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Coaching Assistant -12 Month (Temporary through June 30, 2025 with the possibility of reappointment)

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Work type: Non-Instructional Faculty (Coach/Counselor/Librarian)
Location: East Bay
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Part Time, Coach (Non-instructional Faculty)



Coaching Assistant -12 Month

(Temporary through June 30, 2025 with the possibility of reappointment)

POSITION AVAILABLE: This position will help foster a team culture that is focused and driven to succeed academically and athletically, while servicing the community. Assist in planning and implementation of practice, competitions, travel, equipment, paperwork and any other administrative duties set forth by the Head Coach. Recruit prospective student athletes in compliance with college policies and procedures. Monitor the academic progress and development of student-athletes. Conduct and supervise athletically related activities for specific training groups on a daily basis. Assist with the monitoring and posting on the team website and social media. Assist in all fundraising opportunities. Maintain knowledge and ensure compliance with NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and regulations.

THE DEPARTMENT: The California State University East Bay Athletic Department (Pioneer Athletics) strives to fulfill the educational mission of the university while providing unique opportunities for personal growth and success outside of the classroom. Pioneer Athletics has aligned itself with the eight shared strategic commitments set forth by Cal State East Bay, showcasing the partnership that exists between athletics and the university community. Pioneer Athletics maintains its focus on the academic and athletic success of our student-athletes, as well as, preparing this diverse population of students for meaningful lifework and to be socially responsible contributors to society. Cal State East Bay is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II, and sponsors 15 Intercollegiate athletic programs. In June 2011, the Pioneers made the transition back to NCAA Division II during the 2009-10 season after a 10-year absence. CSUEB is a member of the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA), which has won 154 national championships since its inception in 1939, the most of any Division II conference. In addition, the Pioneer Swimming program is a member of the Pacific Collegiate Swim and Dive Conference (PCSC), while its Water Polo program is a member of the Western Water Polo Association (WWPA).

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: Responsibilities:

Coaching and program administration:

  • Assist the head coach with day-to-day planning and supervision of practices and competitions.
  • Work with head coach, sport supervisor and/or appropriate department staff to schedule competitions and order necessary equipment and uniforms within department budget and guidelines.
  • Work alongside the department business manager and/or designated staff member in assisting the head coach with planning and completing all team travel arrangements including cash advances and billing for hotel, air transportation, ground transportation and meals.
  • Attend department and assigned staff meetings.
  • Complete any and all required department, campus, CSU, CCAA and NCAA trainings.

Academic progress and compliance:

  • As directed by a head coach, work with academic advisor, compliance office and student-athletes to ensure all student­-athletes make progress towards degree completion and graduation.
  • Complete all assigned and necessary department and NCAA requirements for compliance including, but not limited to, weekly playing and practice hours, weekly recruiting logs and team updates for squad lists.
  • As directed by the head coach, work through compliance office for admission of student-athlete through both university and NCAA Eligibility Center requirements. Attend rules education meetings.


  • As directed by the head coach, follow NCAA Division II, CCAA and department guidelines to recruit prospective student-athletes at a level to compete in the CCAA and NCAA successfully.
  • As directed by the head coach, travel to appropriate competitions to evaluate.
  • As directed by the head coach, plan and complete official and unofficial visits on campus for prospective student-athletes.

Community, Department, Camp and Constituent Engagement:

  • As directed by the head coach, assist in the planning and facilitation of the involvement of student-athletes in appropriate community, campus and alumni engagement initiatives.
  • As directed by the head coach, assist in the preparation and execution of program specific camp activities for the purpose of community engagement and/or revenue production for the program.
  • This position has been identified to have significant responsibility for student and campus activities, and will be required to function as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) under the Clery Act. In accordance with CSU Executive Order 1107, Implementation of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the incumbent will be responsible for reporting allegations of Clery Act crimes to the University Police Department and/or the University Clery Director.

Responsibilities of the CSA include:

  • Complete annual training requirements.
  • Report any alleged Clery Act Crimes that are reported to them using the online CSA Reporting Form; all alleged Clery Act Crimes should be reported in a timely manner.

SALARY: Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Position appointment is subject to budgetary authorization.

The CSU salary schedule information for the Coaching Assistant - 12 month Classification is available based on the following range:

Range 0: $5,714.00 - $7,293.00 (based on FTE 1.0).  The hiring anticipated FTE varies between 0.1 and 1.0. 

The anticipated hiring range is generally at or near the minimum of the appropriate range, commensurate with education and experience.

Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick leave, 14 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.

Eligibility standards for health benefits are determined by the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). PLEASE NOTE: Benefits eligibility and earnings may be impacted if a candidate is unable to work through the entirety of the appointment or if the percentage of employment does not qualify them for benefits. To be eligible for CalPERS health benefits while you are working, including dental and vision plan benefits, you must be appointed to a job that will last at least six months and one day, and work at least half time.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Varies. Fall Semester begins August 19, 2024, and Spring Semester begins January 14, 2025.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Under direction, performs a variety of coaching functions related to one or more sports in the Intercollegiate Athletic program. 
  • A Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology or related field is the minimum requirement for appointment at this level. 
  • Within five years from the date of hire, the individual must obtain a Master's degree in Kinesiology or related field to be considered for re-appointment at any level.
  • Current First Aid, CPR and AED training.
  • Competitive coaching background. 
  • Must have a strong commitment to safety and welfare of student-athletes.
  • Ability to work on weekends, evenings, and odd hours.
  • Must hold a valid Driver's License.
  • Must be able to pass the NCAA recruiting test and have an understanding of NCAA rules.

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • Master's degree with an academic background in kinesiology/physical education, sports management or a related field.
  • Five or more years of successful collegiate coaching experience.
  • Collegiate recruiting experience in California.
  • Knowledge of Division II NCAA rules and regulations.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Positions open until filled. Applications are considered on a continuous basis. 

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification, and LiveScan, as appropriate)) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.

CSUEB is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or disability. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.


Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Lecturer positions and we are not an E-Verify employer.

Mandated Reporter

The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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