Under supervision of the Head Football Coach, provide assistance in various aspects of coaching, recruiting, and administrative duties for a Division III football program. Individual reports to the Head Football Coach as well as to the Deputy AD in regards to the secondary duty of event management.
Essential Job Functions:
•Provides assistance in coaching and coordination of offensive, defensive or special teams, as appropriate to the specific position;
•Provides assistance in recruitment of potential student athletes in accordance with College, Southern Athletic Association, and NCAA regulations, guidelines and standards;
•Leads, monitors and coordinates training and practice sessions, ensuring that all appropriate safety guidelines are followed;
•Provides assistance in the administration of the football program, as required;
•Representative of the football program to various institutions, students, parents and the general public;
•Ability to follow and enforce safety procedures;
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents on and off campus;
•Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds;
•Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics; •Secondary duty to serve as a member of the Event Management team;
•Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds.
•Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned;
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree with two years previous experience; CPR, AED, and First-Aid certifications will be required once hired; valid driver’s license required.
Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrated knowledge and coaching skills of the sport of football and its playing rules; a commitment to the Division III philosophy; knowledge of NCAA and SAA rules; and a demonstrated ability to recruit, retain, and mentor student-athletes are essential. Additional qualifications include communication skills that allow for the ability to teach, motivate, and counsel student-athletes effectively as well as being self-motivated, positive, energetic, eager to teach, and a willingness to travel. Ability to foster a team environment as well as the ability and desire to work successfully within a team-oriented athletic department is essential. Knowledge of travel planning and scheduling.