Visiting Assistant Professor/Interim Head Men's Cross Country/Track and Field Coach

Pomona College

United States

August 21, 2021


Job Posting Location:

Claremont, CA

Job Posting Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor/Interim Head Men's Cross Country/Track and Field Coach

Job Description:


Pomona College: The Department of Physical Education is currently accepting applications for a one-year visiting Professor of Physical Education and Interim Head Coach of Men's Cross Country/Track and Field for the Pomona- Pitzer athletic program. At Pomona, physical education professors are full members of the faculty. In this capacity, they teach courses, advise students, and play an integral role in committee service and faculty governance.

Responsibilities include managing all aspects of Pomona-Pitzer's competitive NCAA Division III men's cross country/track and field program, teaching activity classes in the physical education program and managing administrative duties essential for the proper functioning of the Physical Education and Athletic programs.

Firmly rooted in the NCAA Division III philosophy, Pomona-Pitzer athletics values coaches and athletic programs which promote: sportsmanship, teamwork, inclusion, leadership, wellness, service, accountability, personal development and competitive excellence.

Pomona College and Pitzer College are both recognized as highly selective comprehensive liberal arts colleges. Candidates should demonstrate a capacity to recruit, coach, mentor and teach in this context.

Pomona College, Pitzer College and The Department of Physical Education support equal access to higher education and values working in a richly diverse environment. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach and mentor exceptional students of diverse backgrounds-utilizing pedagogical practices that are rigorous, inclusive and which promotes academic equity.

Pomona and Pitzer Colleges combine to sponsor varsity athletics and are members of the Claremont Colleges consortium located in Southern California, approximately 40 miles east of Los Angeles. The Pomona-Pitzer Athletic Program consists of 21 intercollegiate teams and is a founding member of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Pomona and Pitzer have a combined enrollment of 2,800 students.

Desired Qualifications: - Master's degree preferred. - Demonstrated ability to lead, develop and coach student-athletes at the scholastic or collegiate level. - Understanding of NCAA Division III philosophy - Appreciation for the role of athletics in small liberal arts colleges with rigorous academic settings - Capacity to teach and mentor an ethnically diverse student body

Application Procedure/Deadline: Interested parties are encouraged to send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcript, statement of coaching/teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation. Please upload all the documents in the Resume/CV section of the application process.

Pomona College is an equal opportunity employer and especially invites applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

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