Carroll College invites applicants for a Head Football Coach, to provide leadership in all aspects of a nationally competitive NAIA Football program.
Originally founded in 1909, Carroll College, located in Helena, Montana’s state capital, is a private, four-year, Catholic diocesan college providing undergraduate and graduate education to nearly 1,500 students. Carroll has distinguished itself as a pre-eminent and award-winning leader in academic programs including pre-medicine, natural sciences, nursing, engineering, data analytics, social sciences, and the humanities. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Carroll as the #1 Regional College in the West for eight years in a row; #1 for Under Graduate Teaching for regional colleges in the West; and #2 among “Best Value Schools” for regional colleges in the West. Forbes ranks Carroll as the top college in Montana. Students choose Carroll for its combination of exceptional academic programs, affordable tuition with generous financial aid and scholarship opportunities, and the strong close-knit community that exists on a beautiful campus in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.
Carroll College Athletics is home to 15 sports and over 375 student-athletes who excel in the field of play, the classroom and the community. The Fighting Saints compete in the NAIA’s Frontier Athletic Conference and are an associate member of Cascade Collegiate Conference. The Fighting Saints athletic program has won a record 14 Frontier Conference Bandy Memorial All-Sports Trophies, more than double the next closest conference rival.
Carroll Football has earned six national championships and forty-three conference titles in its 104-year history. The Fighting Saints have posted a 203-54 overall record the past twenty seasons and a 142-35 Frontier Conference record during that same time. Since 2003, four Fighting Saints have been recognized as the NAIA Player of the Year. Carroll Football is commonly recognized as an NAIA Scholar Team, having recently posted the highest GPA in 2017 amongst NAIA football teams.
Responsibilities for this full-time position, reporting to the Director of Athletics, include oversight of all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Football program including but not limited to: scheduling of contests, the recruitment and retention of quality student-athletes; fiscal management; game strategy including practice and game coaching; skill development; hiring and supervising of assistant coaches; donor fundraising; alumni, community, and media relations; coordination of football camps; and additionally assigned responsibilities in the Department of Athletics. The successful candidate must be able to develop positive relationships with students, media, alumni, donors while interacting successfully with department personnel and the college community. The Head Coach must conduct the football program in compliance with all NAIA, Frontier Conference and institutional rules and regulations, while aligning the management of the football program with the mission of Carroll College.
A Bachelor’s degree. A master’s degree is preferred.
At least five years of successful football coaching experience. College level coaching experience is preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of skills, techniques, and strategies of football.
Demonstrated leadership ability and excellent interpersonal skills.
A desire and commitment to support the mission of the college.
To receive full consideration, submit a letter of application, resume, unofficial copy of transcript (highest degree), and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references. Applications can be submitted electronically to email@example.com or mailed to the Office of Human Resources, Carroll College, 1601 N. Benton Ave., Helena, MT 59625. Review of applications will begin November 26, and will continue until the position is filled. EOE
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1601 N Benton Avenue
Helena, MT 59625