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Code: 5115 PCLS: N3044 Pay Grade:  Exempt:  Yes ORP:  Yes EEO Code:  3
Title: Assistant Coach, Football
Description: Responsible to the Head Football Coach for such coaching and recruiting duties as might be assigned
Examples: Assists the Head Coach in organizing and supervising practices; maintaining uniforms and equipment; enforcing team discipline and rules of conduct; and developing a recruiting program designed to attract top quality student athletes to the university. Reviews and evaluates games films and recommends appropriate strategies in preparing for upcoming opponents. Assists in monitoring the academic progress and eligibility status of student-athletes. Conducts performance evaluations and counsels with individual student athletes. Supervises graduates-student coaches. Supports the Head Coach in insuring compliance with all rules and regulations of the conferences or national athletic associations of which the university may be a member. Assists with fund-raising activities. Represents the Head Coach at public functions when the Head Coach is unable to attend. Performs such other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach and/or the Athletics Director.
Physical Condition: Some heavy lifting is required.
Experience: Three or more years coaching experience in a competitive program at a four year institution, preferred. Minimum of three years coaching at junior college or high school level, acceptable.
Knowledge: Must be able to communicate and deal effectively with a variety of constituencies, including students, alumni, boosters, the media, and the community at large. Public speaking skills extremely helpful. Must have good organizational and administrative skills.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Kinesiology and/or Sports Administration. Master’s degree preferred.
Additional Requirements: Must be qualified to teach activity courses. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.

Last updated 2013-02-20