JOB OPENING: Feather River College

Feather River College is starting its football program in 2002 and is hiring a football staff. Please review this official posting.


570 Golden Eagle Avenue, Quincy CA 95971
(530) 283-0202, ext. 280


Position: Head Football Coach/PE Instructor

12 month, 70% load Certificated

Availability: TBA

Schedule: July 2001 – June 2002. Includes coaching and teaching duties. Day, evening, weekend and summer activities/instruction.

Location: Feather River College

Athletic Department

Salary: 70% of full-time salary for 12 months, $29,813 - $48,155. Placement based on education and experience. Annual recruiting bonus of up to $3,750.

The District provides a comprehensive fringe benefit program for employees and their families and membership in State Teachers Retirement System (STRS). Most benefits apply to employees and dependents. A sharing of the cost of health benefits exists in District policy.

Application Closing Date: Jan 25th 2002


Under general direction of the Dean of Students, to coordinate, recruit, plan, organize and coach a community college intercollegiate athletic program. (50% assignment release time to coach, recruit, and plan intercollegiate team and teach intercollegiate class, includes weekends and evenings as required during fall and spring semesters.) Under direction of the Dean of Instruction, teach related P.E. classes. Summer duties include camp/clinic instruction/supervision, recruiting, program development and other related activities. May serve on the Academic Senate and other shared governance committees of the college. Other related duties as assigned.


Men's Football: Recruit a minimum of 55 players. For each additional player beyond 60 and up to 85, the coach will receive a $250 stipend ($3,750 max).

*All athletes must be on the intercollegiate team eligibility list (or on class roster) and enrolled full-time in fall and spring to be counted as required minimum number of players/additional stipend players. Dual sport athletes either count as .5 athlete for both coaches or as 1 athlete for a single coach with mutual agreement of the coaches involved. The criteria for this decision would primarily be based on if one coach is singularly responsible for bringing the student athlete to FRC.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (The following duties are typical of those performed by employees in this job title; however, employees may perform other related duties, and not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each employee in this job title.)

Plan, coordinate and implement the intercollegiate athletic program.

Assist in the marketing of the intercollegiate athletic program in local communities.

Recruit and coach the intercollegiate team.

Initiate athletic eligibility procedures for athletes participating in the program.

Coordinate high school visitations for intercollegiate related recruitment activities.

Develop and implement an orientation program for athletes participating in the intercollegiate program.

Implement an academic support system for athletes, including an evening study program, using existing College resources.

Travel with team to off-campus games.

Instruct related P.E. classes. Provide input on selection and evaluation of part-time instructors.

Advise new and continuing students.

Assist in development of recruitment materials and participate in recruitment activities.

Conduct activities supporting student retention.

Track student placement in related employment through MIS and other sources of objective data.

Develop schedules and budgets for approval by the DOI and DOS.

Fulfill non-teaching assignments such as scheduled office hours, selection of textbooks, evaluation of course materials, curriculum development, and participation on area and college committees and shared governance.

Participate in professional growth and remain current in subject area.

Seek and coordinate grants and special projects as approved by appropriate administrator.

Instruct summer clinics and camps. Supervise all related summer clinics and camps. Recruit potential team players, coordinate program development and other activities. Release from summer camp/clinic duties for other assigned duties as approved by DOS.

Develop, supervise and implement fund-raising activities for intercollegiate athletics and the athletic department in collaboration with the college administration and FRC Foundation.

Abide by all relevant federal and state driving regulations while driving during the course of employment.

May supervise student employees.

Other related duties as assigned.


Master's in physical education or education with an emphasis in physical education OR Bachelor's in either of the above AND Master's in any life science, dance, physiology, health education, recreation administration, kinesiology, or physical therapy OR The equivalent.


Possess or be able to obtain, and maintain a valid class B (with passenger endorsement) commercial driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.

CPR and First Aid certification (if not held, to be obtained within three months of hire).

Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

PHYSICAL EFFORT/WORK ENVIRONMENT (The physical abilities involved in the performance of essential duties are:)

Instruction often involves many hours out in the field in all types of weather, including moderate to heavy physical effort.

Frequent standing, sitting, throwing, batting, demonstration of athletic techniques and skills, reaching, walking, lifting (overhead, waist level from floor), carrying, bending; frequent near vision use for reading; constant use of voice (somewhat above normal conversation level); frequent hearing use (ordinary conversation level); evaluative and cognitive thinking and decision making.

This work is performed in classroom, office, gymnasium and athletic field settings and includes night and weekend duties.


Interested applicants must submit the following:

1. Completed application on approved District application form.

2. Legible copies of college transcripts.

3. Three letters of recommendation addressing pertinent experience.

4. Equivalency application if minimum qualifications not met.

5. Applicant Affirmative Action Survey (optional).

Personnel application forms and equivalency forms may be obtained by contacting the District Personnel Office. Application materials should be mailed or delivered to:


570 Golden Eagle Avenue
Quincy, CA 95971
(530)283-0202, ext. 280

Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the application, testing or interviewing process must contact the Personnel Office.

All materials submitted become the property of the District. Materials submitted will not be returned or copied for return and will be considered for this announcement only.

Application expenses are the responsibility of the applicant.


All required documents listed in the Application Requirements section must be received in the Personnel Office by the application closing date. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate of an interview. Applicants will be notified as to whether or not they have been selected to appear for an interview. Finalist may be required to return for a second interview. All travel and interview expenses are the responsibility of the candidate.


All appointments are conditional until approved by the FRCCD Governing Board and subject to verification of information provided in the application packet. At the selected candidate's expense, proof of freedom from active tuberculosis and finger printing will be required. Employment will be contingent upon proof of employment eligibility in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.


Feather River College is a small, fully accredited, public community college located north of Lake Tahoe in the scenic Sierra Nevada mountains. The college currently enrolls approximately 1,500 students served by a faculty of 100 full-time and part-time instructors and a support staff of more than 50 employees. The area is heavily forested, and offers a mild four-season climate and outstanding recreational activities. Located on the outskirts of the picturesque mountain town of Quincy (area population 5,000), the college serves Plumas County (population, 20,000). The community offers excellent public and private services as well as affordable housing with three bedroom homes available in the $110,000 - $150,000 price range. College programs include a comprehensive general education transfer program, a variety of associate degree and certificate programs, and unique outdoor related vocational programs including natural resources and forestry, recreation leadership, pack station and stable operations, watershed management, and wildlife and hatchery management.

FRCC reserves the right to cancel, revise or re-announce this position.

Feather River Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with state and federal laws, FRCCD does not discriminate in any of its policies, practices or procedures on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, Vietnam-era veteran status, medical status, ancestry or marital status, nor does the District discriminate on the basis of citizenship, within the limitations imposed by law.

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