As a member of the coaching staff responsibilities include working closely with the Head Coach to develop and coach an NCAA Division III athletic team, and assist with all phases of directing and managing a successful football program. Maintain knowledge of defensive coaching strategies and oversee all aspects of the team defense. Actively ensure compliance with all NCAA and Ithaca College rules and regulations; participate in establishing goals and objectives for each season; recruiting, and assessing prospective student athletes for the program. Design and provide instruction on individual and team skills and physical health and safety to student athletes. The Assistant Coach participates in fundraising projects and other activities promoting the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and will teach PALS courses and/or perform administrative responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years related experience; demonstrated ability to plan and conduct pre-season, in-season and non-traditional and post-season team/individual athlete practices and competitions; experience developing and implementing conditioning programs for teams and or/individuals; experience recruiting athletes, scheduling and coordinating special events or athletic contest; excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment; strong attention to detail, possession of or ability to obtain a New York State drivers license and eligibility to meet the requirements to drive a College vehicle are required. Masters degree or progress towards and advanced degree and previous experience working in a college or university athletics department is highly desired. National certification in strength and conditioning preferred.
Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 7000 students, offers a learning experience that combines the best of the liberal arts and professional education. Our new strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a truly distinct integrative learning experience that allows us to graduate students who are ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age. ...We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the U.S. To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at www.ithaca.edu.Ithaca College continually strives to build an inclusive and welcoming community of individuals, with diverse talents and skills from a multitude of backgrounds, who are committed to civility, mutual respect, social justice, and the free and open exchange of ideas. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that value the varied learning needs and interests of a culturally diverse student population and that reflect a commitment to encouraging the success of all students.