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San Diego Community College District
  • Position Number: 1293712
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Position Type: Health

Assistant Professor, Exercise Science (Emphasis on Football)

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date: 10/11/2018

Position Number: 001752

Location: San Diego Mesa College

Position Type:

The Position:
From San Diego Mesa College President Pamela Luster:
San Diego Mesa College seeks energetic and dedicated candidates to apply for faculty positions. The College is committed to academic excellence and diversity, equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students. As the Leading College of Equity & Excellence, we take responsibility for equitable outcomes and work together to create successful pathways for all of our students.
As the largest college in the San Diego Community College District, the institution enjoys a solid financial standing, state of the art facilities, and a world class faculty and staff. For 55 years, Mesa College has been on the leading edge, from offering a Community College Bachelor's Degree, to being the #1 California Community College to graduate students with an Associate Degree for Transfer in 2016.
We are adding new staff, faculty and administrators who, alongside our stellar colleagues, will lead us into the future. If this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, I encourage you to file an application for employment.

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor, Exercise Science, with an emphasis in Head Coach for Football assignment beginning Spring 2019. Assignment may include day, evening and/or Saturday classes. In addition, this pool may be used to fill identical vacancies that may occur during the current academic year.

Major Responsibilities:
The Assistant Professor, Physical Education position reports to the Dean, School of Exercise Science, Health Education, Dance and Athletics. The primary teaching responsibilities will be physical education, health education, fitness specialist, and/or other classes within the department as needed. Other professional assignments will include teaching, committee responsibilities, curriculum development, community outreach and other related duties as required or assigned. The coaching responsibilities will include leadership and direction for the football team, monitoring of student athletes academic progress, preparation of the sport budget, requesting appropriate transportation, arranging intercollegiate schedules, attending athletic department and conference meetings, promoting the football program with high school coaches and athletes, recruiting student athletes, participating in athletic department public relations and fundraising projects.

Masters in physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education, OR Bachelors in any of the above AND Masters in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy OR the equivalent. NOTE: All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications shall be from accredited institutions, unless otherwise specified.

Desired Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have: Academic preparation and teaching experience in exercise science, health education, and/or fitness specialist. Academic preparation and teaching experience in football theory classes. Coaching experience in football at high school level or above. Experience in organizing and conducting a successful recruiting program at the college level. Experience in developing and monitoring a budget. Knowledge and/or experience in designing strength and conditioning programs. A California Class B Drivers License or willingness to obtain one prior to the coaching season.

CPR/AED & First Aid certifications are recommended

Pay Information:
Class 1, Step A Class 6, Step C ($5,754.92 $7,754.42) per month based on the current AFT COLLEGE Faculty Tenured-Tenured Track Monthly Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code 87815, any required adjustment will be made with-in the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Assistant Professors earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

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