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Head Coach, Women's Water Polo

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 6/27/21

Job Description

Head Coach, Women's Water Polo
California State University, Long Beach

Job no: 500153
Work type: Non-Instructional Faculty (Coach/Counselor/Librarian)
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Athletics, Temporary, Full Time, Coach (Non-instructional Faculty)
Effective Date: On or about June 1, 2021
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application Deadline: Review of applications is set to begin on or about May 17, 2021. Position open until filled (or recruitment canceled).

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Prior athletic participation in water polo
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population
    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of and adherence to NCAA rules and regulations
  • Experience in water polo as a player or coach at the college level
  • Demonstrated ability to assist with coaching and recruiting quality student-athletes
  • Computer experience
  • Public relations skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and excellent organizational skills

  • Responsible for the development and supervision of the student-athletes in the Women's Water Polo program
  • Lead all phases of the program in accordance with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I, Big West Conference, and University rules, regulations and policies.
  • Recruit student-athletes in accordance with NCAA regulations and academic standards, as well as University requirements
  • Develop and prepare a competitive schedule on an annual basis
  • Plan and coordinate in-season practices, including team and individual workouts
  • Plan and coordinate out-of-season practices, including individual skill instruction and team workouts, focusing on the development of athletic skills to compete at the Division I level
  • Establish procedures to monitor the academics of each of the Women's Water Polo student-athletes. Effectively communicate with Academic Advisor to ensure any academic concerns are being addressed.
  • Implement strategies for developing and motivating student-athletes to perform at maximum levels
  • Plan and implement game plan, including development of scouting reports of opponents
  • Coordinate strength and conditioning program with assigned Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Hire and supervise the assistant coach(es) including volunteers and other staff
  • Monitor budget to ensure the Women's Water program is fiscally responsible and expenditures are within the allocated budget
  • Complete all necessary compliance forms as required and/or requested by the Athletics Compliance Office in a timely manner
  • Support all marketing activities of the Department of Athletics for the Women's Water Polo program
  • Participate in fund raising activities for the Women's Water Polo program and/or Department of Athletics
  • Cultivate and maintain effective relationships with students, parents, faculty, staff, media, and friends of the university
  • Attend NCAA and Big West Conference meetings as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Sport Supervisor

    Required Documentation:
  • A letter of application addressing all required qualifications and any preferred qualifications
  • Resume
  • Three References (name, address, e-mail address, and telephone numbers)
  • Finalists will be required to provide an official transcript from institution awarding highest degree

    Requests for information should be addressed to: Search Committee Chair, e-mail:

    Employment Requirements: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

    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.

    CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

    To apply for the position, please:

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Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.