NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCY University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
Position: Assistant Varsity Coach, Football Program Twelve month, 100% Athletic Services Basis Academic Professional Appointment Primary Position Function: Assist the head coach in the total administration of the football program. Responsibilities: •Assist with the administration of the intercollegiate varsity football program in areas of recruiting, player development (bot on and off field), and daily program Work with other football program staff in the identification, evaluation and recruitment of student-athletes to the University of Illinois. •Follow academic progress of student-athletes in specific position area, in conjunction with DIA Academic Services, and assist Academic Services in intervention with academically at-risk players with the goal of academic eligibility and overall success •Collaborate with other members of the football coaching staff to obtain and review practice and game film with the goal of game plan and player preparation. Ensure student athlete game preparedness in specific position areas by working with both individuals and position groups on specific game plans, and strength and conditioning goals •Assist with practice supervision and on-field coaching by working with student athletes, both as individuals and position groups to instruct on prepared game plans •Specific position duties will be assigned by head coach. •Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institution rules that relate to this position is required.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications. Starting Date: As soon as possible. Application: Applications and nominations will be accepted until all positions are filled, and review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit materials prior to November 17, 2017. Applications not submitted through http://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered. Candidate must upload a letter of application and resume. Online application will require the names and contact information for three references. For further information regarding application procedures, contact: Tim Knox, email@example.com. Interviews may take place prior to closing date, but no selection will be made until after closing date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu
Position Requirements and Qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s degree in sport management, kinesiology, recreation or related field required.
Experience: Required: At least one year of intercollegiate or professional football coaching experience Preferred: Division I level coaching experience
Additional Salary Information: Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.