San Marcos Head Coach Men's Basketball Position

San Marcos – Head Coach Men’s Basketball



California State University San Marcos is currently inviting applications for the position of Head Coach, with the working title of Head Coach Men’s Basketball.

Campus and Department Introduction

Come join our campus located in North San Diego County just 10 miles east of the beautiful Pacific coast and less than 40 miles north of downtown San Diego.   California State University San Marcos was founded as the 20th campus in the California State University system, which now has 23 campuses.  We are a rapidly growing, diverse university with a commitment to employee training and development.   Enrollment at California State University San Marcos has grown to over 16,000 and we have more than 55,000 California State University San Marcos alumni.  We seek to hire the most talented, inspiring, and dedicated professionals available.                                                           

CSUSM Athletics is a member of NCAA Division II and competes in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference.  The CCAA is a highly competitive conference made up of twelve California State Universities.

Job Summary

The head coach, who will have the working title of Head Coach Men’s Basketball, will lead the day-to-day operations of our successful NCAA Division II men’s basketball program.  This includes, but is not limited to, recruiting, budgeting, preparation for practices and competition, coordinate team travel plans and camps and clinics, organize requests for public appearances, maintain compliance with all NCAA rules, and prioritize student welfare.


  • Anticipated salary based on $8,964 – $10,833 per full-time month.   This is a full-time, 1.00 FTE, 12-month exempt position.  This position is benefits eligible.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Four years of paid NCAA DI or DII men’s basketball coaching experience
  • No NCAA major violations
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain/obtain a California Driver’s License and campus defensive driving certification
  • Ability to maintain/obtain CPR, First Aid and AED certification 


  • Two years of NCAA head coaching experience
  • Knowledge of NCAA compliance rules and regulations
  • Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups that relates to coaching responsibilities.


  • First review of applications will be May 12, 2023.


To apply, please click on the below link to submit your application:

Or mail to:

Herb Courtney

13211 Delafield Ave

Hawthorne, CA 90250

The University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and was named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit Faculty Opportunities for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks, NCAA major violations history and criminal record checks.  An offer of appointment is contingent upon a successful background check including a criminal record check and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

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 December 22, 2020 as a condition of employment.  An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form.  Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment, and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.



13211 Delafield Ave.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
Phone: (215) 688 – 8409 [email protected]

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