| Head Football Coach |
Position Summary: The Athletic Department seeks to provide programs and leadership to enable CUA to be a model NCAA Division III institution in academic and athletic excellence. CUA is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III, Landmark Conference, and New England Women’s & Men’s Athletic Conference (football only, as of fall 2017). As a member of NCAA Division III, the University places the highest priority on the overall quality of the educational experience and the successful completion of the academic programs by student athletes. Manage all aspects of CUA’s Division III football program, including coaching, staff supervision, recruiting, fiscal management, and facility assistance.
Essential Responsibilities Include: Perform as a professional educator and role model to enable individual students to develop as student-athletes and to work together as a successful, competitive intercollegiate team. Provide practice and game planning, implementation and assessment including but not limited to management of schedules, athletic participation and support services, facilities, marketing, promotion in close collaboration with other colleagues and service providers. Lead the recruitment of student-athletes who demonstrate the potential to be successful academically and by competing on the football program. Mentor and monitor the academic success of the student-athletes.
Provide sound business and financial management in areas including but not limited to expenses, operating budgets, procurement of goods, services and equipment, and accounting. Ensure compliance with national, local, university, NCAA, Landmark Conference, and NEWMAC conference laws, regulations, standards and codes. Recruit, supervise, train and evaluate associated staff. Cultivate and supervise special events (i.e. various camps, outside groups with relation to CUA). Assist with facility supervision as appropriate.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree is required with five (5) years of proven success coaching at the high school and/or collegiate level. Additionally, the head coach must have a thorough knowledge of recruiting circles throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. Proficiency in computer, film and recruiting software and applications: Word, Excel, Office, Hudl, Front Rush, ARMS, Scoutware, etc. Certification from an NCAA approved strength and conditioning organization. Strong knowledge of fundamental intercollegiate coaching roles, responsibilities and the coaching process; with the ability to translate these competencies into action and athletic achievement. Ability to develop programs to enable students to grow in their competitive football skills. Ability to develop a mission and vision to implement a successful intercollegiate football program. Strong service orientation and ability to relate effectively with diverse individuals and groups at all levels of an organization. Ability to work collegially and collaboratively. Proven “hands on” and energetic leader. Demonstrated ability to be productive, deliver high quality work, take initiative, use good judgment and solve problems. Strong interpersonal, community development and negotiation skills. Must be able to generate the confidence and trust of individuals and the extended campus community. Solid financial management skills. Ability to communicate effectively by using a wide variety of tools and mediums. Strong ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and handle heavy workloads under pressure and within deadlines. Ability to produce quality results with given resources. Knowledge and skills with automated computer systems, new technologies to support program operational needs; skill with use of university systems within three months of appointment.
Possession of current and valid U.S. driver’s license appropriate to the type of university vehicle and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Driving Record (MVR) as stipulated in the Vehicle Guidelines and Procedures Manual administered through the office of Environmental Health and Safety. Annual clearance of MVR check through the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.
How to apply: forward application, resume and cover letter with salary requirements (salary expectations are considered part of application process): CUARecruitment@cua.edu. Reference position 101760 or Head Football Coach in subject line of email. *Please do not include photos on resumes and save documents with first/last names. All applicants must be supportive of our mission. Applications accepted until position is filled.