Throws Coach, Men’s and Women’s Track and Field – Pomona-Pitzer Colleges

Institution: Pomona-Pitzer Colleges

Location: Claremont, Calif.

Salary: hourly

Job Description

Job Description:
Men’s and Women’s Track & Field
Throws Coach (Part-time)

ABOUT POMONA COLLEGE AND PITZER COLLEGE: Pomona College, established in 1887, is the founding college of the Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate institutions and two graduate institutions in Claremont, CA, on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County. Pomona College has a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum spanning the arts, humanities, social sciences, math and sciences, emphasizing critical thinking and high impact practices. Pitzer College, established in 1963, was founded as an innovative liberal arts institution, initially specializing in social and behavioral sciences, but has since expanded to other fields. Pitzer’s academic programs emphasize social justice, intercultural understanding and environmental sensitivity. The 21 varsity Pomona-Pitzer Athletic teams comprise of students from both colleges, and compete in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) and the NCAA Division III. The Colleges have a combined enrollment of 2,600 students.

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsibilities include assisting the head coach with on-field instruction for Shot Put, Discus, Hammer and Javelin, organization of practice and competition, and recruiting potential student-athletes. The assistant should be familiar with (and work to remain compliant with) college, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations, and other duties as assigned. The department is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience required; previous playing or coaching experience is required. Capacity to positively interact with and support a culturally, ethnically, economically, and socially diverse population of students, faculty and staff. Demonstrated ability to lead, develop and coach student-athletes at the scholastic or collegiate level is preferred.
New employees are required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or request a Pomona College-approved medical or religious exemption on or before their first day of employment. If you are unable to do so, at the College’s sole discretion, it will work with you to reasonably adjust your start date. Please let your HR Business Partner know if you are unable to provide proof of vaccination or want to request a religious or medical exemption before or on your first day of employment. Note that if you request a religious or medical exemption, it may delay your start date so that we can review and discuss your request.

REQUIRED HOURS: Must be able to work extensive late-afternoon, evening and weekend hours during the season. Travel will be required.

ADDITIONAL POSITION DETAILS: This is a part-time, non-exempt position. Starting pay rate: $14.00 per hour. Wages will be hourly. There is potential for additional part-time work in the department.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Qualified applicants must submit the following materials: current cover letter, current resume, name and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Pomona College prides itself in being an open, competitive, and equal opportunity employer. The College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable state and federal laws on the matter. The College does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care leave status, veteran’s status, or any other category described in Pomona College’s Nondiscrimination Policy or protected by law.

Job Categories

NCAA Division III, Assistant Coach, Track and Field, Part-Time, Throws

How to Apply

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