Adjunct - FY22 Women's Head Basketball Coach

Los Angeles Trade Technical College
Los Angeles, CA
Posted 60+ days ago
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LOS ANGELES SOUTHWEST COLLEGE

PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

PART-TIME POSITION

ADJUNCT – FY22 WOMEN'S HEAD BASKETBALL COACH (WALK-ON)

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is the largest community college district in the United States and one of the largest in the world. The LACCD is comprised of nine colleges serving all or part of more than 40 cities in Southern California and spanning a service area of 882 square miles. Its colleges offer instruction to 225,000 students, annually, in 600 associates' degree and 400 certificate of achievement programs in general, career-technical and transfer education, and contribute significantly to the economic and social well-being of its students, the regional economy and the greater Los Angeles area. For more information about the LACCD, please visit our website at www.laccd.edu.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC) is seeing a culturally competent and caring individual to bring a human approach to our athletes while instilling LASC's values through our athletics program.

Under the direction of the Athletic Director and the Vice President of Student Services, the Head Women's Basketball coach provides leadership, direction, and oversees all coaching for an intercollegiate Women's Basketball Program operating under the California Community College Athletic Association. Must adhere to LACCD's rules and regulations. Must support the student-athlete concept and demonstrate concern for the health, safety, and welfare of each student-athlete. Must support, encourage, and monitor student-athletes' academic progress. Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics. The position is for the 2021-2022 season but will require the candidate to begin student recruitment and practice immediately.

COLLEGE HISTORY

LASC is located in southwest Los Angeles, approximately 20 minutes south of downtown Los Angeles, 15 minutes east of the Pacific Ocean, and 10 minutes east of Los Angeles International Airport. Our areas of service include the cities of Los Angeles, Inglewood, Hawthorne, and Gardena. The smallest of nine colleges in the LACCD, LASC, home of the Cougars, is also the fiercest with a passion for social justice, community engagement, and supporting students to overcome all obstacles to achieve their personal and professional dreams. LASC continues to cultivate a culture of care, being intentional about diversity and student success. The College serves 100% students of color, predominantly African American and Latinx. Since its founding in 1967, LASC has been devoted to social justice, closing equity gaps, and being a leader within the community to create intentional social change. We pursue academic excellence in all levels and are devoted to empowering students to find their voices, their passions, and achieving the freedom to live the lives they want to live. We take pride in our high academic standards, our excellent programs and services, and our approach to meeting each unique student's personal needs to find success at LASC. With our amazing new facilities and continued pursuit of innovation, we hope you will consider joining our Cougar Family.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience, which must be directly related to the teaching assignment.
  • OR Associate's degree and six years of professional experience, which must be directly related to the teaching assignment.
  • A sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT COVID 19 VACCINATION:

Pursuant to LACCD Board of Trustee's Policy 2900, all students and employees must be fully or have an approved exemption. LACCD employees are required to provide their vaccination status in compliance with the LACCD Board of Trustees' policy. Newly hired employees will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to starting a position or, at the latest, by their position start date.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates must show a competence with the CCCAA athletic rules and regulations. Degrees in Education, Physical Education, Exercise Science or Kinesiology are encouraged.

