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Faculty Employment Opportunities

Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
(initial screening date - open until filled)


Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking an individual with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and instructional administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly, our students. This is a full-time, regular contract position in the Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance Department at the Petaluma Campus of Santa Rosa Junior College, beginning Fall Semester, August 2014. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.


The Department of Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance offers a comprehensive, well-rounded program which meets the needs of our varied student population. A wide variety of activity classes accommodate students ranging in age from high school students to senior adults and lecture classes for Kinesiology majors and for students pursuing a certificate or major in Fitness, Nutrition, and Health, a career technical program for aspiring personal trainers, group fitness instructors, and wellness coaches. Class offerings at the Petaluma Campus are enhanced by outstanding facilities including a new physical fitness center with a state of the art multi-purpose room and weight room that opened August 2008. The Santa Rosa facilities include a comprehensive weight room, football/track and field stadium and a sports medicine/athletic training facility, a swimming facility with both competitive indoor and outdoor pools, two gymnasiums, eight tennis courts and a greenspace with synthetic turf for baseball, softball, soccer and football. In addition to our Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance a classes, we offer 20 varsity sports programs.


This assignment includes teaching a variety of Kinesiology lecture and lab-based activity courses from beginning to advanced level. The appointee will have responsibility for the general operation and maintenance of departmental equipment. Additionally, the instructor will help to prepare budgets and equipment requests, collaborate with adjunct instructors and work with the Petaluma Administration in schedule development. This position will serve as the point person and conduct outreach and coordination for department academic programs as well as communicate issues with faculty and staff on the Petaluma Campus and Santa Rosa Campus.

SRJC offers courses at two campuses, located in Santa Rosa and Petaluma, as well as multiple satellite locations within the district, including on-line. While this assignment is for the Petaluma campus, please note the district reserves the right of assignment to any location, and that assignments could involve any combination of day or evening classes with weekly office hours being mandatory. Instructors assume responsibility for maintaining currency in the field, for updating existing courses and developing new curricula (including courses that serve community needs, such as short, non-credit, or online courses), assisting in the assessment of student learning outcomes, participating in department activities and other college service such as committee work, managing laboratories, and participating in community outreach on behalf of the college.



Masters degree in Physical Education*, Exercise Science, Education with an emphasis in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Physiology of Exercise or Adapted Physical Education; OR Bachelors degree in any of the above AND Masters degree in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration or physical therapy; OR the equivalent; OR possession of a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructors Credential in Physical Education. Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

* Please note that a degree in Kinesiology serves as the equivalent to a degree in Physical Education.

If you do not possess the minimum qualifications exactly as stated above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at time of application.


  • Demonstrated ability to teach a variety of Kinesiology lecture and activity courses successfully
  • College level teaching experience
  • Knowledge of learning progressions for beginning to advanced levels in lab and lecture kinesiology courses.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and the community at large.
  • Successful and recent teaching experience in Kinesiology.Demonstrated experience with curriculum development.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.Demonstrated department and college service.

*Proof of current CPR with AED and First Aid certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association. Currency of certifications must be maintained with no lapse. (CPR with AED and First Aid Certification must be completed by the start of assignment but is not necessary to qualify for interview.)


In order to be given priority consideration for this position, applicants must submit AN ORIGINAL PLUS ONE COPY OF EACH of the following documents by the priority filing deadline:

  1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Faculty Application Form, Personal Data Form and Applicant Notification Form. Voluntary Data Form is optional.
    • If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents.
  2. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the Position Description section of this announcement.
  3. A statement describing your demonstrated experience in understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
  4. Current Resume.
  5. Copies of transcripts of all college level course work. Unofficial copies (both sides) are acceptable, but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring. If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
  6. Completed Supplemental Questionnaire.
  7. If applicable: Copy of California Community College Credential (both sides)


    • Starting Salary Range: $57,389 - $80,918 per year (2013/14 Faculty Salary Schedule). Teaching experience, other related professional experience, and academic degrees determine salary placement on a schedule that is competitive with other California Community Colleges.

    • Benefits: The District offers a competitive health and benefit package for employees and eligible dependents.

    • Leave/Holiday time: Full-time faculty members earn one day of sick leave for each month worked and are entitled to holidays recognized by the District that fall within the regular academic year.

    • Housing: A mortgage loan at reduced fees may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information).

    (In loose-leaf form - no folders or binding please.)


    Application Materials & Procedures

    To download job announcements and application materials, please go to or contact us to be mailed the materials to apply :

    Human Resources Department

    Santa Rosa Junior College

    PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive

    MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue

    Santa Rosa, CA 95401

    PHONE (707) 527-4954

    FAX (707) 527-4967


    The office is located in the Button Building on the college campus and is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

    All documents included in your application file become the property of the college and will not be returned. Your file for this opening will not be considered for future openings. New documents must be submitted for each opening.

    It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 p.m. on the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration. Applications received after the priority filing deadline will be considered only if the initial priority screening is unsuccessful.

    Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be forwarded to a screening committee for review. Approximately 15 to 20 days later, we will notify you whether or not you have been chosen for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited to appear for oral interviews before a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Student Body, and the Board of Trustees.

    Although Santa Rosa Junior College does not reimburse candidates for expenses related to the first interview, candidates traveling from out of the area for administrative or full-time faculty positions who are selected as finalists will be offered a travel stipend for their administrative interview(s).

    If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the Human Resources Department.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

    1. In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
    2. Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
    3. Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
    4. Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).

    The Jeanne Clery Annual Security Report, which includes personal safety and crime prevention information, related District policies, and District crime statistics, is available at or paper copies are available upon request from the District Police Department.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.