Men's Basketball Adjunct Head Coach and Kinesiology Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Job Posting TitleMen's Basketball Adjunct Head Coach and Kinesiology Adjunct Assistant ProfessorLocationLos Rios Community College District (District Office)Department LocationPosting NumberF00131PThe Institution

The Los Rios Community College District (LRCCD) is the second largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The district’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college’s main campus, the district offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.

The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work!

The district has approximately 4,000 employees throughout our four colleges and district office in dozens of different departments that provide welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees and community partners. Each and every district and college department strives for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and is focused on improving educational outcomes for the students we serve.

Our Vision
Our colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associate degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.

The Los Rios Community College District’s Human Resources Department is committed to diversity, equity, and to ensuring an inclusive, thriving environment for all of its employees, students, and surrounding communities. To that end, the Human Resources Department is intentional in recruiting, hiring, and retaining diverse employees, to reflect the diversity of our colleges’ student populations.

Position Summary

The Los Rios Community College District is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary part-time faculty teaching assignments. These positions are filled on an as needed basis and are on-going recruitment efforts.

Adjunct pools are open continuously and applicants are contacted/hired year round for assignments based on college needs.

Teaching assignments may include day, evening, on-line, hybrid, weekend, and/or off campus classes.

Assignment Responsibilities

General Responsibilities:
The adjunct faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of an adjunct faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.

The responsibilities included, but limited to;

Head coach duties include:
● Attending all Athletic Department meetings.
● Attending all BIG 8 coaches meetings for their sport.
● Annually submitting a request for travel, supplies and equipment to the Dean. This includes travel requests and to pay officials, entry fees, meal assistance, game management, and lodging.
● Maintaining an accurate account of all trust account activity and balance of said account. This includes coordinating and directing all sport specific fund raising activities.
● Reading, understanding and abiding by the current:

California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Constitution and Bylaws, the BIG 8 Constitution and Bylaws, the appropriate CCCAA Championship Handbook, the appropriate BIG 8 sport supplement, and the appropriate sport rule book as identified in the CCCAA Constitution and Bylaws. Head coaches shall also adhere to the rules and regulations of CRC and the Los Rios Community College District.

● Establishing regular staff meetings, realistic responsibilities and reliable procedures for assistant coaches as well as provide opportunities for assistants to use their talents.
● Establishing and maintaining positive public relations with colleagues, college faculty and staff, and community members including, students, parents, the press, the surrounding high schools and other interested parties.
● Managing their eligibility roster to be accurate at all times.
● Informing program participants (athletes and staff) of team rules including: conditioning; physical exam and athletic training requirements; practice attendance and participation rules; conduct and behavior expectations relative to practice, during competition, on trips, in the classroom, on campus and in the community; appropriate dress; drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco rules; relations with officials and opponents; sport, conference and state decorum rules and regulations; responsibility for actions; academic and athletic counseling requirements; and any other information the head coach and Athletic Director feels is pertinent.
● Keeping abreast of modern trend, techniques and strategies of coaching. This can be achieved by attending clinics, networking with colleagues, and regularly reading professional publications on their sport. Coaches should annually evaluate their present system with their assistant coaches and apply new trends when applicable.
● Providing an atmosphere of cooperation with all constituents. Be receptive to suggestions and give credit to those responsible for success.
● Communicating when appropriate with campus wide organizations such as: Campus PIO, ASG, the Connection (school newspaper), the SIO, etc. regarding their program.
● Cooperating with the Athletic Trainers on eligibility, physical examinations, insurance claims, medical help for injured athletes and respecting the decision by the trainer to hold out an athlete due to injury.
● Cooperating with the Athletic Counselor and the Study Center Coordinator on academic matters for their athletes. In addition, the Head Coach should be invested in the academic success of their athletes, review their grades, and help motivate them toward success.
● Cooperating with the Athletic Specialists for ordering and monitoring all uniforms and equipment. In addition, the Head coach should also have knowledge of current inventory of equipment and uniforms as well as replacement needs.
● Reporting scores in a timely manner to all score reporting areas. The Head Coach will cooperate with the Sports Information officer in maintaining an accurate website and score reporting as per department policy and CCCAA rules.
● Recruiting student athletes in the high schools within our recruiting area. The Head Coach will adhere to the recruiting rules established by the CCCAA especially in recruiting out-of-area athletes.
● Scheduling all contests within the guidelines established by the department, CCCAA and the BIG 8 conference.

