Basic Function: Assist head coach in providing leadership and direction for all aspects of the varsity football program to compete in accordance with the NCAA Division III philosophy. Teach physical education courses and manage a departmental administrative responsibility.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Assist the head football coach in the leadership and direction of the program; organize practice sessions, participate in the preparation of student-athletes for competition and provide positive guidance to students off the field.
Recruit prospective student-athletes committed to academic and athletic excellence.
Establish and maintain a positive public relations image for the program, the department and WPI.
Serve as a role model for players both on and off the field.
Develop good rapport and/or working relationship with students, department members, faculty and alumni.
Adhere to WPI departmental, NCAA and university policies.
Teach PE courses as assigned.
Be responsible for a departmental administrative responsibility as assigned.
1-3 years exceptional collegiate coaching and playing experience at the collegiate level.
Demonstrated ability in administration, leadership, recruitment.
CPR certificate, first aid certificate and valid driver’s license required.
Posting Date: 12/16/2016
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
EEO Information: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.
Criminal Background Check Statement: A pre-employment criminal records check is required.
WPI, the nation's third oldest private technological university, established in 1865 by New England industrialists John Boynton and Ichabod Washburn consists of 80 acres set in a safe, residential section of Worcester, Massachusetts—the second largest city in New England—home to 13 colleges, and situated 40 miles west of Boston.