University Intercollegiate Athletics


Assistant Coach, Men's & Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field.  We are seeking to fill a limited assignment part time, seasonal track and field position in the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics.  Preferred area of specialty must include all throws.  Subsequent appointments are based on merit and program needs.  The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics regularly hires part-time coaches in the areas of Basketball, Track & Field/Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball and Baseball.  We seek to expand the pool from which we consider persons for these positions.  Coaches selected from this pool are hired on conditional contracts to coach in a given academic year.  These contracts are conditioned on continued adequate budgetary support.  Appointment in subsequent academic years is possible, but not guaranteed. 

Starting Date:

Fall, 2017

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required, physical education or related field preferred. Demonstrated successful coaching experience at the collegiate, high school, or club levels. Commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete. Good communication skills and administrative abilities necessary. Demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multi-ethnic, multicultural environment.  Must possess or be eligible to obtain a valid California driver license.

As a University dedicated to engagement, service and the public good, the successful candidate will be expected to join faculty, staff, students and administrators in a commitment to these purposes.


Serve as assistant coach for an NCAA Division II program. The University belongs to the CCAA Conference. Under the direction of the head coach the assistant coach will assist in the promotion of the program. Responsibilities include, assisting in practices, coordination of home competitions, and fundraising activities.  Assists with recruitment of student-athletes, admission, registration, the academic advisement of student-athletes and class progress of student-athletes.  Participate in scouting activities. Assist with budget, scheduling and travel arrangements.  The Assistant Coach is responsible for enforcement of institutional, conference, and NCAA regulations relevant to CSULA Intercollegiate Athletics.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University:

California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system.  Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 23,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area.  The University is a federally recognized Hispanic-serving, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving, and Minority-serving institution.

Required Documentation:

Send letter of application, resume and three letters of recommendation; and transcript awarding highest degree from an accredited institution to Assistant Athletic Director, Daniel Garrett at   Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. You can also mail applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information to:

Daniel Garrett, Assistant Athletic Director
Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, PE 106
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8240

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.


Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.