Community Fitness Assistant Coach (Short-term/hourly)

Job Description:

Date posted: October 31, 2022

Location: San Mateo, CA, USA

Community Fitness Assistant Coach (Short-term/hourly)


San Mateo County Community College District


Posting Number: 20141167S


Department: Community Fitness


Location: District Office


Position Number: TBD


Percentage of Full Time: 100%


FLSA: Non-Exempt (accrues overtime)


Months per Year: other


Min Salary: $22.00 (hourly)


Max Salary: $30.00 (hourly)


Position Type: Classified, Temporary


Who We Are:


The San Mateo County Community College District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District’s Strategic Plan, “success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals.” The District’s is focused on “Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.” We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences — emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at San Mateo County Community College District, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.


The College and the District:


The San Mateo County Community College District is home to Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College. All three of our colleges are designated as Hispanic Serving Institutions enrolling approximately 33,000 students each academic year. San Mateo County Community College District has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities that it serves. Detailed information about the student population, including data related to student success, can be found on the


Who We Want:


We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. The San Mateo County Community College District seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.


The Position:


The Community Fitness Assistant Coach (CFAC) provides overall assistant leadership and coordination of the Masters Swim and Youth Swim Team at the College of San Mateo aquatic facility.


Duties and Responsibilities:


The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.

  • Directs programs and executes duties consistent with District and College mission statements and values
  • Works with the Aquatics Program Manager/Coach to schedule the use of the aquatic facility in such a way as to preserve the primacy of the academic program and other college users and faculty, while accommodating the needs of the community during the unassigned time periods
  • Responsible for implementing safety protocols as required by statute and District regulations
  • Supervises, schedules, and daily service delivery of safety assurances, including review of lifeguard schedules during team and swim practices and events with assurance of others assigned safety functions in conjunction with coaching duties
  • Practices cohesive team management strategy, with interdepartmental relationship development, daily focused coordinating and managing efforts and pool operations




Due to the temporary nature of this position, benefits are not included.


Open Date: 11/01/2021


Open Until Filled: Yes


Special Instructions Summary:


Required Application Materials All applicants are required to submit:


  1. A completed online District application form (go to to complete the application and to apply for this position).


  1. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and other work experience.


  1. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages that addresses the applicant’s cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff as well as the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements, knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in this announcement.


Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills.


For questions related to this posting, please contact:

SMCCCD Office of Human Resources

3401 CSM Drive

San Mateo, CA 94402

Tel.: (650) 574-6555

Fax: (650) 574-6574

Web Page:


Conditions of Employment:


Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:


  1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)


  1. Submit verifications of prior employment


  1. Satisfactory references


  1. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process

In addition to background checks, the District may review publicly available information about a candidate on the Internet. If a candidate is aware of incorrect or inaccurate information that is available on the Internet, the candidate is welcome to address such an issue with the Office of Human Resources.


  1. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States


  1. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees


  1. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.


  1. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.


EEO Statement:


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.




Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation requests and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures can be made by completing our:


Annual Security Report:


San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) 2021 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2021 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2021 Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. The 2021 now available. You can also obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000. The report includes information about criminal activity on our campuses, emergency procedures and resources.


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