The Assistant Football Coach is a full-time, 11-month (July 1 - May 31) benefitted position under the direction of the Head Football Coach. This position is responsible for coaching, recruiting and on-campus visit planning, game and practice planning, minor administrative tasks, and monitoring student-athlete academic performance. The Assistant Football Coach operates in accordance with Maine Maritime Academy, North Atlantic/New England Men’s and Women’s Athletic Conference, and NCAA rules, regulations and policies. The employee must be committed to promoting academic and athletic achievement in a way that is fully aligned with the mission of Maine Maritime Academy Athletics and the NCAA Division III philosophy
Coaching Duties •Assist with teaching and coaching during practices and games. •Assist with all practice planning and game planning. •Assist with pre and post-season conditioning and weight training. •Assist with academic monitoring and the personal development of student-athletes. •Assist with evaluation and recruitment of academically qualified and highly skilled student-athletes. •Contribute to building a positive team culture. •Other duties as assigned.
This job description reflects the general duties of the job but is not a detailed description of all duties which may be inherent to the position. The Academy may assign reasonably related additional duties to individual employees consistent with policy and collective bargaining agreements.
SKILLS •Ability to embrace the school’s mission •Strong written, verbal and interpersonal/professional communication skills required •Outstanding leadership skills and ability to work effectively and respectfully with student-athletes, coaches, administrators and staff. •Ability to inspire and motivate; •The position requires strong planning, time management, organizational skills and attention to detail; •Flexibility and initiative, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. •Outstanding work ethic, as well as a high level of demonstrated initiative, self-direction, and self-confidence. •Proven ability to work effectively and collegially with a diverse population and to display a genuine interest in the school community.
REQUIREMENTS •Bachelor’s degree from four year college or university preferred •Valid driver’s license •Collegiate coaching and/or playing experience preferred. •Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS •Criminal background check required.
PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS •Contacts include Alumni, Parents, Students and various external and internal constituencies •Travel, long hours, evenings and several weekends as necessary •Occasionally lift, push and move up to 30 pounds •Exposure to the elements during regularly scheduled outdoor activities •Requires occasional lifting, stooping, kneeling, crouching •Moderate to active physical activity. •Required to manipulate keyboard and use of computer monitor. ? HOW TO APPLY
Please visit http://mainemaritime.edu/employment-at-mma/ for application instructions and forms.
Interested individuals should submit the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org (in the subject line of your email, please write your name and the position for which you are applying):
•Cover Letter •CV/Résumé •Completed MMA Application* •Copies of applicable professional certifications and/or licenses •Contact information for at least three professional references •Completed MMA Application Checklist •MMA Self-Identification Form**
*Pages 2 and 3 of the MMA Application must be signed and dated by hand or signed electronically using an electronic signature verification service. Electronic signatures, to include images of hand-written signature, will not be accepted unless so verified.
**Please do not include the MMA Self-Identification form in the same document as your application materials. You may attach it to the same email as a separate document.
PLEASE NOTE THAT INCOMPLETE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
All offers are made contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation.
Equal Employment Opportunities
The Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, genetic information, or physical or mental disabilities. The Academy provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals upon request.
Women, minorities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
About Maine Maritime Academy
Maine Maritime Academy is a public, co-educational college located in the coastal town of Castine, Maine. Our student population numbers approximately 950 students in courses of study in engineering, management, science, and transportation. Our rigorous courses and experiential programs equip students with the practical skills, knowledge and training to launch successful careers upon completing an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree.