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Cuesta College
  • Position Number: 2938936
  • Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Position Type: Health - Health Education & Promotion


Health Education and Head Women's Water Polo Coach Full-Time Tenure Track

Cuesta College


Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: FY2122-00122
Location: and Distance Education, CA
Department: Instruction
Closing: 4/17/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

Job Description Summary

Job Description Summary

The Kinesiology, Health Sciences, and Athletics Division at Cuesta College is seeking a Full-Time Tenure Track Health Education and Head Women's Water Polo Coach, that includes a leadership role in the Health Sciences & Athletics Department. While the candidate will have responsibility for coaching the Women's Intercollegiate Water Polo Team in the Fall semester, the candidate will also provide leadership and primarily teach Health Education and Health Sciences courses, with a specific focus on Public Health program development. Moreover, the candidate will have additional college and division responsibilities, outlined below.

Cuesta College provides students with a rich and dynamic learning experience, emphasizing collaboration, and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging students to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our Cuesta College team you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students, and community partners.

Cuesta College and the Kinesiology, Health Sciences, and Athletics Division serves and values a diverse student population. Therefore, it is vital that our faculty, staff, and administrators demonstrate an understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, and religious backgrounds as well as sexual orientation and abilities of all constituents in the Cuesta College community. The successful candidate will be committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students, and community partners who share a commitment to closing equity gaps. An equity-minded individual is a person who already does or has demonstrated the desire to:

  1. Understand the importance of holding ourselves accountable as educators for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices;
  2. Reframe inequities as a problem of practice and view the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility;
  3. Encourage positive race-consciousness and embrace human difference;
  4. Reflect on institutional and teaching practices and aim to make them more culturally responsive; and
  5. Strategically build buy-in and participation among colleagues for equity-related initiatives.


Cuesta College seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create inclusive, integrated, and interdisciplinary learning experiences. College faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to utilize, different learning and teaching methods appropriate to the students they serve.

INSTRUCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Effective teaching begins with good preparation. Faculty are responsible for choosing appropriate course materials, including resources at low or no cost to students, developing a student-centered equity-minded syllabus, one that adheres to the college-approved Course Outline of Record, outlines classroom expectations, and content to be covered; as well as creating a plan for content delivery, determining the best way to assess student learning, and assigning grades. It also includes respectful instructor-student communication, availability during office hours, and identifying and connecting students with college services and resources.

Subject Matter Preparation
Preference will be given to candidates who:

  • Have recent successful experience teaching and coaching college-level Health Education and Women's Water Polo.
  • Have professional work experience in coaching.
  • Work experience in the field of Health is preferred.


Evidence of Outstanding Ability as a Teacher
Appropriate evidence includes, but is not limited to, experience, training, or achievement that the candidate can provide that can be used to validate:

  • Commitment to staying up to date with the latest developments in Health Education and in collaborating with industry and/or professional organizations on curriculum and partnership development.
  • The ability to continuously reflect on, evaluate, and improve teaching methods.
  • The ability to organize and explain materials/instructions in ways appropriate to students' abilities and learning styles.
  • The ability to use teaching methods that engage students actively in their own learning, promote development of critical thinking skills, and encourage students to become lifelong learners.
  • The ability to use instructional methods that emphasize cooperation and collaboration.
  • The ability to motivate students from a broad spectrum of cultural, academic, socioeconomic, and language backgrounds.
  • The ability to develop student learning outcomes and methods for assessing students' achievement of those outcomes.
  • The enthusiasm for, understanding of, and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college.
  • A commitment to the teaching profession, its goals and ideals, and enthusiasm for the mission of the community college.


INTERCOLLEGIATE COACHING RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide comprehensive instruction, technical training and leadership to student athletes.
  • Provide leadership in supporting student athlete's attainment of their educational and athletic goals.
  • Adhere to all College, conference and CCCAA statewide athletic policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Represent Cuesta College in regard to ethics, sportsmanship, and integrity.
  • Develop a budget for the program and adhere to established athletic department spending guidelines.
  • Develop and implement a fundraising plan to supplement district funding.
  • Arrange for lodging, meals, and transportation for off-campus travel to away competitions.
  • Develop a recruitment plan for student athletes coming into the program.
  • Attend monthly Athletics and Division-wide meetings.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the performance of duties.



COLLEGE AND DEPARTMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES
College and/or departmental responsibilities include the following activities:

  • Achieving and maintaining Cuesta College Distance Education certification
  • Assisting with the leadership role in the Health Education Department.
  • Developing and updating courses and course/program curriculum.
  • Serving on college committees and taskforces (Participatory Governance) per faculty contract.
  • Researching and writing program review for the Health Education Department.
  • Serving on peer evaluation and hiring committees as needed.
  • Working collaboratively with full-time and part-time instructors in both departments.
  • Collaborating with community about curriculum changes, job opportunities, or scholarship opportunities for students.
  • Maintaining collegial, professional, and ethical conduct.
  • Organizing and leading annual advisory meetings in the subject matter areas.
  • Regularly submitting assessment results into the college outcomes and assessments database.


ABOUT THE COLLEGE
Located in the heart of scenic San Luis Obispo County, Cuesta College has provided comprehensive associate degree offerings, certificates, and community programs to the region since 1964. Committed to being an inclusive institution that inspires a diverse student population to achieve their educational goals, we are proud to be designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education. Cuesta College is committed to racial and socioeconomic diversity that reflects our student population; we strive to hire candidates that share the value of commitment to diversity and inclusion. As part of the Cuesta College team, you can expect to be part of a collaborative community of faculty, classified staff, administrators, students, and community partners advancing educational excellence with intentional support services leading to student success and completion.

