Dir Football Operations/Head Coach

Pasadena City College Pasadena, CA

About the Job

Job Description

Director of Football Operations/Head Coach

Pasadena City College


Under general direction, the position is responsible for directing the day-to-day operations of the District's football program, including oversight of campus and off campus related activities. The position is responsible for ensuring that the football program is compliant with a variety of state and District regulations. The position is also required to perform recruitment and coaching duties to ensure that the District's football program is competitive, compliant, and a premiere program.

Examples Of Duties


12 Months, 100% Assignment, Exempt from Overtime

  1. Participates in the recruiting of assistant coaches and certificated staff; recommends the hire of hourly staff to the departmental Dean.
  2. Analyzes the performance of the football coaching staff to assist the educational administrator conduct year end coaching evaluations and address performance issues.
  3. Apportions work amongst subordinate staff to ensure that the needs of the football program are being met.
  4. Evaluates the football program and related policies to ensure compliance with state regulations, suggest improvements, and determine if long/short term goals have been accomplished.
  5. Monitors the football program's budget to project future funding, track expenditures, recommend adjustments, and assist in the development of the budget.
  6. Ensures that the District's recruiting practices of student athletes for the football program complies with state regulations.
  7. Enforces District, conference, and athletic regulations to ensure that student athletes are following regulations related to behavior, matriculation, conditioning, and physicality.
  8. Develops fundraising opportunities to supplement the football program budget and maintain operations.
  9. Files recruitment logs, maintains equipment inventory records, and records that support eligibility and transfer.
  10. Tracks records such as, but not limited to, recruitment files, eligibility records, emergency data cards, and any records that support eligibility, academic progress, matriculation, and transfer to ensure that such records are compliant.
  11. Submits transportation requests for participation in off campus contests and events.
  12. Ensures that decorum requirement of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA), related conferences, and the District are completed and understood by the student athletes of the football program.
  13. Directs all aspects of the scouting of opposing teams and the review of game or practice video footage to develop football strategies based on the team's capabilities and win games.
  14. Performs in game management of all football contests to ensure compliance with CCCAA/ South California Football Association (SCFA) regulations related to sideline requirements, student athlete injuries, and manage personnel effectively to win football games.
  15. Assesses the skills of football players to assign roles on the team and determine needs for improvement.
  16. Develops the regular practice schedule to organize practice times.
  17. Models sportsman like behavior to maintain appropriate conduct towards opposing players, coaches, officials, and spectators.
  18. Establishes standards of proper student behaviors to ensure accountability from all participants in the football program.
  19. Responds to difficult and sensitive public inquiries and complaints; assists with resolutions and provides alternative recommendation.
  20. Performs related duties as assigned.

Typical Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS- Required qualifications to effectively perform the job. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.


  1. Bachelor's Degree and
  2. Five (5) years of experience coaching football in post-secondary institutions.



  1. California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Constitution andbylaws
  2. Title IX
  3. District policies and procedures
  4. Football coaching methods
  5. Coaching in accordance with the objectives,policies, regulations and procedures established by the Athletic Division, South CaliforniaFootball Association, and the CCCAA
  6. Program review assessment
  7. Assessment methods
  8. Methods of budget administration
  9. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software
  10. General office software and equipment


  1. Apply knowledge of the CCCAA Constitution, bylaws, and District policies to ensure that the recruitment of student athletes for the football programs is compliant; ensure that students are not violating regulations in the areas of behavior, matriculation, conditioning, and physicality; stores records of student athletes according to regulations; ensures that student athletes sign all required documentation; make transportation arrangements for the football program; process the selection of hourly employees; determine which policies and procedures related to the football program need to be updated or modified.
  2. Apply knowledge of Title IX to ensure that cases of misconduct are routed to the appropriate personnel.
  3. Apply knowledge of program review assessments, or assessment methods, to determine the impact that the football program has on student academic success and the effectiveness of the policies and procedures of the program.
  4. Use football coaching methods to develop strategies and techniques necessary to trainandcoachstudent-athletesinthetechniquesoffootball.
  5. Apply knowledge of coaching in accordance with the objectives,policies, regulations and procedures established by the Athletic Division, South CaliforniaFootball Association, and the CCCAA to ensure that coaching methods are in compliant.
  6. Apply methods of budget administration to forecast budgetary needs and assist in the development of the program budget.
  7. Use ERP Software to enter purchase requisitions and monitor the program budget.
  8. Use general office software and equipment to develop reports, presentations, aggregate data, and communicate with District staff, students, parents, recruiting area high schools, community organizations,and other external stakeholders.


