The Department of Kinesiology, Health, Nutrition, Dance, and Athletics at Los Angeles Mission College (LAMC) is seeking an innovative individual for a full-time tenure track teaching assignment in kinesiology beginning Fall 2019. The ideal candidate will fill the head coaching responsibilities for one of the following sports; cross country, women’s basketball, softball, women’s soccer, or women’s volleyball. Duties associated with the position include teaching lecture/lab classes, participation in a variety of campus and divisional activities such as faculty meetings, committee work, athletics, office hours, and curriculum/instructional development. Interested individuals who meet the minimum qualifications and possess the required experience are invited to apply.
About the College and Department: Los Angeles Mission College (LAMC) is one of the nine colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District and is located in the San Fernando Valley. With an enrollment of approximately 10,000, LAMC offers a wide range of academic and career technical education programs, and transfers students to leading public and private colleges and universities.
The LAMC Kinesiology, Health, Nutrition, Dance and Athletics Department consists of many experienced and professionally trained faculty who work with students and are passionate about the field of health and fitness. The department is made up of more than 35 highly trained faculty and staff who want to make a positive impact on the community we serve.
Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in kinesiology, physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise or adaptive physical education.
OR Bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND Master’s degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration or physical therapy OR the equivalent.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide leadership and expertise in developing certificates, degree programs, and building transfer pathways to four-year institutions.
Develop curriculum and participate in course approval and program review processes.
Perform the duties of a head intercollegiate coach including out of classroom requirements such as, games/competition, recruiting, travel, scouting, film review, and assist with the transfer process of the student-athletes.
Participate in the Western State Conference and CCCAA sports coaches association.
Engage in activities that enhance the department's rapport with area high schools, colleges, businesses.
Evaluate student work using clear, objective criteria based on student learning outcomes and learning objectives.
Provide classroom instruction in a variety of skills and activities in the kinesiology programs by developing and using a variety of effective teaching and assessment methods.
Utilize teaching, coaching, and academic advising approaches that meet the educational needs of students from diverse ethnic, cultural, gender, socioeconomic, and academic backgrounds, including students with disabilities.
Contribute to the department’s budget development by advising the chair of program needs.
Participate in the schedule development process for the department.
Maintain and submit accurate records according to published deadlines (e.g., grades, syllabi, census reports).
Hold required office hours and attend department meetings.
Carry out collegial responsibilities including, but not limited to, institutional committee assignments, student recruitment and retention, and participation in participatory governance committees and campus life activities.
Communicate and work cooperatively with colleagues within the discipline and college-wide on matters regarding course offerings, programs, and activities that enhance the development of the department and college.
Pursue professional development and remain current in the field through course work, conferences, workshops, and other appropriate means.
Perform duties described in Board policy, the Faculty Handbook, the LACCD Faculty Union Contract. Assignments may include online, day, evening, and weekend assignments at all locations where courses are offered by Los Angeles Mission College.
Take an active role in program review and evaluation of services and programs in the department.
Demonstrate commitment to professional growth, innovation and use of best practices in health/fitness/coaching, including but not limited to, activities such as participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars; and membership in professional organizations.
Utilize the results of learning outcome assessments to improve instructional and instructional support programs, teaching and student learning.
Head women’s coaching experience at the collegiate level.
Demonstrated experience in coaching/mentoring students towards achieving transfer, academic success and skill attainment through a positive academic and athletic experience.
Certifications in First Aid, and CPR.
Nationally accredited certification, such as ACSM, ACE, AFAA, NASM, NSCA.
Relevant experience in your identified sport for program management, development and recruitment.
Experience with current eligibility regulations and student athlete transfer requirements of the CCCAA, NCAA and NAIA.
Experience examining and remediating one's instruction, interactions, and/or practices to more effectively engage and support diverse students.
Demonstrated skill with addressing issues of equity.
Demonstrated expertise in culturally responsive methodologies, particularly as it relates to students' lives, interests, and communities.
Ability to communicate professionally and clearly with students and staff, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff and administration.
Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students.
Success at initiating, executing and providing follow-up on projects, including the ability to set specific objectives and measure achieved results.
Success and commitment as a team player, including the ability to foster collegiality, and the ability to engage in collaborative problem solving.
Demonstrated leadership skills, such as development and/or coordination of student centered programs and activities and representing the Department on campus committees, workgroups or initiatives.
Experience in the use of computer technology as a teaching tool, including PowerPoint, web-based resources and other technology as tools to enhance services to students.
How to Apply: Applicants who wish to apply will be required to file an application using web-based software to create an applicant profile account, allowing documents to be saved and uploaded as attachments. A complete application file must be submitted by the application deadline (even if you have previously applied or worked for the LACCD.)
For consideration in the selection process, all interested candidates must submit the following:
A current resume or curriculum vitae detailing educational background and professional experience;
A cover letter of interest – your interest letter must specifically address the qualifications outlined for the position describe in this announcement;
Contact information for three references (name, title, address, email address and telephone numbers) of individuals who can assess the candidate’s qualifications for the position;
Copies of transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate coursework with degrees posted (official transcripts are required for all candidates invited to the final interview). Documentation from an approved foreign transcript evaluator is required for degrees received from other countries. For a list of approved foreign transcript evaluation agencies, please go to http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf.
Employment is contingent upon verification of qualifications. Los Angeles Mission College reserves the right to modify and/or withdraw this position at any time. Notification regarding the advancement in the selection process will be provided to each applicant.
Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request an accommodation in the selection/interview process with at least three business days prior notice. Documentation of the need for accommodation may be requested.
For consideration, please submit your application and required documents by April 26, 2019. Applicants will be required to file the application using web-based software to create an applicant profile account, allowing documents to be saved and uploaded as attachments.
All materials submitted will become property of Los Angeles Mission College. After review of application materials by the selection committee, candidates will be contacted if selected for interview.
A medical evaluation indicating fitness to work in the district is required for new employees at the expense of the candidate.
For questions or additional information, please contact LAMC Athletic Director, Steve Ruys at 818.364.7621.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Under the 2018-2020 AFT Agreement, the salaries for entry-level positions, which include long-term substitutes, range from $57,270 to $89,170 annually. For those with a doctorate degree, there is an additional differential of $3,610 per academic year. The Los Angeles Community College District provides fringe benefits including a choice of dental and medical plans, voluntary life insurance, income protection insurance and vision care.
The successful candidate will be assigned 10 hours of their 18 hour teaching load to coach the team during the season of competition plus receive a coaching stipend of $8872-$10,212 (Depending on the sport).
About Los Angeles Mission College
Surrounded by mountain vistas, Los Angeles Mission College (LAMC) is located in the beautiful northeast San Fernando Valley. L.A. Mission College is known as an institution of higher learning that is flexible, adaptive and responsive to the constantly changing needs of our students and surrounding communities. With a student body of 10,200 and the strong support of the community, LAMC is the leading source of post-secondary education and workforce training. The catalog cover depicts our community and the freeway system that connects the college to our community, and also exemplifies how LAMC is working together to build and strengthen these communities. We are proud to serve students across our region and beyond.I encourage you to take time to review this catalog as it contains information on curriculum offerings and course descriptions, and serves as a reference during your journey at L.A. Mission College. LAMC offers an array of programs of study that lead to transfer to a four-year higher education institution, associate degree, career and technical certificates, as well as awide variety of continuing education courses. Classes are taught by highly qualifi ed faculty committed to providing opportunities that will help you succeed and grow academically.