Head Coach, Women's Gymnastics

San Jose, CA
Jul 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 24643
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Code: 3312
Department: Women's Gymnastics


Classification: Administrator II
Anticipated Hiring Salary: Commensurate with experience
FLSA status: Exempt

San Jose State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on programs available, please visit http://www.sjsu.edu/hr/benefits/

About the Position

The Gymnastics Head Coach will report directly to the Senior Associate Athletics Director. The incumbent will be a positive energetic leader with the ability to teach, motivate, and recruit student athletes. This position is primarily responsible for coordinating all aspects of an NCAA Division I gymnastics program including, but not limited to, managing day-to-day operations; recruiting academically and athletically qualified student athletes; practice and competition preparation and coaching; scheduling; budget management; hiring and supervising assistant coaches; assisting with fund raising and adherence to NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations; and developing positive relationships with faculty, staff, students, media, alumni and boosters while interacting successfully with department personnel and the University community.

This is a position in the CSU - Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as: Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention Program. The person hired for this position may be required to complete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordance with Title V of the California Code of Regulations.

Education and Experience

-Bachelors Degree and / or equivalent experience
-Three years collegiate or club coaching

Preferred Qualifications

-Three years of coaching at the Division I level

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

-Strong oral and written communication skills.
-Ability to speak publicly without difficulty.
-Strong commitment to the retention and academic achievement of student athletes.
-Demonstrated skill in training and instructing collegiate student-athletes.
-Successful collegiate coaching and recruiting experience.
-Knowledge of current coaching methodology.
-Advance knowledge and experience in managing intercollegiate sport team that includes exercising independent discretion and judgment.
-Excellent track record as an administrator adhering to policy and procedures.
-Ability to assist in the management of operational and grant-in-aid budgets.
-Knowledge and understanding of the collegiate model of intercollegiate athletics.
-Knowledge of and proficiency in NCAA rules and regulations.
-Ability to analyze situations and develop solutions.
-Ability to act as a mentor.
-Sensitivity to equity and diversity issues.
-Willingness and ability to participate in fundraising, revenue development, and budget development.
-Experience in organizing and motivating student athletes to maximum performance levels.
-Ability to work, communicate, and develop rapport with students, alumni, administration and community groups.
-Possession of a California Drivers License.
-Ability to hire, train, evaluate, supervise, and train employees.

Posting Date

July 12, 2018

Application Screening

Application Screening begins July 26, 2018
Applications received before that date will receive first consideration.

This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

Required Application Material:

Letter of Interest- PDF
List of References-PDF

Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.

Note To Applicant

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a driminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San Jos State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Statement

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

Contact Information

One Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0046
Phone: 408-924-2250


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