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Head Softball Coach/Intercollegiate Athletics Part-Time Instructor
South Orange County Community College District

Date Posted May 22, 2024
Title Head Softball Coach/Intercollegiate Athletics Part-Time Instructor
University South Orange County Community College District
South Orange County Community College District, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

Title: Head Softball Coach/Intercollegiate Athletics Part-Time Instructor

Job Category: Faculty CTA

Job Opening Date: May 21, 2024

Job Closing Date:

Locations: Saddleback College


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Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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Hours Per Week: 0


Job Description:

Saddleback College seeks a Part-time, non-tenured track Head Softball Coach to manage the women’s softball program and to teach Fall, Spring, and Summer intercollegiate athletic classes. Saddleback College is a member in good standing of the Orange Empire Conference (OEC) and the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA). The successful candidate will report to the Dean of Kinesiology & Athletics/Athletics Director and will be responsible for all aspects of planning, managing, and directing a successful community college athletic team. This includes coaching, practice and game preparation, recruiting, academic success, team travel, and fundraising.


The successful candidate must meet one of the following minimum qualifications:

1. A Bachelor's degree or higher in any discipline AND two (2) years of professional experience, OR

2. An Associate's degree in any discipline AND six (6) years of professional experience.

The professional experience required must be directly related to the faculty member's teaching assignment of Coaching Softball.


In addition to the minimum qualifications, your experience should also reflect:

A. Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

B. Successful coaching experience at the collegiate level, preferably in the designated sport.

C. Successful recruiting experience at the collegiate level.


The successful candidate may have one of the following desired qualifications:

3. Master's degree or higher in physical education, exercise science, education with an emphasis in physical education, kinesiology, physiology of exercise, or adaptive physical education from an accredited college or university; OR

4. Bachelor's degree in any of the above (#3) AND a Master's degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, or physical therapy from an accredited college or university; OR

5. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR

6. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1or 2 OR 3 or 4 above.


Please attach all academic transcripts that reflect how you meet one of the above minimum qualifications. (# 1-5)

If you are applying based on #6 above - please choose "I do not meet minimum qualifications" on the next step, complete and attach the equivalency form.

Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit a Supplemental Application for Equivalency Determination in addition to all other required materials.

(This is a requirement in addition to your transcripts)

If your degree is from a non-US institution, you will need to attach a Foreign Degree Evaluation that was completed by a 3rd party. Please visit for a list of companies that can complete this service for you.



Interviews may be held in-person (following all necessary precautions) or in a virtual format. Employees must reside in California while employed with the South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD), even during remote work. Thank you for your continued interest in working at the SOCCCD.

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    The South Orange County Community College District is committed to creating an academic and work environment that fosters diversity, equity and inclusion and equal opportunity for all, and ensures that students, faculty, management and staff of all backgrounds feel welcome, included, supported, and safe. Our culture of belonging, openness, and inclusion, makes our district a unique and special place for individuals of all backgrounds.


    Our District and our colleges are looking for equity and inclusion-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to the understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present within our community. When you join our District, you can expect to be part of an exciting, thriving, equity-focused, and inclusive community that approaches higher education with the lens of social justice and collaboration among students, faculty, staff, administration, and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position with our District, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our District’s mission and goals for EEO, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.


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