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Assistant Track & Field Coach

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Department: Athletics
Work type: Non-Instructional Faculty (Coach/Counselor/Librarian)
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Part Time

Faculty Employment Opportunity


The Department of Athletics invites applications for a part-time, non-tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Coach within Collective Bargaining Unit 3. This position reports to the Head Track & Field Coach and is responsible to assist with recruiting, home meet operations and all aspects of the Division II track & field program in compliance with all NCAA, CCAA and institutional rules and regulations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, effectively assisting in coaching a competitive Track & Field program in a manner, which promotes sportsmanship among athletes, ensuring compliance with all NCAA conference, CCAA, and institutional rules and regulations; effectively assisting in recruiting qualified student athletes to participate in the athletic program, and effectively promoting California State University Stanislaus academic and athletic programs to potential students; ensuring that players associated with the track & field program are eligible under NCAA and CCAA regulations; assisting the Head Coach in effectively monitoring student athlete academic progress; referring or counseling where appropriate, and motivating the athlete; establishing and maintaining good personal relationships with student athletes, parents, staff, guidance counselors, the Community and the media.


• Bachelor’s degree required
• Experience at the two-year or four-year level of coaching or participating in track & field
• Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the NCAA Division II philosophy and have
a proven ability to successfully recruit outstanding student-athletes
• Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
• Ability to work within a diverse cultural environment
• Valid driver’s license is required for travel, must pass defensive driving and DMV check


A potential candidate’s consideration will be enhanced by providing evidence of:
• Work to develop, advance, and direct a competitive track & field program
• Organize and plan practices and competitive strategies
• Certification in Weights and Measures
• Oversees athletes’ skill and physical development
• Coordinate recruiting schedules and visits with head coach
• Video analysis
• Conditioning
• Lead and motivate student-athletes to maximize their potential. Enforce team rules.
• Demonstrate knowledge, understanding, and commitment to compliance with California
State University Stanislaus, NCAA, and CCAA policies, rules and regulations.
• Work effectively with department support services personnel to enhance the welfare and
personal, social, academic, and athletic development of student-athletes.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks is essential
• Knowledge of related computer applications is important
• At the direction of the Head Coach assist with clinics within the year
• Organize/monitor volunteers for all track meets
• All other duties assigned by the head coach


A complete application must include an application letter qualifying your interest and preferences for courses to teach. Applications must include names, addresses and telephone numbers of references, a current vita and unofficial copies of college transcripts.


To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.


If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Mr. Troy Johnson
Department of Athletics
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA  95382
(209) 664-6839

Screening of completed application files will begin on January 7, 2020. The position will remain open until filled. This appointment begins in January 2020.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.


CSU Stanislaus sponsors 14 intercollegiate athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level.  The university sponsors the following intercollegiate athletic programs: M/W Soccer, M/W Cross Country, W. Volleyball, W. Indoor Track, M/W Basketball, Softball, Baseball, M/W Outdoor Track and Field, M. Golf, and W. Tennis. The programs participate in the highly competitive California Collegiate Athletic Association with 11 other institutions in state. 


California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion – one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West’s No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

CSU Stanislaus values shared governance: Handbook statement on shared governance



The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor’s notices: and

Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.



The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.



In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, Stanislaus State annually posts the Campus Security Report. The annual 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 Stanislaus State; 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 alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, and sexual assault. You can obtain a copy of this report at:

Or you may request a printed copy by calling: (209) 667-3572; fax: (209) 664-7011; or email:

Information regarding campus security reports at other locations can be found at:



The university requires a criminal and/or child abuse background check to be completed for many of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

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