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Assistant Coach Pool

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Work type: Non-Instructional Faculty (Coach/Counselor/Librarian)
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Athletics, Temporary, Time Varies, Coach (Non-instructional Faculty)


Cal Poly Athletics is seeking qualified assistant coach applicants. The Assistant Coach is responsible for creating a team that competes successfully at the national level both athletically and academically. The position assists with overall supervision, organization, development and implementation of a nationally competitive intercollegiate program. This would include recruiting, coaching, scouting opponents, budgetary management, home event management, coordinating team travel, camp coordination, compliance with NCAA, Big West and institutional rules, and a commitment to academic development of student-athletes.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


-Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
-Minimum of one year coaching experience at the collegiate level
-Proven leadership ability and organizational skills


-Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations as they apply to the area of recruiting and eligibility


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 as a condition of employment.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

The California State University system is requiring that all employees and students accessing campus be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by September 20, 2021. Accordingly, you may be required to show proof of vaccination by your start date. You can find more information here.

In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU related work outside of California.


The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 21 sports at the NCAA Division I level.  All sports compete in the Big West Conference except Football (Big Sky Conference), Wrestling (PAC-12), Men’s Swimming and Women’s Swimming (MPSF).  Women's NCAA Division I sports programs are: basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball, cross country, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, swimming and diving, tennis, golf and beach volleyball.  Men's NCAA Division I sports programs are: football, basketball, baseball, cross country, golf, swimming and diving, tennis, outdoor track and field, soccer, and wrestling.


Interested candidates must attach resume/curriculum vitae, Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the online faculty application. 

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