  1. Maintain up to date on any changes to state and federal regulations that govern the District's football program.
  2. Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the sport of football and other programs and services.
  3. Effectively apply emerging football coaching innovations as necessary.
  4. Effectively ensure the football program has sufficient funds to maintain operations.
  5. Effectively ensure compliance with state regulations governing coaching and the football program.
  6. Arrange transportation needs in a timely manner.
  7. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  8. Develop and maintain effective relationships with District staff, students, parents, recruiting area high schools, community organizations, and other external stakeholders.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES & WORK ENVIRONMENT -Activities and environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands and environmental conditions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


The position will continuously (5.6 hours - 8 hours) require the ability to communicate to conduct meetings, perform recruiting activities, enforce compliance with regulations governing football operations, conduct fundraising activities, conduct football practices, and during in game management of all football games.

The position will frequently (2.6 hours - 5.5 hours) exhibit the ability to stand, walk, and run while performing coaching duties during practices and during in game contests. The position will frequently (2.6 hours - 5.5 hours) exhibit the ability to sit and use fine manipulation to grasp and operate coaching tools, use general office equipment, and to operate a computer.


The position will continuously (5.6 hours - 8 hours) be required to work in an outside working environment in hot, humid, cold, rainy, and moderate temperatures and be exposed to dirt, soil, and mud while directing football practices, coaching in game contests, and conducting recruiting activities. The position will be required to frequently (2.6 hours - 5.5 hours) work in an indoor office environment with moderate temperature.

Supplemental Information


Salary Range: M-3

Salary and other terms of employment are competitive. Placement is on the District Contract Monthly Management Salary Schedule (Download PDF reader) .

Generous fringe benefits include fully paid medical, dental, and vision for employees and their families, and life insurance for the employee.


  • Successful completion of livescan clearance and TB screening

  • Successful completion of physical examination

  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States

  • Board of Trustees approval


    Pasadena City College utilizes an online application process. Hard copy, e-mailed, or faxed resumes are notaccepted. You can apply for a position from any computer with Internet access. All materials are submitted electronically through the Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) . Applications completed and received by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, MAY 05, 2021will receive full consideration.

    Please keep in mind the following:

  • If you do not follow the process or your application/resume is incomplete, your information will not be processed

  • The hiring committee will review, evaluate, and consider applications and supporting materials received by the deadline. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a particular position does not assure the applicant an interview. It is, therefore, important that the application be thorough and detailed. The District may re-advertise, delay, choose not to fill the position, or choose to fill more than one position

  • While the acceptance of the application packet is done through the Applicant Tracking Software (ATS), all hiring decisions are made by a hiring committee

  • Positions are full-time (100%) and "open until filled," unless otherwise stated

  • The college president will conduct a final interview and recommend a candidate to the Board of Trustees

    Once applications are submitted they are final. Please carefully review your application and the documents which you are attaching to make sure that they are free from errors and complete

    If you require assistance, please contact the Human Resources office at 626.585.7388. Applicants may expect to be notified approximately 4 - 5 weeks following the closing date as to the status of their application.


    For full consideration, all of the following mustbe submitted along with the online application. An incomplete application packet will not be forwarded to the hiring committee for review.

