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Sports Performance Coach

California State University-San Marcos
San Marcos

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job no: 513328
Work type: Non-Instructional Faculty (Coach/Counselor/Librarian)
Location: San Marcos
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Full Time, Coach (Non-instructional Faculty)


  • Term or AY: 1-year term for AY 2022-2023
  • Department: Athletics
  • California State University San Marcos is currently inviting applications for the position of Coaching Assistant, with the working title of Sports Performance Coach.

    Campus and Department Introduction

    Come join our campus located in North San Diego County just 10 miles east of the beautiful Pacific coast and less than 40 miles north of downtown San Diego. California State University San Marcos was founded as the 20th campus in the California State University system, which now has 23 campuses. We are a rapidly growing, diverse university with a commitment to employee training and development. Enrollment at California State University San Marcos has grown to over 16,000 and we have more than 48,000 California State University San Marcos alumni. We seek to hire the most talented, inspiring and dedicated professionals available.

    CSUSM Athletics is a member of NCAA Division II and our Intercollegiate Athletics teams compete in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference. The CCAA is a highly competitive conference made up of twelve California State Universities.

    Job Summary

    The coaching assistant, who will have the working title of Sports Performance Coach, will oversee the strength and conditioning program for all Intercollegiate Athletics sports teams in addition to but not limited to sports psychology and nutrition education. The Sports Performance Coach will work in conjunction with the head coaches and the sports medicine team to organize, design and implement strength, power, speed, and agility programs for our sports teams. The Sports Performance Coach is responsible for the day-to-day operations of a successful NCAA Division II strength and conditioning program while supporting academic achievement and student-athlete welfare.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • One year of paid NCAA DI or NCAA DII sports performance coach/strength and conditioning experience
  • Knowledge of NCAA compliance rules and regulations
  • No NCAA major violations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to maintain/obtain a California Driver’s License and campus defensive driving certification
  • Ability to maintain/obtain CPR, First Aid and AED certification
  • Per the California State University’s Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is prohibited from hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California. Working in the State of California is a condition of employment

  • Master’s Degree
  • Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups that relates to coaching responsibilities.

  • Anticipated salary based on $5,017 per full-time month. This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE, 12-month exempt position and is benefits eligible.

    To apply, please submit the following:

    • Your completed faculty application
    • Related resume
    • Contact information for three current references
    • Letter of interest

    Timeline: A review of applications will begin on May 2, 2022; however, the position will remain open until filled.

    The University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

    CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and was named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit Faculty Opportunities for more information.

    California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

    Per the California State University’s Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is prohibited from hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California. Working in the State of California is a condition of employment.

    This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

    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 in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised December 22, 2020 as a condition of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form. Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.

    CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy, can be found at CSU Covid Policy. Questions should be sent to the Office of Human Resources at [email protected].

    Advertised: April 18, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
    Applications close: Open until filled

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