Wednesday, March 28, 2007

JOB: Dean, Physical Education/Athletics and Dance

Position: Dean, Physical Education/Athletics and Dance
Salary: $90,000 to less than $120,000
Institution: San Mateo County Community College District
Location: California
Date posted: 3/27/2007
Application deadline: 4/3/2007

Job Type: Full-Time, Academic Administrative Position
Job Title: Dean, Physical Education/Athletics and Dance

Closing Date: First Review Deadline: Tuesday, April 3, 2007
Applications received after April 3, 2007 may be considered as needed.

Open Until Filled

Salary: Annual Salary: $97,128 - $118,680
Assignment: 12-Months per Year

Division/Department: Physical Education/Athletics/Dance Division
College: Skyline College
Description: Please See Below
Required Application Materials
All applicants are required to submit:
A completed standard District application form;
A résumé that details all education, training, and work experience;
A cover letter addressing the Requirements and Desirable Skills and Attributes listed in this announcement.

Standard District application forms and other application information may be obtained from the web page or by contacting the Office of Human Resources as follows:
SMCCCD Office of Human Resources
3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402
Automated Service Line: 650.574.6555
FAX: 650.574.6574

Application Deadline: For full consideration, all required materials must be received in the Office of Human Resources on or before April 3, 2007. Recruitment may continue beyond that date if needed until the position is filled.

Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as the College administrator responsible to the Vice-President of Instruction for the leadership, management and development of the Physical Education/Athletics/Dance Division.

As College Administrator

Recommend personnel actions to the Vice-President of Instruction;
Coordinate hourly and full time staffing activities;
Work with faculty to develop curriculum and apply current methods of instruction, including computer-assisted instruction and development of student learning outcomes;
Plan and administer the division budget;
Develop, recommend and implement the division's class schedule;
Coordinate preparation of catalog and brochure materials for the division;
Seek grant proposals and other funding opportunities;
Provide articulation/liaison with other colleges, student and community groups;
Serve on designated college and district committees;
Participate actively with other administrators to address college-wide concerns;
Establish and maintain close relations with local high schools;
Interact with Facilities Department to ensure instructional and athletic facilities are properly maintained;
Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice-President of Instruction.
As Athletic Director

Represent the college in matters related to intercollegiate athletics;
Administer all phases of the athletic program;
Represent the athletic program to the community and other relevant organizations;
Oversee the eligibility processes and observing of COA regulations and NCAA transfer guidelines;
Supervise and manage all athletic events.
Desirable Skills and Attributes
The screening committee will select candidates for interview from among those applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, give evidence of:

Successful teaching and/or coaching experience, preferably at the community college level, in physical education/athletics/dance or a related discipline;
Involvement, initiative, and leadership in instructional activities;
Ability to organize and coordinate diverse instructional programs;
Ability to elicit and bring focus to recommendations from division faculty;
Ability to represent effectively the division and its goals at college and district levels;
Organizational skills to facilitate the development and administration of curriculum, budget, staff development, and performance evaluation;
Ability to manage the division office and other support services;
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
An awareness of and commitment to shared governance;
An awareness of fund raising and grant writing;
Familiarity with and willingness to expand the use of computer based technology;
Ability to organize, orchestrate, and facilitate the activities of a dynamic athletic program;
Working knowledge of the NCAA transfer guidelines and the COA rules and regulations.
Experience or the ability to plan, develop and maintain new physical education/athletics and dance facilities


Master's degree from an accredited institution in a subject that is taught in the division. OR the Equivalent.
One year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the managerial assignment, which may, but need not be, concurrent with the required full time service; OR holds a California Community College Supervisor Credential.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and constructively with people who are diverse in their cultures, language groups and abilities. Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with physical or learning disabilities. Sensitivity to gender issues in education.
For persons applying for this position based on equivalence, Application for Equivalence must accompany the application form. The official application for Equivalence form is part of the standard district employment application. Additional copies of the Application for Equivalence are available at and in the SMCCCD Office of Human Resources.
Degree Equivalence: Possession of a degree(s) with similar content to those listed in the job announcement. Transcript required.
Academic Background Equivalence: Meet all of the Requirements in an allied field, and twenty-four (24) semester units of both upper division and graduate work in the academic field specified in the job announcement. Transcripts required.
Professional Achievement Equivalence: Outstanding professional achievement or substantial training in the field specified in the job announcement. Preparation, experience and ability must be equivalent to those expected from a candidate who meets the Requirements.

Employment Policy

The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.

Thursday, March 01, 2007

JOB: Senior Lecturer in Sport Studies, Univ of New Hampshire


The Department of Kinesiology at the University of New Hampshire seeks a Senior Lecturer in Sport Studies. Position responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, committee work, advising, and appropriate involvement in scholarship. The position also includes leadership of the Department’s Center for the Advancement of Sport and Community, whose mission is to gather, generate, analyze, and distribute knowledge about the role of sport in the development of community, which we take to include the development of social, physical, human, and economic capital in an environment of positive and diverse social relations.

In particular, the position responsibilities would include:

· Revising course outlines (and teaching courses) in KIN 561 (History of American Sport and Physical Culture); KIN 562 (Introduction to Sports Media Relations); KIN 580 (The Sport Industry), to focus more attention on public policy initiatives related to the Center’s mission.

· Serving as a liaison with New Hampshire schools and other public and not-for-profit agencies to identify and develop and supervise internships, volunteer experiences, and service-learning course components related to the Center’s mission.

· Serving as a liaison with UNH Athletics to promote their program’s involvement in Center activities.

· Developing and maintaining a web site dedicated to identifying and promoting public policy initiatives in community-building through sport.

· Monitoring the new Sport Studies curriculum rule requiring majors to complete at least 150 hours of sport service prior to enrollment in KIN 761 (Senior Seminar).

Position Requirements:
· PhD in History, Public Policy, Political Science, Sport Studies, or related discipline required.
· Experience in sport industry and in public policy arenas required.
· Demonstrated ability to work with faculty, staff, and students as well as community groups of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, disability, and ethnic backgrounds

The University of New Hampshire is the state’s public research university, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. Its primary purpose is learning: students collaborating with faculty in teaching, research, creative expression, and service. The University of New Hampshire has a national and international agenda and holds land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant charters. From its main Durham campus and its college in Manchester, the University serves New Hampshire and the region through continuing education, cooperative extension, cultural outreach, economic development activities, and applied research.

The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The university prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.

Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, official graduate school transcripts, and a list of references to:

Chair, Search Committee
Sport Studies
Department of Kinesiology
New Hampshire Hall
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH 03824