Additional information about the college can be found at
https://www.cuesta.edu/about/index.html
The college planning documents can be found at
https://www.cuesta.edu/about/collegeplans/index.html
Our Student Equity Action Plan can be found at
https://www.cuesta.edu/about/info/equity/index.html
We offer comprehensive benefit options. Information about benefits can be found at
https://www.cuesta.edu/about/depts/benefits-insurance/index.html

Cuesta College requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result. This may be verified through Cleared4Cuesta for all students, employees, and visitors who access Cuesta College campuses and facilities. For the most up to date information, please review our Covid-19 Resources page: https://www.cuesta.edu/covid-19/index.html



Essential Functions & Qualifications

Required:
-Master's degree from an accredited institution in health science, health education, biology, nursing, physical education, kinesiology, exercise science, dietetics, nutrition or public health AND two years of water polo coaching experience;

OR

-Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in any of the above AND Master's degree from an accredited institution in any biological science AND two years of water polo coaching experience;

OR

-The equivalent. (Candidates making application on the basis of equivalency must submit all materials requested for an equivalency judgment. For directions on what is an acceptable equivalency argument please review the requirements listed on the following link:
https://www.cuesta.edu/about/documents/hr_docs/Equivalency_Info.pdf (Download PDF reader))

OR

-A valid Community College credential in the discipline (If received prior to 1990, as the credential is no longer being issued).

Additional Requirement:
- Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Teaching experience in the discipline, college level;
  • Coaching experience in Women's Water Polo at the college level;
  • Awareness of the philosophy and objectives of California Community Colleges;
  • Willingness to examine and remediate one's instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized and other disproportionately impacted students;
  • Experience and skill with addressing inequity in the classroom and on campus;
  • Experience and expertise in culturally responsive teaching in the Health Education discipline;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the implications of the Hispanic-Serving Institution designation for institutional, departmental and instructional practices.


Additional Information

REQUIRED TO APPLY:
Candidates are asked to complete entire application and submit all of the below listed documents when applying for this position. When uploading documents, PDF uploads are preferred.
  • Cover Letter;
  • Resume (see further instructions below);
  • Diversity Statement (see further instructions below);
  • Reference List (see further instructions below); and
  • Unofficial transcripts.

Diversity Statement Instructions:
  • Limit number of words to 500 maximum;
  • Include your teaching philosophy that may include your teaching values, beliefs and/or goals;
  • Consider how the Cuesta College Mission Statement connects to your philosophy;
  • Consider your experience teaching face-to-face and distance education;
  • Include answering one or more of the following questions:
  1. What do you feel are the best strategies for supporting students who have been historically marginalized?
  2. Think of the most successful class you have taught. What were the key factors in creating that success for racially-minoritized and other underrepresented students?
  3. How is your teaching approach culturally-responsive and inclusive to the students you serve?

Resume:
  • Include all relevant education, training, and teaching experience (including courses taught), and other work experience.

Professional Reference List:
  • Include names, job titles, phone numbers, email addresses;
  • Minimum of three.

Completed online applications and all supporting documents must be submitted by the closing date for this position. LATE, INCOMPLETE, FAXED, MAILED OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

EQUIVALENCY INSTRUCTIONS
If you do not meet the minimum qualifications for the position please include an equivalency argument. For directions on what is an acceptable equivalency argument please review the requirements listed on the following link:
https://www.cuesta.edu/about/documents/hr_docs/Equivalency_Info.pdf (Download PDF reader)

SALARY SCHEDULE
Salary is determined by education and experience in accordance with the bargaining agreement. For a full salary schedule, please see our website for the FT/PT Salary Schedule and refer to Appendix B-1 175 Day Faculty Salary Schedule:
https://www.cuesta.edu/about/depts/humanresources/salary_schedules.html

If you would like to contact us to ensure all documents have been uploaded and your application packet is complete, you can contact HR at hr@cuesta.edu up until 72 hours before the closing date.

Additional Information:
Cuesta College will not sponsor any visa applications.

San Luis Obispo County Community College District ("Cuesta College") is an equal opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), age, disability (physical and mental), genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal and state law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Cuesta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

In compliance with California law, all prospective staff and students are entitled to read the Annual Security Report, published each October by the Cuesta College Department of Public Safety. This report contains information about our emergency and crime reporting procedures, as well as crime statistics for the past 3 years. You may request a copy of this report at one of our two Public Safety Offices: on SLO campus at Building 6600A or on North County Campus at building N1021, during campus business hours. You may also access the complete text of this report at the following website address: https://www.cuesta.edu/about/depts/publicsafety/clery_act

Cuesta College uses E-Verify as part of the I-9 process to verify the work eligibility of all new hires. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9 to data from U.S Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records. For further information, visit: https://www.cuesta.edu/about/depts/humanresources/Job_Opportunities.html

Interview Process Information

Selected applicants will be required to attend a ZOOM interview and teaching demonstration on Monday, May 2, 2022.

Second interviews will be held via ZOOM on Monday, May 9, 2022.



To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cuesta

The San Luis Obispo County Community College District promotes inclusiveness, prohibits discrimination, and encourages all qualified persons to apply. As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, Cuesta College actively seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds to assist students, staff, and faculty. For ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) assistance with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources Office: (805) 546-3129.







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