDURES

  • First review of applications will be July 5, 2019.  

APPLICATION

To apply, please submit the following to athleticsjobs@csusm.edu:

 Or mail to:

Assistant Softball Coach Search
Todd Snedden, Associate Director of Athletics
M. Gordon Clarke Fieldhouse
California State University San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
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.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for more information.

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.

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks, NCAA major violations history and criminal record checks.  An offer of appointment is contingent upon a successful background check including a criminal records check and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

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 CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) 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.