Part-Time Womens Water Polo Coach (Pool)

San Mateo
Mar 16, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Part-Time Womens Water Polo Coach (Pool)

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014178F

Department: Human Resources DIST (DEPT)

Location: District Office

Position Number: PTF093

Percentage of Full Time: Varies

Months per Year: other

Salary Range: -

Position Type: Faculty

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD) values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

SMCCCD seeks employees who value working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve success. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create integrated, interdisciplinary learning experiences. SMCCCD faculty members are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods as appropriate to the discipline.

Reporting to the Dean of Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance, the Women's Water Polo Coach is a part-time faculty position in the Athletic Department. The assignment entails coaching the Women's Water Polo team and all aspects related to the water polo program.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a Bachelor’s degree plus two years of coaching experience OR an Associate’s degree plus six years of coaching experience, OR the equivalent (see below)
• Experience coaching water polo at the youth, club, high school, community college, or four-year college level
• Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff
• Ability to work as a member of a team and collaborate with the Dean, Administrative Assistant, Athletic Trainers, Instructional Aide and all colleagues on campus to support students and develop a strong Intercollegiate Women’s Water Polo Program
• Ability to mentor students effectively and be a role model in terms of behavior, decorum, and ethics
• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License or ability to obtain one

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Successful experience in coaching at the club level or higher
2. Demonstrated ability to recruit
3. Demonstrated ability in managing the various aspects of a water polo program, including, but, not limited to, academic advisement, budget, coaching, compliance, evaluation, facilities, fundraising, marketing, operations, scheduling, and student support
4. Ability to plan and direct the conditioning, training, practice, match, and behavioral conduct of all student-athletes in the program
5. Demonstrated ability to coach, develop, and promote an intercollegiate water polo program
6. Evidence of continued professional development or involvement in the sport of women’s water polo
7. Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff
8. Ability to communicate effectively with all people, including persons of diverse cultures and language groups and people who have disabilities
9. Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with others in a team environment
10. Ability, interest, and willingness to develop and maintain working relationships with club, high school, and four year coaches so as to recruit, retain, and matriculate student-athletes
11. Willingness to work with students having a wide range of skills, motivation, athletic, academic, or vocational goals
12. Ability to evaluate collegiate level athletic prospects
13. Familiarity with current guidelines governing Intercollegiate Women’s Water Polo (CCCAA, NCAA, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications: • Master’s degree or above in exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education, OR Bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND a Master’s degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy


First Review Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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