This position reports to the Head Football Coach and is responsible to assist in all phases of the University's football program. Effectively assist in coaching a competitive football program in a manner, which promotes sportsmanship among athletes, ensuring compliance with all NCAA conference, Northeast Conference, and institutional rules and regulations;
Effectively assist in recruiting qualified student athletes to participate in the men's athletic program, and effectively promoting Bryant University academic and athletic programs to potential students;
Ensuring that players associated with the football program are eligible under NCAA and Northeast Conference regulations;
Assist the Head Coach in developing and implementing clinic(s), summer camp(s), and on-campus tryouts;
Effectively monitoring student athlete academic progress; referring or counseling where appropriate, and motivating the athlete;
Establishing and maintaining good personal relationships with student athletes, parents, staff, guidance counselors, the Community and the media;
Developing and overseeing an electronic system to ensure accurate and timely equipment inventory, repair, replacement, issue and retrieval; coordinating various activities involved in scheduling facilities and events;
Effectively recruiting, hiring, evaluating and motivating student assistants, ensuring that hiring and supervisor practices are in compliance with the spirit and intent of EEO/AA and other policies contained within the University's employee and policy manuals.
Other duties as assigned.
This position is best filled by an individual with an undergraduate degree and three or more years of collegiate football experience including successful recruiting, coaching and counseling of student athletes at the Division I level. Excellent oral and written communication skills; experience motivating and supervising athletes and students, and a thorough understanding or an experience with NCAA and Northeast Conference rules and regulations are a plus.
The ability to manage multiple tasks is essential. Knowledge of related computer applications is important to oversee equipment inventory and manage facilities and events. A valid driver's license is required for travel. This position is subject to the completion of a crimanal background check and division of motor vehicles check.
Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.
About Bryant University
For 155 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. Bryant delivers an innovative, uniquely integrated business and liberal arts education that inspires students to excel. With approximately 3,700 graduate and undergraduate students from 38 states and 53 countries, Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and Barron's.
Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills. Athletics and recreation play an integral role in the health and well-being of Bryant students, whether competing on one of Bryant's 22 NCAA D1 varsity teams, taking part in a club or intramural sport, or just enjoying the Bulldog school spirit.
Bryant is dedicated to the success of our faculty and staff, and the school provides excellent benefits, training, and support so that individual talents may flourish f...or the benefit of its students. Bryant's academic and technological excellence and innovation foster the development of individuals so each can reach his or her personal best in life and their profession.
The University is located approximately 15 minutes from Providence and one hour from Boston.