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Women's Basketball Head Coach Physical Education/Kinesiology Adjunct Instructor

College of the Canyons
College of the Canyons, CA, CA

Availability needed: Valencia campus
Deadline to apply: The position is for the 2024-25 season, but will require the candidate to begin student recruitment in the Spring of 2024.

College of the Canyons seeks a part-time, non-tenured track Head Women’s Basketball Coach to lead the women’s basketball program and to teach fall, spring, and summer term classes. The successful candidate will report to the Dean of Kinesiology, Health & Wellness, Fitness and Athletics, and will be responsible for all aspects of planning, managing, and directing a successful Community College basketball program.

The position is open until filled. Your application will not be considered until all required documents have been received.

Example of Duties

  • Responsible for the management of all phases of the women's basketball program which include; recruiting, training, practicing, competition, scheduling, game-day preparation, fundraising, travel, and adhering to and enforcement of all policies and procedures of the CCCAA, WSC, and College of the Canyons.
  • Provides leadership and instruction in the academic, athletic, and personal development of the student athletes.
  • Promotes the academic progress of the student athletes by working closely with the counseling staff and Athletic Director.
  • Works collaboratively in the selection, purchase, and maintenance of the team equipment and supplies.
  • Supports the sports medicine staff to ensure student athlete welfare.
  • Provides daily work direction to assistant coaches and promote an atmosphere of compliance.
  • Assists athletes in academic and athletic preparation for transfer to four-year colleges.
  • Promotes College of the Canyons athletics in the community and develops and maintains a close working professional relationship with local high school coaches.
  • Maintains office hours and participates in department, division, and college committees and governance.
  • Participates in and implements departmental and college program reviewsQualifications and Minimum Requirements

    Possession of an unexpired California Community College Instructor Credential in coaching;
    OR- Any bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of full-time equivalent professional experience directly related to the faculty member’s teaching assignment or the equivalent;
    OR- Any associate degree and six (6) years of professional experience directly related to the faculty member’s teaching assignment or the equivalent.

    Please note:

  • Hiring committees review all complete, qualified application packets. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.
  • A teaching demonstration may be required at the interview stage.
  • From time to time the equivalencies accepted by departments change. If you are qualifying under an equivalency, please note that if hired you must qualify under the established minimum qualifications or department equivalency(ies) in place at the time of hire.
  • Further Details

    Assignments may include Monday through Friday (day and evening), as well as Saturday classes.

    The successful candidate will be hired as an adjunct professor and be assigned a 10 TLU class load in the Fall and Spring and a 9 TLU class load in the Summer paid at the contractual hourly rate*. This position will also receive an annual stipend in the amount of $15,000.

    *Adjunct Salary Rate: Initial placement starting at $88.30 per hour. (Click HERE to view Academic Adjunct Salary Schedule).

    Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential/transcripts, background fingerprint clearance, tuberculosis screening, proof of eligibility to work in the United States (College of the Canyons hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States) and Board of Trustees approval as required.

    All materials listed below are required to be considered for an interview. Applicants are encouraged to apply online by visiting our website at All application materials must be uploaded online or received by the Human Resources Department, located in the University Center, Suite 360. College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, California 91355. If you require assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 362-3427 or for hearing impaired TTY/TDD (661) 362-5178.

  • District ACADEMIC Application.
  • Current detailed resume summarizing education and experience.
  • Complete College transcripts verifying educational degree(s) and/or coursework required for the position. Unofficial or copies of transcripts may be submitted for application purposes (please include both the front and back of ALL transcript pages); however, official transcripts must be submitted at the time of hiring. Copies of college diplomas are not acceptable in lieu of transcripts. Important note on minimum education requirements: Units and/or degree(s) earned must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the American Council on Post-Secondary Education. The candidate is responsible for providing equivalency evaluation recognized by the District for degrees and/or units earned outside the United States, degrees from a college or university not accredited by an agency recognized by the American Council on Post-Secondary Education, or if degree is not in the exact discipline required. For your convenience, we accept any company who is a current member of NACES.
  • Letters of professional reference are optional.

  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the official application packet is fully and correctly completed. All materials submitted become the property of the District. Materials will not be returned, copied or considered for other openings. Complete applications will be kept on file for two (2) years from the date the application is initially received.


    Positions are open until filled. The above position represents the anticipated need for the upcoming semester(s) or the applicant pool. The department may review materials at any time based on enrollment needs and the Human Resources Office will contact selected applicants for the interview process. Only completed application packets that meet the minimum qualifications or established equivalency will be considered.

    Qualified applicants who successfully complete the selection and interview process will be placed in the applicant pool and may be eligible for adjunct employment with the District anytime within the next 36 months.

    The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.

    Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3428.

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