POSITION TITLE: Assistant Coach Pool (all sports)
DEPARTMENT: The program of Intercollegiate Athletics is organized and conducted as an integral part of the total educational program of the University. Academic excellence and athletic accomplishments go hand in hand at Sacramento State. There are three separate and
unique missions in this program: to contribute to the educational objectives of the University; to provide a healthy, competitive athletic experience to individual student-athletes; to serve as a public relations vehicle within the community.
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics offers both academic courses and an intercollegiate athletics program. Academic courses offer the opportunity for individuals to gain knowledge and understanding in a particular area of expertise related to intercollegiate athletics.
Sacramento State has made a strong commitment to the achievement of national excellence at the NCAA Division I level. It also is committed to maintaining an equitable program between men and women.
Sacramento State has made a strong commitment to the achievement of national excellence at the NCAA Division I level. It also is committed to maintaining an equitable program between men and women. Intercollegiate Athletics are members of the Big Sky,
Big West, Western Athletic Conference, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation and American Athletic Conferences. http://hornetsports.com/landing/index
Responsibilities of Assistant Coaches at Sacramento State vary by sport and classification. These may include:
• Recruit academically and athletic ally qualified, full-time student-athletes to participate in the program.
• Plan, organize and facilitate the on-going development of practices, competitions and the athletic programming/activities of the program in order to build a cohesive and competitive program.
• Teach and lead student-athletes including a demonstrated ability to work with a diverse, academically selective student population.
• Promote student development activities that include team bonding and study program in support of academic progress and graduation of student-athletes.
• Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, in accordance with N CAA, Conferences, and California State University, Sacramento rules and regulations.
• Work schedule will include evenings and weekends.
- Bachelor’s Degree, from an accredited institution of higher education;
- 1-5+ years’ of experience coaching in sport applying to;
- Knowledge of NCAA Rules and regulations;
- Proven ability to establish good rapport and effective working relationships with student-athletes, administrators, faculty, staff and the community;
- Sound judgement, discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality;
- Knowledge of the respective sports' skills, strategies, and teaching progressions;
- Possession of a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record at the time of appointment. Before operating a vehicle on state business, the applicant must complete and sign the University’s vehicle use agreement;
- Ability to work during normal business hours, evenings, and weekends
- Demonstrated ability to advance the Athletic Department and University toward diversity and gender equity.
- 1+ years’ of experience coaching given sport at the collegiate level;
- 1+ years’ of experience coaching given sport at the Division I level
Applications will be reviewed as vacancies occur. Applicants will be asked to indicate which sport(s) they are qualified to coach. In addition, applicants must upload:
- A cover letter
- A resume/CV
- Transcript showing highest degree earned
This pool will be refreshed annually and applicants will be notified when to reapply each year in order to remain in consideration for any openings.
Questions about specific sports, openings, or other details of being an assistant coach maybe directed to the Department of Athletics at (916) 278-6481.
OTHER SPECIFICS ABOUT THE POSITION:
Appointments will be made as one of two classifications (Coaching Specialist or Coaching Assistant) depending upon contract length and rate of pay. Regardless of classification, the working title of this position shall be Assistant Coach.
Assistant Coach appointment is considered a FLSA exempt position that may qualify for full benefits and may have a less than full-time time-base. However, the number of hours worked per week throughout the period of employment will vary depending on needs of the department, and exempt employees do not receive overtime pay. Appointment is non-tenured and renewable annually dependent upon satisfactory performance, budget considerations, enrollment, and programmatic need.
About Sacramento State
Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.
As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.
To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.
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