Candidate should have prior coaching experience in athletics at the collegiate level and a high degree of commitment to the student-athletes of Los Angeles Southwest College. The selected coach should be highly organized, able to maintain accurate records, follow college processes, and have good interpersonal communication skills. They should possess the ability to motivate players through positive reinforcement, maintain healthy team morale, and instill the principles of discipline and good sportsmanship into their teams. At LASC, we approach our Athletes as human beings first, students second, and athletes third.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Standard duties expected of all part-time faculty include the performance of instructional, counselor or librarian duties as assigned, evaluation and assessment of student work including SLOs and PLOs, and submission of grades. In addition, part-time faculty are expected to participate in evaluations of their performance by administrators, peers and/or students. Part-time faculty may also have other opportunities to participate in campus events, professional development opportunities and college meetings, and are encouraged to be actively involved in the larger College or District community. Part-time faculty may be eligible to receive additional pay for additional assignments, and participation in campus or professional development events.
  • Coach and supervise the Women's Basketball team during practice and games.
  • Provide the organization, direction, and administration of the Women's basketball program, this includes recruiting of participants from diverse ethnic groups.
  • Work with Student Services Administration to ensure athlete eligibility in compliance with the CCCAA regulations
  • Have a current Class C Driver License and medical card, and/or comply with any new DMV policies and requirements. Travel to contests: be responsible for supervising the student-athletes during bus trips to contests; monitoring staff and student-athletes and ensuring the safety and welfare of all constituents.
  • Be current on CCCAA, South Coast Conference and Los Angeles Southwest College rules, policies and guidelines. This includes taking the CCCAA online test and completing the CCCAA Constitution and Bylaws In-Service every year.
  • Schedule contests and manage all coaching aspects of the WBB program.
  • Develop and execute a fundraising program for Women's Basketball.
  • Maintain active involvement with student activities, sports promotion and Athletic Department fundraising.
  • Support athletes with their academics and provide guidance to athletes on college processes
  • Develop an off-season strength and conditioning program.
  • Attend coaches (Conference, Regional and State), athletics and faculty meetings. Represent Los Angeles Southwest College and the Los Angeles Community College District in a professional manner.
  • Assignments may include weekends and/or evenings as well as holidays.
  • Develop curriculum and participate in other duties consistent with part-time faculty responsibilities.
  • Other Athletic related activities as assigned by the Athletic Director.

COMPENSATION

ANNUAL STIPEND at $14,500, plus compensation for Kinesiology course instruction each semester, based on class enrollment.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

Applications will be screened by the appropriate department representatives. Qualified applicants who best meet the needs of the college will be contacted for an interview.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants will be required to file the application using web-based software to create an applicant profile account, allowing documents to be saved and uploaded as attachments.

Please go to https://laccd.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=6&c=laccd to file the application. After review of application materials by selection committee(s), applicants will be contacted if selected for interview(s).

For consideration in the selection process, all interested applicants must submit the following:

  • Letter of interest that describes the applicant's interest in the position and details why the applicant is a good fit for the position;
  • Current resume that summarizes how the applicant meets the qualifications of the position;
  • Contact information for three (3) professional references;
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; if invited to interview, candidate should be prepared to provide official transcripts: Note: All degrees must be granted by an accredited college or university in the United States. Transcripts from a foreign institution must be submitted with an approved evaluation of equivalency from a foreign evaluation service approved by California Commission on Teaching Credentialing.
  • Verification of Experience letters on letterhead stationery; must show inclusive dates of assignments, state if full-time or part-time and indicate duties. If part-time, the number of paid hours worked per week, semester or year must be included. Uploaded as an 'Other Document' (Signed hard copies required if selected to interview).

For additional information, please contact Dr. Ralph Davis, Dean, Student Services at [email protected] or Rahmani Byley at [email protected]

Application materials will not be accepted by Fax, Mail or Email. Incomplete applications may be excluded from consideration. Equivalency determinations are not conducted for selection of adjunct faculty. For consideration, please complete the application and attach all required documents. For information on filing an application, please contact [email protected] . Employment is contingent upon verification of qualifications. LACCD and its Colleges reserve the right to modify and/or withdraw this position at any time. Final determination of part-time faculty assignments is contingent upon enrollment, funding and/or class availability.

Individuals protected by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request an accommodation in the selection/interview process with at least three business days prior notice. Documentation of the need for accommodation may be requested. For further information please contact Brittany Grice at 213 891 2000 or [email protected] .

Equal Employment Policy: The policy of the Los Angeles Community College District is to implement equal opportunity to all qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, medical condition (cancer related), sexual orientation, or veteran status. Positive action will be taken to ensure that this policy is followed in all personnel practices including recruitment, hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer, demotion, and treatment during employment rate of pay or other forms of compensation, selection fort raining, layoff or termination. A vigorous equal employment opportunity program will be maintained to ensure a diverse work force and to achieve expected representation of qualified members of under-represented groups through the implementation of specific result-oriented plans and procedures (Board Rule 101301).

Los Angeles Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is strongly committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce.

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