Under the supervision of the Associate Dean for Athletics and Student Life, in addition to serving as head men’s basketball coach, this position will also be responsible for developing and implementing targeted athletic fundraising events within the framework of the College's overall fundraising priorities and strategies, in coordination with the Peninsula College Foundation. Admin/Exempt position with separate part-time teaching contract for advanced basketball courses and basketball officiating.
Located in the northwest corner of the United States, Peninsula College is nestled in the foothills of the Olympic Mountains. The main campus in Port Angeles, Washington, overlooks the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the nearby city of Victoria, British Columbia, and has easy access to the Pacific Ocean, Olympic National Park, and Seattle. It is arguably one of the most beautiful community college settings in the United States.
As a public comprehensive community college with baccalaureate-granting authority, Peninsula College is highly regarded by businesses, schools, and community partners for its culture of innovation, high academic standards, and strategic vision. The College is part of the 34-college Washington State Community and Technical College System and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The intercollegiate sports program is a member of the Northwest Athletic Conference, consisting of community colleges from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia.
The College serves more than 4670 students (1400 FTE) through its main campus and Port Townsend and Forks campuses, its correctional facilities, community education, and its online course offerings. The College community is vibrant, engaged, and known for its commitment to serving the diverse needs of the local communities across its 3,600 square mile service district.
The College culture is defined by its Guiding Principles and its shared governance model, which values respect, open and honest communication, integrity and collaboration. The College is a leader in the Guided Pathways work in Washington State, and is deeply engaged in creating institutional change to support this vision. The College is highly regarded as a warm and welcoming place. Athletic Development Coordinator Essential Functions
Serve as Athletic Department lead in the coordination and evaluation of fund raising efforts. Collaborate with the college's Foundation to provide a comprehensive fund raising effort that ranges from booster donations, to corporate sponsorships, to fund-raising events. Secure gifts for capital, program and endowment needs from individuals, businesses, corporations and other potential gifting sources. Track and account for contributions to athletic programs, in coordination with the Foundation. Operational responsibility, including accountability for the fiscal targets, as the campus lead on Pirate Casino Night, Pirate Golf Tournament and future events to be developed. Enhance and coordinate fundraising efforts of team-specific initiatives with the Foundation and Conferences and Institutes. Coordinate athletic public relations activities, in coordination with our Public Relations Director and Marketing Director. Coordinate donor recognition, in coordination with the Foundation.
Head Coach Essential Functions
Prepare athletes for competition. Ensure athletes have fulfilled preliminary requirements prior to first practice; teach physical conditioning relative to basketball; teach and coach fundamentals of basketball; develop and enforce a code of ethics. Recruit quality student athletes. Seek to recruit top student/athletes; comply with all Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) recruiting guidelines. Coordinate Letters of Intent and scholarship awards. Work with athletic director to determine which athletes will receive letters of intent and the scholarship amount each is to receive within NWAC guidelines. Ensure compliance with eligibility regulations. Stay current on eligibility regulations; inform athletes of eligibility requirements. Coordinate scheduling and travel for athletic events: Assist in scheduling athletic events and coordinating travel arrangements; assume responsibility for reporting team scores to the NWAC office. Teach men's basketball classes and other classes as assigned.
Duties of the position require knowledge, skills and abilities
Broad understanding of the sport of college basketball with emphasis on recruiting, skill development, teaching sportsmanship and life skills, and the ability to help players advance to the next level.
Duties of the position require previous experience
College men’s basketball coaching experience.
Head coaching experience, fund raising experience.
College coaching experience.
Required physical abilities
The ability to demonstrate basketball techniques, lead conditioning exercises, minor lifting, driving vans, and sitting for long periods while traveling.
Required work schedule and work environment
Flexible work schedule that involves working nights and weekends.
Required education or certificates
Preferred education or certificates
Annual full time, exempt position.
Starting salary: $40,000 - $50,000 DOE.
Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; retirement plan options; optional credit union and tax deferred annuity programs. Peninsula College contributes $916.00 per month towards the cost of the Washington State employee insurance programs. The college also supports professional development.
Peninsula College is a qualified employer for the PSLF program. If you work for the College full time, have had Direct Loans and are on an eligible repayment plan, you are eligible to apply.
Full-time employees are eligible to apply and participate in the Peninsula College Employee Tuition Program.
In compliance with the Immigration and Naturalization Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
A complete application file will include:
a college employment application,
a letter of application addressing specific qualifications of this position,
a current resume,
unofficial transcript, and three current professional references qualified to assess your experience and ability to perform the duties specified. Please include references’ email addresses and telephone numbers.
The successful applicant must be able to document United States employment eligibility. Peninsula College is an equal opportunity employer. Peninsula College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, families with children, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, including gender identity, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities. Peninsula College embraces a shared philosophy in our Guiding Principles, please visit www.pencol.edu/aboutpc/mission-vision-and-guiding-principles. Coordination of compliance is the responsibility of the Human Resources Officer, PC HR Office, (360) 417-6212.
About Peninsula College
Peninsula College provides educational opportunities in the areas of academic transfer, professional and technical, basic skills, and continuing education. The College also contributes to the cultural and economic enrichment of Clallam and Jefferson Counties.
EDUCATION - OPPORTUNITY - ENRICHMENT
Provide excellent instruction and services in support of its mission;
Embrace a set of shared principles;
Practice shared governance;
Pursue a "planful" approach to decision making; and
Support the professional development of faculty and staff.
The college community is guided by the following principles:
The teaching/learning process is at the center of the mission of Peninsula College.
Members of the campus community will treat each other with mutual respect and dignity.
Members of the campus community will be open and honest in their communications.
Members of the campus community shall promote a positive work environment and avoid adversarial relationships.
Each member of the campus community shall act ethically and with integrity.
The campus will engage in collaborative decision-making processes.
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