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PT Faculty POOL - Womens Lacrosse Head Coach
Coast Community College District in Costa Mesa, California
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Date Posted 01/04/2019
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled


Start Date: Spring 2019
Develop, promote, and coordinate all facets of Golden West College's Women's Lacrosse program. The Head Lacrosse coach provides leadership, direction, and oversees all coaching for an intercollegiate Lacrosse program operating under the California Community College Athletic Association. Assignment includes day, evening, and weekend duties.
Head Coach, Women's Lacrosse Responsibilities:


  1. Leading in all phases of coaching intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse at the community college level, including but not limited to the recruitment of quality college student-athletes; lead practice, competitions and games; enforce team policies and rules as well as college policies and rules, fundraising and community involvement.

  2. Recruitment of player, including scout, identify and recommend student athletes in such a manner that encourages diversity while maintaining a competitive atmosphere

  3. Budget development and management, practice/game management, monitor academic progress as well as social media supervision of student-athletes, build public relations, and conduct fundraising activities.

  4. The head coach is expected to perform all other job-related duties as assigned by the Athletic Director within the rules and regulations of the CCCAA, Orange Empire Conference, and Golden West College.

  5. May drive college vehicles or college leased vehicles to and from scheduled contests.

  6. Communicates with the Sports Information Director in a timely manner.

  7. Coordinates with Sports Medicine the care and reporting of incidents and injuries to the appropriate college and district personnel.

  8. Prepare a season summary and ensures nominations for student honors within conference, region and other athletic governing bodies are recommended and advocated.

  9. Must provide support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of the student-athletes.

  10. Maintain effective professional working relationship with student-athletes, staff, administrators, alumni and the general public with regularly scheduled media and public speaking engagements; develop community support for the program, and fundraising.

  11. Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.


Qualifications and Physical Demands

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Must meet one of the following qualifications under (a) through (d):

  1. Possess the California Community College Teaching Credential for this subject area.

  2. Bachelor's degree  or higher and two years of professional experience,

  3. OR  associate degree and six years of professional experience.

  4. OR, possess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above.  Candidates making application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency in addition to all other required materials.

2. Two (2) years of professional experience that is directly related to coaching Lacrosse.
3. Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • CPR and First Aid Certification

  • Valid driver license

Physical Abilities:
Requires the ability to function in a classroom, office, gymnasium or outdoor environment performing work of primarily active nature with requirement to to utilize large motor skills. Requires the ability to frequently carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body; involves sitting only occasionally, walking and standing are required regularly. Requires the ability to use hearing and speech to make presentations to groups and carry on conversations over the phone and in person. Requires speaking skills to communicate with staff and students in on-on-one and small group settings, on the phone, and to distinguish sound prompts from various types of equipment.  Requires near visual acuity to read printed materials and computer screens.  Requires sufficient hand/arm/finger dexterity to retrieve work materials, operate a personal computer keyboard, and operate standard office equipment. Requires the ability to lift, pull, push or move up to 25 pounds. Requires the ability to bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, turn/twist, balance, and reach overhead.

Working Conditions
Work is primarily performed on a Lacrosse field, classroom or office setting under general supervision and with appropriate climate controls. Travel, early morning, evening, and weekend work is required.

Desirable Qualifications:

  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong organizational skills.

  2. Evidence of the ability to actively recruit, plan, organize, and administer a Lacrosse program.

  3. Experience with student success programs in a community college setting.

  4. Knowledge of CCCAA and guidelines governing recruitment and retention of student-athletes.

  5. Six years of Lacrosse coaching experience; prefer two years as a head coach.

  6. Teaching experience preferred. 

  7. Ability to work collaboratively, fostering a cooperative work environment.


Conditions of Employment

Employment is on a part-time, temporary basis and contingent upon verification of employment history, background verification as governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in the United States, and approval by the CCCD Board of Trustees. The hours of work and effective date of employment will be arranged with the supervisor.
Placement on the Part-Time Faculty Pay Scale is determined by the applicant's education and experience.


  • Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining 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 Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX.  (Reference: BP/AP 5910)

  • The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individual's interested in advancing the District's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.


