SUMMARY OF THE POSITION: Reporting to the Head Football Coach, the Assistant Football Coach will be responsible for assisting in all areas of the football program as well as support and reflect the University and athletics department mission and philosophy. This position will serve as the Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks or Wide Receiver position coach.
OPPORTUNITIES OF THE POSITION:
•Lead the offensive coaching staff and players with implementation of scheme, techniques and practice plans on the field and in meetings. •Coordinate a position group (QB or WR) and be competent with teaching technique and conducting individual practice time on the field.
•Commit time, energy and thought into mentoring and investing in the lives of the student-athletes in our program.
•Assist the special teams’ coordinator on the field and in meetings as assigned.
•Assist Head Coach in conducting the football program in compliance with all NCAA, State, Northwest Conference and Institutional rules and regulations.
•Assist in Recruiting quality student-athletes in cooperation with football staff and Admissions Office.
•Assist the Director of Strength & Conditioning in workouts/training as assigned.
•Assist in all areas of the football program as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Athletics Director.
•Develop positive relationships with faculty, staff, students and alumni while interacting favorably with department personnel and university community.
•Additional duties related to your role in the athletic department as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Athletics Director.
REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION: • A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning • Demonstrated growth in cultural competence, awareness of societal and structural inequities and proven experience in effectively establishing relationships and positive communications with students and other constituents across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, varying abilities, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity, class or religious perspectives • A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth University as a comprehensive Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church • Strong oral and written communications skills and supervisory ability. • Demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships with students, coaches, Whitworth staff and faculty, print and electronic media, and members of the Spokane community. • Commitment to NCAA Division III rules. • Valid driver’s license • Compliance with Whitworth’s campus vehicle policy. This policy is available at www.whitworth.edu/Administration/FacilitiesServices/CampusVehiclePolicy.htm.
ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY OF THE POSITION: No direct reports
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred Experience: Minimum of three year’s demonstrated successful coaching experience at the college or university level desired Licenses or Certifications: none
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A background check and sexual misconduct check will be required of the successful candidate. A resume, cover letter, faith statement, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) professional references will also be required.
About Whitworth University
Since 1890, Whitworth has held fast to its founding mission to provide "an education of mind and heart" through rigorous intellectual inquiry guided by dedicated Christian scholars. Recognized as one of the top regional colleges and universities in the West, Whitworth University has an enrollment of more than 3,000 students and offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. In recent years, Whitworth has enjoyed record levels of student enrollment and retention, the strongest financial position in the university's history, and increased external visibility.
Whitworth University's 200-acre campus of red-brick buildings and tall pines offers a beautiful, inviting and secure learning environment. More than $140 million in campus improvements have been made in recent years.
In all of its endeavors, Whitworth seeks to advance its founder's mission of equipping students to "honor God, follow Christ and serve humanity."
Our Mission Statement
Whitworth University is a private, residential, liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian church. The university's mission is to provide its diverse student body an education of the mind and... the heart, equipping its graduates to honor God, follow Christ, and serve humanity. This mission is carried out by a community of Christian scholars committed to excellent teaching and to the integration of faith and learning.