    1.Five references (name, phone number, email address and position), which are included in the online application

    2.A cover letter addressing your qualifications for this position. In the letter, please provide a teaching philosophy and discuss the ways you meet each of the points listed under "The Responsibilities," "Minimum Qualifications," "Professional Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities" and "Desirable Qualifications"

    3.Professional resume/Curriculum Vitae

    4.Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable). Copies of transcripts for all degrees/units needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be submitted. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment. Foreign transcripts and degrees require official certification of equivalency to U.S. transcripts and degrees by a certified U.S. review service at the time of application. For a list of agencies that can evaluate your foreign transcript, please visit the Foreign Degrees and Units section on our website


    Established in 1924, Pasadena City College, (PCC), has been serving the West San Gabriel Valley for 96years. PCC enrolls more than 29,500 students each semester and offers 107 academic degree programs and 72 Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs to its students. PCC serves one of the most culturally diverse student populations in the nation. The College sets the stage for preparing students to meet the demands of a changing world. Building relationships with community partners provides opportunities for PCC faculty and its students to engage in opportunities not often available to students in other areas.

    The main college campus occupies a 53-acre site, while the Foothill Community Education Center and Child Development Center are located in separate nearby off-campus facilities. Due to the geographic size of the District, PCC has two additional satellite sites - the Rosemead Center and its newest site, PCC Northwest at John Muir High School. For more information, go to www.pasadena.edu .


    PCC has many institutional strengths that distinguish it among its peers, both in the state and across the nation. Among them are:

    A highly multicultural student body:
    • 47% Latino/a/x
    • 4% Black/African American
    • 27% Asian
    • 4% Two of More Races
    • 15% White
    • 3% Unknown/Other

    Annually, at 49%, the College achieves recognition for one of the highest rates for transfer degrees to baccalaureate level institutions, both in California and across the nation. Additionally, PCC boasts a 52% bachelor's degree attainment rate for Pasadena graduates who transfer to a four-year university, compared to 42% nationally. The College is well known for national mathematics and forensic honors, as well as its extensive study abroad opportunities.

    PCC was once again named one of ten national finalists for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, widely recognized as the nation's premier honor for two-year colleges. The Aspen Prize recognizes institutions for their outstanding outcomes in four areas: student learning; certificate and degree completion; employment and earnings; and high levels of access and success for minority and low-income students.

    PCC is ranked by the Military Times as the top community college in California for military veterans, and the College is similarly ranked among the top community colleges in the nation. The PCC Courier, the student newspaper, is a perennial award winner

    Twelve students are elected annually by the PCC Associated Students to represent and advocate on behalf of the student body. There are 80 student clubs and organizations representing the interests of a culturally diverse student population.

    In February 2017, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of School and Colleges reaffirmed PCC's status as a fully accredited institution. For more information, go to www.pasadena.edu


    Pasadena City College is an equity-minded learning community dedicated to enriching students' academic, personal, and professional lives through an array of degree and certificate programs, campus engagement, and customized student support.
    • A Passion for Learning - We recognize that each one of us will always be a member of the community of learners.
    • A Commitment to Integrity - We recognize that ethical behavior is a personal, institutional and societal responsibility.
    • An Appreciation for Diversity - We recognize that a diverse community of learners enriches our educational environment.
    • A Respect for Collegiality - We recognize that it takes the talents, skills and efforts of the entire campus community, as well as the participation of the broader community, to support our students in their pursuit of learning.
    • A Recognition of Our Heritage - We recognize that we draw upon the College's long-standing tradition of excellence to offer innovative services to our students and communities.


    Successful applicants must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
    • Successful completion of background check including Live Scan and Tuberculosis (TB) assessment/screening.

    • Pasadena Area Community College District will notsponsor any visa applications.
    • Applicants must be available for interviews at Pasadena City College at no cost to the District.
    • Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting the Office of Human Resources directly at (626) 585-7388.
    • The Pasadena Area Community College District does not discriminate in the educational programs and activities operated by the District or in employment procedures and practices of the District. The Policies of Title IX as developed to date are available for inspection during normal business hours at the District office at 1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106.
    • Crime awareness and campus security information are available from Campus Police. (Public Law 101-542).
    • The Pasadena Area Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. The District encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and the disabled.
    • An applicant, who attempts to contact individual Board members or members of the screening committee with the intent of influencing the decision of the committee or the Board, will be disqualified. General inquiries regarding the position and/or District employment should be directed to the Office of Human Resources.

    PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT Equal Opportunity, Title IX, Section 504 Employer

    To apply, please visit: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/pasadenaedu/jobs/3035372/director-of-football-operations-head-coach

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