● Planning, coordinating, supervising, and evaluating practices, games and related activities giving attention to each player’s mental and physical well-being.
● Attending all practices, trips and scheduled competitions including evenings and weekends. Head coaches must travel with their teams unless unusual circumstances arise and this must be cleared with the Dean.
● Practices/Games/Travel: Head Coaches are responsible for their team rules and informing students of behavioral expectations and consequences during practices, games, and travel. Coaches are expected to report behavioral problems to the Athletic Director.
● Taking responsibility to prepare the staff and each team member for competition. The Head Coach will maintain self-control, provide a model of sportsmanlike conduct in relation to players, officials, staff, spectators and the opponents, in accordance with Big 8 and CCCAA guidelines and rules.
● Maintaining adequate records, statistics, scores, etc. of game results and student athletes’ participation records and accomplishments. In addition, the Head Coach will promote the student athletes accomplishments when appropriate for awards and recognition.
● Providing an End-of-Season archival report to the Athletic Director at the conclusion of each competitive season.
● Contacting and communicating with athletes during the off-season.

Work YearN/AWork ScheduleTotal Hrs per Week/DaySpecial RequirementsMinimum Qualifications

1. Have a master’s degree from an accredited institution in Kinesiology, Physical Education, Exercise Science, Education with an emphasis in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Physiology of Exercise, or Adaptive Physical Education; OR, a 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; OR, hold a California Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline area; OR, the equivalent.*

2. Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

*Note: Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degrees listed above.

Application Instructions

Applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District adjunct faculty posting are required to complete fully and submit:

1. Los Rios Community College District Faculty Application (required)
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work * (graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts). NOTE: Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts. (required)
3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae (recommended)
4. Two letters of recommendation (recommended)
5. Letter of Interest (recommended)

*Note: Applications submitted without transcripts will be disqualified. Also individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.

Foreign transcript evaluations ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators.
Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Physical DemandsSalaryPlease see LRCCD Salary SchedulesAdditional Salary InformationNo additional salary information to note Posting Detail Information

Posting DateClosing DateOpen ContinuouslyYesBeginning and/or Ending Dates

Part-time, Assistant Professor Position. Adjunct pools are open continuously and applicants are contacted/hired year round for assignments based on college needs.

How and where to apply

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours. Submission of applications are by midnight of the posting closing date.


All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Quicklink Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Criminal History Verification and Release: I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form "Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime", P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed, copy and paste the provided link, for the form <a href="" target="_blank"></a> and attach the completed form to your application.
    • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
    • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
  2. Can you perform the essential functions of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Please indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Select the appropriate answer.
    • I possess the minimum qualifications for this discipline as listed on the job announcement. (Attach unofficial transcripts from an accredited college/university and/or evidence of job experience.)
    • I possess a valid California Community College Credential for this discipline. (Attach a copy of appropriate credential with application.)
    • I possess qualifications equivalent to those listed and have attached evidence. (To review Equivalency Process.)
    • I have previously been granted equivalency to teach this discipline by the Los Rios Community College District. (Attach the Equivalency Determination Form P-38 and transcripts.)
  4. Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • College Department
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed (
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Oakland
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Los Angeles
    • Community College Registry Online Job Board
    • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
    • CommunityCollegeJobs
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • EdJoin
    • Facebook (Campaign)
    • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
    • Glassdoor
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • HigheredJobs
    • Indeed
    • Instagram
    • Job Sites
    • Job Journal
    • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
    • LinkedIn
    • Los Rios Community College District Employee
    • Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
    • Los Rios Community College District Website
    • Professional Networks
    • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Builders Exchange
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
    • SacramentoWorks
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • ZipRecruiter
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2
  2. Unofficial Transcript 3
  3. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  4. Letter of Interest
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
  7. Equivalency Determination Letter (P-38 or Equivalency Request Statement)
  8. P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document




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Posted: 8/22/2019
Application Due: 8/28/2019
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