In addition to teaching responsibilities, the Defensive Coordinator is responsible for all defensive phases of an NCAA Division III football program, including but not limited to participating in practice planning organization and implementation, the mentoring of graduate staff, the development of student-athletes, the ability to conduct film analysis, create scouting reports, develop and implement defensive game plans, and serving as a recruiter for the football program and Springfield College. Additional duties may include assistance in academic monitoring, community engagement, administrative tasks, and communication including social media and other duties as assigned. Applicants must possess working knowledge of NCAA, ECAC, and NEWMAC bylaws and be willing to work evenings and weekends.
The qualified candidate will, under the direction of the Head Football Coach, report to the Director of Athletics. Interested applicants for this position will have a Master's degree from an accredited institution. Preference will be given to applicants with a educational background in Physical Education or a related field with at least five years of college teaching and/or intercollegiate football coaching experience who can bring diverse perspective and who are motivated to help students succeed. A valid driver's license, CPR and AED certification are required. Applications, who should be committed to work in a dynamic setting with a diverse student population, will hold teaching responsibilities in the School of Physical Education, Performance and Sport Leadership and will also serve as the Football Defensive Coordinator.
This position is a full time, nine month program track appointment beginning in January 2020.
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