The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is the largest community college district in the United States and one of the largest in the world. The LACCD is comprised of nine colleges serving all or part of more than 40 cities in Southern California and spanning a service area of 882 square miles. Its colleges offer instruction to 225,000 students annually, in 600 associates' degrees and 400 certificates of achievement programs in general, career-technical and transfer education, and contribute significantly to its students' economic and social well-being regional economy the greater Los Angeles area. For more information about the LACCD, please visit our website at www.laccd.edu.
The LACCD is accepting applications for Adjunct Head Men's Soccer positions at our colleges for the 2024 Academic School Year. The purpose of this posting is to create a pool of qualified applicants so that when there is an actual opening at one of our colleges, the college can then begin its review process by reviewing those applicants. If you have applied to previous pools in this discipline, you will need to apply to this pool to continue to be considered.
The LACCD is seeking dynamic, motivated, and diverse candidates for part-time faculty positions to engage and educate our students. Successful candidates will collaborate, communicate and work as professionals with students, staff, faculty, and administrators. Applicants with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply.
During completion of the adjunct application, applicants will have the opportunity to indicate which of LACCD's colleges are of interest for employment. Qualified applicants may be offered an interview with Kinesiology/Athletic Department members at one or more of LACCD's 9 colleges. For college locations, please visit the Our Colleges page at http://laccd.edu/About/Pages/Our-Colleges.aspx. The final determination of part-time Coaching Assignments is contingent upon enrollment, funding, and class.
Under the direction of the Athletic Director and the Vice President of Student Services, the Head Men's Soccer coach provides leadership, direction, and oversees all coaching for an intercollegiate Men's Soccer Program operating under the California Community College Athletic Association. Must adhere to Los Angeles Community College District rules and regulations. Must support the student-athlete concept and demonstrate concern for the health, safety, and welfare of each student-athlete. Must support, encourage, and monitor student-athletes academic progress-additional duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
The position is for the 2024 season but will require the candidate to begin student recruitment and practice immediately. There is a summer off-season conditioning class that the successful candidate will start teaching.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be culturally responsive in interactions with students, faculty, staff, and community members who span diverse languages, nationalities and ethnicities, socio-economic levels, ages, identities, abilities, and educational experiences.
Recruitment of players- scout, identify and recommend student-athletes in such a manner that encourages diversity while maintaining a competitive team.
Instructional- standard instructional responsibilities for classes in the Athletics Department: classroom instruction, development and assess student learning outcomes, class roster management and timely submission of grades, and other duties as an instructor.
Academic success of student-athletes - monitor the academic progress of student-athletes and assist in ensuring academic success.
Rules compliance - manages the men's soccer program in full compliance with CCCAA, LACCD Board rules and administrative regulations, and the Athletics Department policies and procedures.
Athletic Operations- scheduling contests, plan and supervise practices, games, and travel, assist in hiring assistant coaches.
Community and college involvement - perform public relations functions positively promoting athletes to the media, alumni, and community. Work collaboratively with college administration to cultivate and encourage donor relations to ensure the fundraising efforts are successful. Maintain positive relationships with all feeder programs.
Fiscal management- conduct fundraising activities for the men's soccer program as needed in collaboration with the Athletic Department.
Attend department meetings.
Other athletic related activities as assigned by the Athletic Director.
Bachelor's degree and two years of full-time professional experience, which must be directly related to the teaching assignment; OR
Associate's degree and six years of full-time professional experience, which must be directly related to the teaching assignment;
A sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of district faculty, staff, and students.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT COVID 19 VACCINATION:
Pursuant to LACCD Board of Trustee's Policy 2900, all students and employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption. LACCD employees are required to provide their vaccination status in compliance with the LACCD Board of Trustees' policy. Newly hired employees will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to starting a position or, at the latest, by their position start date.
Degrees in Education, Physical Education, Exercise Sciences, or Kinesiology are encouraged but not required.
Experience with the student success programs in a community college setting;
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
US Soccer National 'C' coaching license or higher, or a 'C' UEFA Diploma or higher;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
Ability to understand, follows, and enforces safety procedures;
Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the specified sports program;
Knowledge of athletic recruitment methods and techniques;
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management;
Ability to lead and guide student-athletes in area of specialty;
Knowledge of CCCAA and guidelines governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes;
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment;
Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments;
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
This position is paid at the contractual hourly rate during the season of competition for one 10-standard teaching hours class, plus a stipend in the amount of $14,500 for the Fall Semester and two 3-standard hour off-season conditioning classes paid at the contractual adjunct rate. There is the possibility of additional hourly work for candidates that meet specific requirements to work in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Athletics.
Applicants will be required to file the application using web-based software to create an applicant profile account, allowing documents to be saved and uploaded as attachments.
For consideration in the selection process, all interested applicants must submit the following:
Letter of interest that describes the applicant's interest in the position and details why the applicant is a good fit for the position;
Current resume that summarizes how the applicant meets the qualifications of the position;
Contact information for three (3) professional references;
Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; if invited to interview, candidate should be prepared to provide official transcripts: Note: All degrees must be granted by an accredited college or university in the United States. Transcripts from a foreign institution must be submitted with an approved evaluation of equivalency from a foreign evaluation service approved by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing.
Verification of Experience letters on letterhead stationery; must show inclusive dates of assignments, state if full-time or part-time and indicate duties. If part-time, the number of paid hours worked per week, semester or year must be included. Uploaded as an Other Document' (Signed hard copies required if selected to interview).
Application materials will not be accepted by Fax, Mail or Email. Incomplete applications may be excluded from consideration. Equivalency determinations are not conducted for the selection of adjunct faculty. For consideration, please complete the application and attach all required documents. For additional information, please contact AcademicJobs@email.laccd.edu. Employment is contingent upon verification of qualifications. LACCD and its Colleges reserve the right to modify and/or withdraw this position at any time. The final determination of part-time faculty assignments is contingent upon enrollment, funding and/or class availability.
Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request an accommodation in the selection/interview process with at least three business days prior notice. Documentation of the need for accommodation may be requested.
Equal Employment Policy: The policy of the Los Angeles Community College District is to implement equal opportunity to all qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related), sexual orientation, or veteran status. Positive action will be taken to ensure that this policy is followed in all personnel practices, including recruitment, hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer, demotion, and treatment during employment rate of pay or other forms of compensation, selection fort raining, layoff, or termination. A vigorous equal employment opportunity program will be maintained to ensure a diverse workforce and to achieve the expected representation of qualified members of underrepresented groups through the implementation of specific result-oriented plans and procedures (Board Rule 101301).
Los Angeles Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is strongly committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce.
LACCD has served as educator to more than three million students for over 77 years. The Mission of the Los Angeles Community College District is to foster student success for all individuals seeking advancement, by providing equitable and supportive learning environments at our nine colleges. The District empowers students to identify and complete their goals through educational and support programs that lead to completion of 2 or 4-year degrees, certificates, trans, transfer, or career preparation.