Director, Athletics (Athletics) - Riverside City College

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 07, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title:
Director, Athletics (Athletics) - Riverside City College

Application Deadline

Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

Athletics (R)

Position Type:
Academic Management


Physical location of the position:

Employment Type:

Position Length:

Salary Range:
Grade X

Salary Amount:
$137,151 - $166,976

Salary Type:

Is this position categorically (grant) funded?

Responsible for the quality and administration of the Athletic Department; directs the development of program goals and objectives; and Implements and recommends policies and procedures for the effective and efficient operation of the athletic program.

Receives general direction from area administrator, and supervises, directs, and manages assigned District personnel.

A master's degree from an accredited institution in physical education or a closely related area and three years of experience coordinating and overseeing athletic programs in a leadership position, including collegiate experience.

Administrative experience in community college athletic program development, management, and leadership is preferred.

1. Riverside City College's athletic landscape and program trajectory, including curriculum, student-athlete profiles, and college's mission, principles, and strategic plan.
2. CCCAA and NCAA rules and regulations that govern intercollegiate competition,
3. Federal gender equity requirements,
4. Coaching techniques and procedures,
5. Sports administration, fundraising and public relations,
6. Recordkeeping techniques,
7. Budget development,
8. Programs geared at the academic achievement of student-athletes;

1. Build and cultivate strong and positive relationships with coaches, student-athletes, athletic department staff, academic and administrative departments and the community.
2. Demonstrate the ability to work with all of these stakeholders in a cooperative and collaborative manner while displaying effective management and leadership styles.
3. Develop fundraising opportunities and programs and work with student and community leaders to increase attendance and interest at home athletic events in an effort to create an enthusiastic environment at all contests.
4. Mentor and train new coaches in recruiting student-athletes, preparing budgets, scheduling and involvement with college activities and resources.

Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

Co-workers, other departmental staff, students, parents, other community college personnel.

Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting, as well as visit and observe athletic events year round, both indoor and outdoor.

Work is performed in both a normal office environment, inside gymnasiums, and outdoors on sports fields and in stadiums/arenas year round, and also visits sports activities in a variety of weather outdoors on fields, in stadiums/arenas, and/or gymnasiums.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
1. Leads and collaborates in the development of the strategic plan for the Department of Athletics, inclusive of all sports programs; assesses and recommends updates to the annual, long range, and strategic plans for Athletics personnel, programs, and facilities.
2. Monitors and supervises athletic recruitment efforts and serves as the liaison to enrollment and admissions programs, which may include attending open houses and recruitment meetings; promotes, highlights, and markets athletics; communicates with a variety of community college personnel and others to coordinate program activities, annual recognition events, and provides guidance, direction, and assistance in other program-related issues.
3. Interacts with coaches and student-athletes during team activities; prepares, directs, supervises, and reviews home athletic contests and tournaments.
4. Directs, monitors, and reviews travel arrangements and official assignments and athletic fundraising activities, including community outreach.
5. Ensures compliance with local, state, federal, and District guidelines; understands and applies California Community College Athletics Association (CCCAA), Conference, and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and federal gender equity requirements.
6. Provides supervision and direction to assigned staff; assigns, directs and evaluates the performance of all direct reports; establishes goals and objectives for assigned areas of responsibility in alignment with strategic plans and administrative program review.
7. Collaborates with the academic dean, as needed, regarding matters that overlap between the coaches role as both coach and faculty member; promotes orientation, in-service education, and professional development of coaches and staff; communicates with and provides opportunities for coaches and staff to provide input on college-wide sports matters.
8. Develops and recommends athletic budgets, supervises expenditures, maintains fiscal controls, and manages area facilities, equipment and maintenance; oversees and makes recommendations for use of department facilities by outside users.
9. Oversees the academic success and progress of student athletes to ensure athlete's eligibility and academic success; highlights academic and athletic honors and awards.
10. Participates in local, regional and state activities to promote athletic programs and the college/District; directs the marketing of athletic programs among students, alumni, staff, and the community; assists in interpreting college programs to the general public through community contacts, and participation in community activities.
11. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.

This is an Academic Management position with twelve-month contracts. Paid vacation, 22 days annually; and paid accruable sick leave, 12 days annually. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than 12 months. The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents.

The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Other Document
Other Transcript

Other Document:
Other Transcript: Attach your highest degree earned
Optional Applicant Documents:
Letter of Recommendation 3
Doctorate Transcript
Associate or Equivalent Transcript
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Effective Employment Date:
Anticipated start date: December 2020

Application Deadline:

Special Comments:
*It is anticipated that interviews will occur sometime during the. 2nd or 3rd week of November.
Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the status of your application.


* An electronic, RCCD on-line application must be completed to be considered. All portions of the application must be entirely filled out with all information qualifying an applicant for the position. Only information on the official RCCD application (not resumes) will be considered to determine whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements for the position for which he/she is applying.

* All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* An application will not be considered complete unless ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.

* Paper applications and supporting materials, including letters of recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be submitted electronically with the online application.

* Letters of reference, IF REQUIRED, must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.

* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Human Resources & Employee Relations at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.

Application Types Accepted:
Classified/Management/Confidential Application

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