Assistant Coach/Physical Education Instructor - Part-time Adjunct Pool

Kern Comunity College District - Bakersfield, CA

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Position Information

Job Title:Assistant Coach/Physical Education Instructor - Part-time Adjunct Pool
Position Number:00625
Posting Date09/26/2012
Closing Date
Initial Screening Date
Open Until FilledYes
Position Type:Part-Time Academic
Work WeekFlexible, as needed
Minimum Salary:
Maximum Salary:

Sick Leave Only.

This position is not eligible for health benefits.

College/Site:Porterville College
LocationPC-Main Campus
Basic Function

This is for an applicant pool that will be used to staff short-term temporary hourly positions during the 2012-2013 academic year.

This is an adjunct, part-time coaching and physical education instructor in the Division of Physical Education and Athletics – assistant coach for volleyball, men’s/women’s basketball, softball, and/or baseball. This assignment includes coaching and teaching a variety of sport specific skills, physical education, and fitness courses to a student population that is highly diverse in terms of academic preparation, cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds as well as physical and learning abilities. This assignment will also require coaching at games/tournaments that are scheduled in the evening and/or Saturdays.


Master’s in physical education, or education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education, or exercise science


- Bachelor’s in any of the above AND Master’s in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy

OR – The equivalent*. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATIONFOREQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.


- A sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

*Equivalence by Professional Experience
Bachelor’s degree in any subject with a minimum of 2 years intercollegiate athletic completion experience plus a current CPR/First Aide certification; OR Associate of Art degree or higher with minimum 4 years paid coaching experience plus a current CPR/First Aid certification.

*Equivalence by Eminence
Amateur or professional athletic experiences that demonstrate eminence in the field of athletics or physcial education plus a current CPR/First Aid certification.

Required Licenses/Certifications:
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a vaild California drivers license
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
  • Provide coaching, instructional, and/or non-instructional services as specified by assignment in a diverse campus and community environment.
  • Maintain a course outline for each assigned course.
  • Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and scholastic progress.
  • Provide current course orientation materials including syllabus and course outline to each student.
  • Maintain currency in subject matter and/or service area.
  • Communicate with students and staff in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrate versatility in coaching/instructional methodology and versatility in serving a diverse student population.
  • Be familiar with and observe appropriate college and Board policies, and current guidelines governing college sports, i.e. COA/CCCAA, CVC, NCAA.
  • Willingness to promote Porterville College through community service and outreach within the local community.
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Successful experience as a head coach/assistant coach at the college or university level, or as a head coach at the high school level.
  • Expertise in physical education/fitness, recreation, health education/wellness, nutrition or related fields and a specialization in coaching.
  • Recent teaching experience in physical education, health education or a related field.
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to excellence in athletics.
  • Experience in and demonstrated recruiting contacts.
  • An understanding of the advantages and challenges of developing and maintaining a program and team sports in a small, rural community college.
  • Ability, interest, and willingness to develop and maintain working relationships with local high schools to facilitate recruiting and articulation of the sports program.
  • Ability to deliver instruction using strategies designed for diverse learning styles.
  • Willingness to work with students from diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities.
Salary Grade
Special Instructions to ApplicantsCompleted application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Faculty Application for Academic Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copies of legible transcripts
  • Copy of current CPR/First Aid certification
  • List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about the position?
    • Newspaper
    • Internet
    • Employee
    • Walk-in
    • Chronicle for Higher Education
    • Employment Agency
    • KCCD Employee
    • Other
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
  4. Transcripts
Optional Documents
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