San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Review of applications will be as needed, and on a continuous basis thereafter. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This recruitment will be used to establish a pool of candidates for current and future full-time, temporary appointments. Appointments to "head coach" positions, such as Head Football Coach, Defensive Coordinator and Offensive Coordinator are in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP). Assistant Coaches may be in the MPP or in Bargaining Unit 3, which is governed by the collective bargaining agreement between the California Faculty Association and the California State University system. Work schedule to be arranged.
Coaches perform a variety of coaching functions related to the sport of football in the Athletic Program at San Diego State University. These functions include but are not limited to: administration, recruiting, coaching, student advising, game management, fund raising, public relations, and teaching. Assist in organizing and administering appropriate pre-season, season, and post-season programs necessary for a quality football program. Assess talent of prospective student-athletes. Initiate and maintain communications with prospective student-athletes. Work with Academic Support Services regarding eligibility and academic progress of team members.
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Compensation and Benefits
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Successful recruiting and coaching experience.
Comprehensive knowledge of all coach responsibilities and NCAA rules and regulations. Ability to successfully teach football skills and fundamentals. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships on campus and in the community and ability to organize/motivate student-athletes to maximum performance level in sports and academic achievement.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Master's degree. Division I coaching experience.
Valid California driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire. Compliance with all NCAA, conference, and San Diego State University rules, policies and procedures is of paramount importance to the university. All position responsibilities should be carried out in full compliance with all such rules and regulations.
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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 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.