McNeese State University, a Division I member of the NCAA and the Southland Conference, is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong leadership and technical skills for a full-time position of Head Football Coach. This position will lead the Football program under the direction of the Director of Athletics and will implement goals and objectives as they relate to McNeese’s 16-sport NCAA Division I athletics program, The Southland Conference and NCAA policies and procedures.
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Job duties include but are not limited to the following:
Maintain compliance with NCAA, Conference, and Board of Supervisors regulations and policies
Promote an atmosphere of compliance within the program supervised by the Head coach and to monitor the activities regarding compliance of all assistant coaches and other administrators involved with the program who report directly or indirectly to the Head Coach.
Responsible for Football program operations, including coaching, recruiting, and supervision of secretary, coaching assistants, graduate assistants, and student workers
Be attentive and responsible with budget set forth each year.
Responsible for purchasing within the Football program
Responsible for supplies and equipment maintenance
Responsible for preliminary squad list due on June 1 of every year to Compliance Office
Responsible for completing and returning all forms, lists, and reports originating from the Compliance Office involving the Football program
Responsible for the academic progress of student athletes in Football program.
Supervision of Football athletes’ progress within the program
Responsible for fundraising efforts for the program
Maintain inventory records for equipment and apparel.
Responsible for maintaining annual CPR certification
Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
Preferred: Masters’ degree from an accredited institution.
Experience as a Head Coach or Coordinator with a Division I or Division II Football Program.
Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
Proven successful experience in recruiting and coach/and or playing football at the DI or DII college level
Ability to operate a departmental budget within allocated resources
Ability to supervise personnel through previous leadership experience
Thorough knowledge and understanding of NCAA DI rules, practices, policies, philosophy and procedures.
Application Materials and Contact:
For the application process, interested applicants shouldelectronicallysubmit a: CoverLetter,Resume, References, (name, phone number, and e-mail address of at least three). Please email the required documents to Committee Chair, Associate A.D., Tanner Stines at email@example.com; Phone: (337) 475-5215; TDD: (337) 562-4227.
About McNeese State University
McNeese is a member of NCAA DI -FCS, and a Member of the Southland Conference. McNeese is located in Lake Charles, LA.