Sailing Coach

California State University Maritime Academy
Vallejo, CA 94590
United States

Housing Provided

Job Description


Sailing Coach

Job No: 528277

Work Type: Non-Instructional Faculty (Coach/Counselor/Librarian)

Location: Maritime Academy


WORKING TITLE: Sailing Coach

CLASSIFICATION TITLE: Coaching Specialist-12 Mo

TIMEBASE/POSITION TYPE: Temporary, Full-time



The Department of Athletics of the California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) invites applications for our full-time Sailing Coach. We seek a dynamic coach who is committed to creating an environment of inclusion and competitiveness, and who will engage in the sailing program which advances the mission of the University.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Applications received by the close of business day on June 8, 2023, will receive priority consideration.

ABOUT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY MARITIME ACADEMY (Cal Maritime): Located on a compact but scenic waterfront campus in Vallejo, California (30 miles northeast of San Francisco), California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus system. Serving a population of approximately 1000 undergraduate and 50 graduate students, we are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States — and the only one on the West Coast. Cal Maritime offers seven baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs (GSMA), Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Marine Transportation, and Oceanography. The undergraduate curriculum includes licensing programs for future merchant marine, coast guard and naval reserve officers. Cal Maritime also offers a Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management degree. Please visit our website for more information about California State University Maritime Academy.

Our programs focus on intellectual learning, applied technology, leadership development, and global awareness. Cal Maritime students participate in training cruises aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear or other international educational experiences - gaining a unique perspective on our increasingly global culture and economy. Cal Maritime is committed to being a leading educational institution recognized for excellence in the business, engineering, operations, security, and policy of the transportation industries of the Pacific Rim and beyond. We are equally committed to hiring and retaining diverse and dedicated faculty and staff who lead the way in helping our students expand their knowledge and potential.


Under the direction of the Director of Athletics and Physical Education, the Director of Sailing and Recreational Boating is responsible for all aspects of Cal Maritime's Sailing program, including adhering to the rules of the PCCSC Conference, the ICSA, Department of Athletics and Physical Education, and Cal Maritime. Essential duties include providing administrative management to the program, cadet- athlete recruitment, development and management of the budget, program scheduling, personnel management, teach PHE sailing classes, supervision of athletics facilities and scheduled activities, and contribute to advancement.


• Bachelor's degree

• A minimum of three years of collegiate or professional coaching experience required.

• Demonstrate evidence as US Sailing Level One Instructor.

• Demonstrated evidence as a Basic Keelboat Instructor.

• Must possess and. Maintain a valid license to drive in the State of California.


• Experience in sailing instruction and coaching FJ and laser class dinghy and big boat racing.

• Paddleboard instructor.


• Hiring salary is anticipated at $5,656.00 per month commensurate with education and experience.

• CSU Salary Range: $ 5,656.00- $ 10,560.00 per month

BENEFITS: An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available for “qualifying” positions which includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement plans, fee waiver, vacation, and sick leave.


• 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 revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

• A pre-employment physical is required as are subsequent USCG fitness physicals prior to each training cruise. The incumbent must participate in a random drug-screening program as required by federal law


• On the job, the employee is: exposed to excessive noise; around moving machinery; Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity; Is exposed to dust, fumes, gases, radiation, microwave (circle); and drives motorized equipment

• The role requires regularly working outdoors and routinely exposed to the sun. The position may be exposed to extreme heat or cold and rain, in addition to working on uneven, slippery surfaces.

• Typical classroom and office environment are in a two-story building with elevator access.


• Applicants must provide proof of US citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days from the date of hire.

• A background check investigation (including criminal records check) is required prior to employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of a current CSU employees who was conditionally offered the position.

• Applicants must submit on hire official documentation as proof of degree, license, or certificates as required.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties must apply on-line through our Cal Maritime Jobs website. Click “APPLY NOW” to complete and submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application and attach the following:

• Cal Maritime Employment Application (required)

• Letter of interest

• Curriculum Vitae

• In later phases of the search, Finalist may be requested to provide the following information prior to a final campus interview:

• Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three letters of recommendation (professional references)

• Teaching evaluations (if any)

• Other information as needed

MANDATED REPORTER: 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 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

NOTIFICATION: Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants not selected for an interview will be notified only after the position closes and the successful candidate has been selected.

TITLE IX: Please view the Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator at on the CSU Title IX website.

EEO STATEMENT: Cal Maritime is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable Accommodations will be provided to applicants with qualifying disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Benefits Coordinator at (707) 654-1146.

DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or changed.

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