Filing Deadline: Monday, May 17th, 2021 SANTA ROSA JUNIOR COLLEGE HAS AN IMMEDIATE NEED FOR AN ADJUNCT (PART-TIME) HEAD WOMEN'S SOFTBALL COACH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Santa Rosa Junior College is currently accepting applications to establish a pool for adjunct faculty assignments. Adjunct assignments may be temporary, part-time and/or on-call and may be immediate or as needed. This job posting is not for a specific assignment or for a full-time faculty position, but rather for a pool of candidates who may be considered for part-time teaching or allied faculty assignments. Allied faculty include counselors, librarians, work experience faculty and other assignments. We are seeking equity-minded faculty who are committed to educating our diverse student population. SRJC supports equal access for all students and multi-ethnic global perspectives and cultural competencies. We value diversity that supports honesty and integrity in an environment of collegiality and mutual respect and compassion that includes civic engagement opportunities that contribute to real world problem solving and empathy to identify the challenges and address the needs of others. Candidates must have demonstrated instructional skills to join our outstanding team of faculty, staff and administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students.
ABOUT SRJC: Santa Rosa Junior College is an institution that has been a part of the community for more than 100 years, located in Sonoma County, California. Sonoma County is rich in history, beauty, and culture; it is one of the finest places to live on earth. Over 1.7 million students have attended SRJC in its more than 100-year history, many of whom are drawn to the college for its academic excellence, superb faculty and staff, comprehensive student services and beautiful grounds. At SRJC, we value learning that includes:
Excellent and innovative instruction and support services;
A learning- and learner-centered environment;
A welcoming physical environment;
Equity-minded faculty and staff with a caring and supportive attitude among faculty and staff;
Access to programs and courses that lead to transfer and/or gainful employment.
Access to lifelong learning opportunities
SRJC is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism. We are a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community and supporting of all diverse groups. In 2019 and 2020, SRJC received the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. This award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. SRJC was the only California Community College recipient of this award. The ideal candidate will share SRJC's commitment to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.
Essential Functions Under the general supervision of the Dean of Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance, the Head Women's Softball Coach provides comprehensive leadership over the Women's Softball team in terms of California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Compliance, recruiting, ensuring academic progress toward degree, as well as all other aspects of the intercollegiate sport program for Women's Softball including, but not limited to: planning and executing practice, training, and supervising student-athletes; scheduling athletic contests and arranging transportation; preparing budgets; maintaining athletic equipment, supplies and facilities; and enforcing district, college, and CCCAA rules and student requirements. Coaching assignments may include day, evening, and weekend classes, on and off campus responsibilities.
Provide instruction, mentoring, and coaching to student athletes in the skills, techniques, and competitive strategies necessary for individual and team achievement of athletic standards of performance; evaluate individual and team performance and refine individual and team strategies throughout the season.
Lead in planning and scheduling competitions, tournaments, and events in collaboration with coaches within and outside of the conference and in concert with academic schedules, District policy, and California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA)/Big 8 Conference regulations; distribute schedules to student-athletes, department personnel, and campus media personnel; collect and report subject sport statistics.
Establish and maintain safety standards to protect student-athletes, equipment, materials, and facilities; demonstrate techniques of movement and body mechanics that prevent injuries; provide immediate assistance to injured student-athletes; document injuries and submit recordkeeping reports as required.
Create a positive atmosphere for the student-athletes; support academic progress, retention, and matriculation of student-athletes through mentoring activities; refer student- athletes to support services, programs, resources, and other professionals as appropriate; maintain confidential student-athlete information.
Lead in recruiting, in compliance with CCCAA regulations, to identify and attract promising student-athletes; provide referrals to prospective student-athletes to academic and student services as appropriate; maintain contact with prospective student-athletes and provide prompt follow-up to inquiries from potential student-athletes.
Ensure program compliance within the subject sports program with CCCAA regulations; establish and monitor effective procedures to ensure staff and student athletes comply with such requirements; communicate the disciplinary or corrective consequences of violations as set forth in the provisions of enforcement procedures; report violations of regulations to the Dean.
Promote interest and attendance at athletic events; lead in fund-raising efforts for the program.
May serve as a lead worker to other departmental staff.
Maintain competency with respect to knowledge of CCCAA and Big 8 Conference rules
Initiate and maintain a team program that is consistent, reasonable, and effective for the student-athlete and the team
Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge in the subject sport
Deliver coaching instruction in various learning styles
Exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, disability and ethnic background of community college students
Integrate current and emerging instructional delivery technologies into the learning process to enhance teaching and the educational experience
Demonstrate safe and appropriate use of athletic equipment
Maintain a positive and professional relationship with students, athletes, alumni, the media and college sports fans
Maintain professional standards that protect student confidentiality
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing using tact, patience, and courtesy
Establish and maintain effective working relationships, both on and off-campus
Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action
Demonstrate commitment to professional excellence and continuous growth within subject field or discipline
Administer basic first aid
Physical Abilities: Strength, agility, or athletic skill to demonstrate skills to student-athletes
Operate computers and other office equipment and technology
Communicate to exchange information
Principles, techniques, and methods of subject sport
Current theory and practice within the subject discipline
Principles and best practices of effective teaching
Learning theories, both pedagogical and andragogical
Student learning outcomes and methods of assessment
Community college curricula
Community and campus resources, services, programs, and professionals available to students
First aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
Methods of gathering, analyzing, and preparing data
Modern computing technology
Record keeping techniques with regard to student and team performance, attendance, and progress
Appropriate course outlines
Provide excellent instruction and faculty support to students, which may include evening, weekend, online or hybrid and/or off-campus assignments.
Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours.
Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff
Maintain currency in field(s) of expertise.
Adjunct faculty focus primarily on providing instruction and/or student services. Adjunct faculty are typically not required to participate in District or department service such as committee work, evaluations, student learning outcomes assessment, and hiring committees, but may be asked to perform these services for additional compensation.
The examples of additional duties listed above are representative of those that must be met by a faculty member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
SELECTION PROCESS: Candidates who are recommended for the pool after committee interviews will be added to the pool for disciplines interviewed and deemed qualified for (screening/interviewing committees will confirm disciplines that candidates are qualified for). Applications are accepted for adjunct faculty pools on a continuous basis. If the department has an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, they will review applications. If the department does not have an immediate need to add candidates to their pool, applications remain in the queue for consideration until the need arises, or for up to one year. If selected for interview, candidates will be invited to interview with a Screening and Interviewing Committee. The Committee may include representatives consisting of Faculty, Administrators, and Classified Professionals. Students may also participate in the committee selection process as determined by the Screening and Interviewing Committee. For candidates who are recommended for the pool, references will be checked at any point beyond the committee interview. If selected for the pool, candidates remain in the pool for four years.
DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION: The Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance (KAD) Department offers a comprehensive, well-rounded program which meets the needs of our varied student population. The department offers both an Associate's of Arts and Associate's of Science degree in Physical Education. A wide variety of activity classes accommodate students ranging in age from high school students to senior adults. Our numerous class offerings provide for a full complement of lecture based courses in kinesiology, activity classes, as well as 20 varsity intercollegiate sports.
Required for Coaching:Bachelor's Degree AND two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) Kinesiology (Physical Education) teaching or coaching experience; OR an Associate's degree AND six years of full- time (or part-time equivalent) Kinesiology (Physical Education) Kinesiology (Physical Education) teaching or coaching experience; OR the equivalent; OR a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Physical Education. Candidates must have proof of current CPR with AED and First Aid certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association. Currency of certifications must be maintained with no lapse. (CPR with AED and First Aid Certification must be completed by the start of assignment but is not necessary to qualify for interview.
A sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications exactly as listed above for disciplines of interest, or they must file for equivalency in order to be considered. Candidates who are requesting equivalency consideration are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at the time of application. Please contact Maria Padilla - email@example.com or Shauna Malvino- firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preferred: Demonstrated commitment to valuing and promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.
In order to be considered for this adjunct faculty pool, applicants must provide the following:
A completed Santa Rosa Junior College/GovernmentJobs.com Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note resumes are not a substitute for completing the "Work Experience" section of the employment application. Applications will be considered incomplete if no work experience is listed, or if other required application fields are missing or incomplete.
Contact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.
A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the adjunct faculty pool, including how you meet the minimum and preferred requirements and are qualified to perform the essential functions as listed in this section of the job posting.
A 500-word response to the diversity prompt below:
Please provide two or three examples of your ideas and/or experiences in creating, modifying, and/or performing one or more of the following to meet the needs of a diverse student population:
Training, background, coursework and/or professional development;
6. Copies of transcripts of all college-level coursework, including confirmation of degrees. If selected for the pool, official transcripts must be submitted prior to employment. Unofficial copies (both sides) will be accepted if the unofficial document includes a seal, watermark, or other proof that the document was provided by an educational institution.
If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Information on Foreign Degree Requirements
SRJC only accepts foreign transcripts that have been evaluated by a credential evaluation service accredited by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). For a full list of accepted evaluation services, please see NACES.
7. If you do not possess minimum qualifications as noted under the Minimum Qualifications Section of the job posting, you must complete and attach the Faculty Equivalency Application(Download PDF reader) and supporting documents, including narrative synopsis, to your employment application in order to be considered. Information on SRJC Faculty Equivalency Procedures 8. If applicable, copy of California Community College Credential (both sides).9.Current DMV Printout verifying a good driving record 10. Copy of current CPR/Adult Certificate PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Starting Hourly Rate: Please see our hourly salary schedules or contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
For Unit A (AFA) Faculty, salary placement may be based on academic background, vocational experience, and teaching experience depending on discipline and as documented in application materials. Initial Step placement will be at Step 1 pending evaluation of experience as outlined in the AFA Contract Article 27:Salary Placement (Download PDF reader)
Sick Leave Accrual: Adjunct faculty accrue sick leave on a pro-rated basis.
Santa Rosa Junior College does not reimburse candidates for expenses related to adjunct faculty interviews. Requests for remote interviews or other accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.
The office is located in the Bussman Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.
Due to COVID-19, the Human Resources staff are working remotely until further notice.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States;
Must be fingerprinted in California and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
Within 6 months of employment, must complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter.
Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure) Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. Link to read or obtain a full copy of this report. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by visiting the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.
Non Discrimination The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non- discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities-- including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics--and application for District employment.
VISION: SRJC aspires to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person. MISSION: SRJC passionately cultivates learning through the creative, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic and ethical development of our diverse community.
We focus on student learning by preparing students for transfer; by providing responsive career and technical education; and by improving students' foundational skills.
We provide a comprehensive range of student development programs and services that support student success and enrich student lives.
We support the economic vitality, social equity and environmental stewardship of our region.
We promote personal and professional growth and cultivate joy at work and in lifelong learning.
We foster critical and reflective civic engagement and thoughtful participation in diverse local and global communities.
We regularly assess, self-reflect, adapt, and continuously improve.
Equal Employment Opportunity SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.
The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer