Athletic Director
Long Beach City College - Long Beach, CA

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Under the direction of the Dean of Student Affairs, Kinesiology and Athletics, the Athletic Director will plan, organize, control and direct district intercollegiate activities; schedule and coordinate intercollegiate programs and events on campus; serve as liaison between administrators, personnel, outside agencies, vendors, boosters, students and parents; and supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.


  • Administer, direct and supervise all aspects of the athletic programs as they relate to facilities, schedules, athlete eligibility, physical examinations, equipment, transportation, and insurance
  • Assure game supervision and management of home athletic contests
  • Assure compliance with all laws, rules and regulations associated with national, state, and conference codes. Conduct compliance meetings with coaches
  • Monitor student athlete academic and residential eligibility
  • Attend league and conference meetings; maintain currency of state and conference decisions, and effectively communicate decisions to the coaching staff
  • Recommend for hire, supervise, and evaluate head coaches, assistant coaches, athletic training personnel, office staff, sports information specialists, or other personnel associated with athletics. Coordinating all personnel matters with Human Resources
  • Develop, allocate and monitor the Associated Student Body budgets associated with athletic teams. Assist coaches with budgetary compliance. Approve and direct the purchase of equipment, supplies, and materials related to athletic programs
  • Promote athletic programs throughout the college and within the community
  • Participate with appropriate booster groups, student groups, community groups, and college committees
  • Coordinate with other segments of the campus to promote and advance the mission of the Student-Athlete Success Center
  • Assist with the monitoring of all fundraising activities conducted by the athletic teams
  • Coordinate fundraising efforts performed through the Foundation, including the Hall of Champions banquet and the annual golf tournament
  • Assure continuity, equity, and compliance with all sports offerings, including preparation of appropriate national, state, and local reports related to athletics: Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, Title IX compliance and CCCAA Form R4, as well as any other related conference or college program reviews
  • Plan, organize and implement long and short-term programs and activities designed to enhance school intercollegiate programs and services


  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution or possession of a valid California Community College Supervisory Credential AND
  • One year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment AND
  • Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desirable Qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution in Physical Education, Kinesiology, or Education with an emphasis in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Physiology of Exercise
  • Two years of recent experience directing, coordinating, and administering college, high school, or community sports programs
  • Experience promoting athletic programs
  • Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, and codes associated with community college athletic programs
  • Experience developing, allocating, and monitoring budgets associated with athletic programs
  • Ability to challenge and motivate staff
  • Knowledge of operations, services and activities of an intercollegiate program
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques of leadership and management
  • Knowledge of public relations principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
  • Willingness to commit to shared governance, consensus building, and a team approach to management
  • Experience supervising and evaluating personnel
  • Ability to analyze and assess programs, policies, and operational needs and make appropriate adjustments
  • Ability to develop, coordinate and manage programs and services to meet the District’s goals and objectives
  • Ability to identify and respond to sensitive organizational issues, concerns and needs
  • Ability to prepare and present comprehensive oral and written reports
  • Evidence of an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of constituencies
  • Ability to utilize computers and other forms of advanced technology

A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s vehicle insurance policy.

Additional Information:

This is a twelve-month position for the academic year with an annual salary range of $102,564 - $124,656; Range 19 on the Management Team Salary Schedule. The District provides medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee and eligible dependents and life insurance for the employee. Benefits also include 21 vacation days and 5 management leave days.

The deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m., Friday, March 1, 2013 . Application materials must be electronically submitted on-line at . Incomplete applications and applications submitted by mail will not be considered.

  • A Long Beach Community College District application.
  • A cover letter outlining your education and experience relevant to this position.
  • A list of five references, including current addresses and telephone numbers of both colleagues and supervisors.
  • A current resume.
  • Complete transcripts of ALL lower and upper division and graduate level college/university course work with degree conferral date and title shown (need not be official). Transcripts from countries other than the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service (NACES).
Submit application on-line at .
OR visit our lobby to submit applications on-line at
Long Beach Community College District-Human Resources
4901 E. Carson Street, Long Beach, CA 90808

  • Applications will be screened to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
  • Applicants who meet the basic qualifications and who are also deemed to possess the highest degree of desirable qualifications will be invited to the college at their own expense . During the campus visit, each applicant will be interviewed and may be asked to conduct a short teaching demonstration/presentation on a previously announced topic and participate in a writing exercise and/or hands-on practical.
  • The interview committee will rate responses to the interview questions, the demonstration/presentation, and the applicable writing exercise and/or hands-on practical.
  • Based upon this rating, a small number of applicants will be invited to the campus for a second interview.
  • The Superintendent-President will make the final recommendation for employment to the Board of Trustees.

    • To be considered in the initial committee review, all materials requested in this vacancy notice must be received no later than the filing deadline. Submission of all application materials is the responsibility of the applicant.
    • The District does not contact Placement Offices.
    • Applicants wishing to apply for more than one position must submit separate materials for each position.
    • During the interview, consideration will be given to factors in addition to education and experience, including but not limited to: professional development, ability to work with others, and commitment to meet student needs.
    • Applicants who are eliminated from consideration will be notified by letter.
    • Candidates should not expect official notification of the status of their candidacy until the Board of Trustees has acted upon the College’s recommendation for employment.
    • The District reserves the right to contact the current or most recent employer and to investigate past employment records of applicants selected for interviews.
    • The District reserves the right to extend the deadline, re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling this position.
    • The College does not return materials submitted in application for a position. (Copies of original supporting documents are acceptable.)

    The community of Long Beach is a wonderful blend of big city and sea-side town. California’s 5th largest city conveniently borders Los Angeles and Orange County and is known for its rich heritage celebrating the cultural arts, athletics, tourism, community and civic opportunities. Long Beach is a culturally diverse community of nearly 500,000 that was recently named one of the “100 Best Communities for Young People” by America’s Promise.

    The Long Beach Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.

    Disability Accommodations If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify the Human Resources Office at least two days prior to the closing date, by calling (562) 938-4811.

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