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Head Women's Water Polo Coach (Coaching Specialist)

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Work type: Non-Instructional Faculty (Coach/Counselor/Librarian)
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Athletics, Temporary, Full Time

Position Summary

The Department of Athletics, utilizing the services of over 150 employees, is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at San Diego State University.  Currently, there are 18 sport programs, approximately 550 student-athletes, and 17 offices in the department.  The offices include the following:  The Aztec Club/Development, Administration, Athletic Medicine, Business Office, Compliance, External Corporate Sales, Equipment, Event Management/Facilities and Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Media Relations, Strength and Conditioning, Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Ticket Office, and Video.

Under the direction of the Senior Associate Athletic Director of Marketing and New Media, the Head Women’s Water Polo Coach will support and enhance the mission of the San Diego State University Athletic Department.  The incumbent will be responsible for the direction of the women’s water polo program, performing a variety of coaching functions related to the sport of water polo in the Athletic Department.  These coaching functions include, but are not limited to the following:  recruiting, administrative, coaching, counseling, teaching, staging, fund-raising, and public services.

For more information regarding Athletics, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits-eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2023, with the possibility for reappointment. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. 

The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree. 
  • Five years of  experience coaching and recruiting women’s water polo.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree. 
  • Six or more years’ experience coaching NCAA water polo, especially at the Division I level.
  • Division I head coaching experience.

Licenses and/or Certifications Required

  • Must possess and maintain certification in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and first aid.
  • Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certifications.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to

the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources. Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $7,900 per month.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,491 - $10,252 per month.

SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University system-wide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated for five months after their final dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or for two months after receiving the only dose of a single-dose vaccine. Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be considered fully vaccinated.

The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university’s secure online health portal prior to beginning work.  Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU’s COVID-19 testing program.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on July 5, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by July 4, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

University employees that have direct job responsibilities involving intercollegiate athletics are expected to have knowledge and understanding of NCAA, conference and University rules, policies and procedures governing intercollegiate athletics. Additionally, he or she is required to notify the appropriate personnel of any knowledge of, or should have known of, any violation or suspected violation of NCAA, conference, or University regulations.

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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Rachael Stalmann at rstalmann@sdsu.edu.

 

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