Additional Information


To be considered for employment you must submit a complete application packet. A complete application packet includes:

  1. A complete Coast Community College District Online Employment Application.

  2. A current resume 

  3. A Cover Letter/Letter of Application addressing the candidate's connection to the sport of Lacrosse and higher education as well as addressing how the candidate meets the desirable qualifications (upload as a separate attachment - PDF recommended).

  4. All unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts with degree posted

  5. Equivalency Request Form and supporting documentation (if applicable).  Candidates making application on the basis of equivalency must submit/upload an Application for Equivalency form (located at www.cccd.edu/employment) in addition to all other required materials (upload as a separate attachment - PDF recommended).

Candidates applying under Equivalency must complete and upload an Application for Equivalency, along with a narrative and supporting documentation, to their online employment application. Applications will be reviewed by the Equivalency Committee in that discipline area, as needed, to determine if Equivalency will be granted to the applicant, after which you will be notified.
·         Application for Equivalency (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader)
To see the Minimum Qualifications (MQ) for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges, please click on the link below.

·         California Community Colleges MQ Handbook (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader)
Who needs to apply for Equivalency? 

1) Candidates who are applying for faculty and/or academic administrator positions, but do not meet the Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader), may still apply to the position under an Equivalency. Applying on the basis of Equivalency means that the applicant feels they have a combination of education and/or experience that would be equivalent to the state minimum qualifications, allowing them to teach under the discipline. Candidates must complete and upload an Application for Equivalency, along with supporting documentation, to their online employment application. 

2) Candidates who are applying for faculty and/or academic administrator positions and their required degrees are not yet posted on their transcripts at the time of application must attach a completed Application for Equivalency to their online application.

**Candidates who are applying for faculty and/or academic administrator positions and are submitting foreign transcripts must also submit a U.S. evaluation and translation from a NACES member organization. Please attach these documents to your online application.**
·         NACES member organizations

Additionally, in order to establish salary/class placement of hired faculty with the Coast Community College District, unless the degree is a doctorate in the discipline being taught, the highest class placement will be calculated by the number of upper division/graduate units earned past a bachelor's/master's degree. When requesting foreign transcripts to be evaluated, it is the applicant/employee's responsibility to request to have the specific units evaluated as well (i.e., include the number of units earned per course and the level of the course taken [upper division, graduate, lower division, undergraduate, etc.]).

Note: The above information does not apply to Law degrees (J.D.). All J.D. degrees must be earned from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or the California Bar Association (CBA).

Additional Information:

  • Any foreign transcripts must include a U.S. evaluation and translation and be attached to the completed application.

  • Regulations governing employment procedures require a completed District online application form and other required documents as stipulated in the application instructions for all positions.

  • Carefully read all application instructions and complete all required documents.

  • Be sure to review your application for accuracy and completeness before submitting. Changes cannot be made to your online application after it has been submitted.

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is the applicant's responsibility to make sure all application fields and materials are complete.

  • Candidates will also be responsible for all travel expenses if selected for an interview, the Coast Community College District does not reimburse for candidate travel expenses.

  • All documents submitted with your District employment application become property of the Coast Community College District and will not be returned. (Do not send original transcripts, official documents, or other materials if you are not requested to do so).

  • Supplemental application materials and additional information may be requested. It is important to carefully read all the vacancy instructions and provide complete answers.

Disability Accommodations

If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify Human Resources by calling (714) 438-4714.

The Coast Community College District is a multi-college district that includes Coastline Community CollegeGolden West College, and Orange Coast College.  The three colleges offer programs in transfer, general education, occupational/technical education, community services and student support services.  Coastline, Golden West and Orange Coast Colleges enroll more than 60,000 students each year in more than 300 degree and certificate programs. 

Since its founding in 1947, the Coast Community College District has enjoyed a reputation as one of the leading community college districts in the United States.  Governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees, the Coast Community College District plays an important role in the community by responding to needs of a changing and increasingly diverse population.

Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Coast Community College District is committed to employing qualified administrators/managers, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to student learning and success. The Board recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students.  The Board is committed to hiring and staff development processes that support the goals of equal opportunity and diversity, and provide equal consideration for all qualified candidates.  The District does not discriminate unlawfully in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

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