Central Connecticut State University invites application for Assistant Football Coach (Offensive Line) in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the organization and administration of all aspects of the football program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruitment and development of student-athletes, ensuring academic progress and graduation; assisting in scheduling and travel arrangements, ensuring compliance with all NCAA, NEC, and University rules and regulations and participation in fund raising events. The Assistant Coach will be expected to work cooperatively and effectively with the staff and personnel of the department and University. This position requires a strong sense of personal and professional integrity, an excellent work ethic along with exceptional motivational and communication skills. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. Central Connecticut is an NCAA Division I institution competing in the Football Championships subdivision as a full member of the Northeast Conference and is eligible for the NEC’s automatic qualification to the NCAA FCS playoffs. CCSU currently supports 360 student-athletes across 18 intercollegiate programs and has a rich athletics tradition and history of success. Blue Devil Athletics embraces core values of Hard Work, Commitment, Dedication, Determination, Passion, Pride, and Family!
The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 30 percent of students are from communities of color. Visit our web site at http://www.ccsu.edu/.
The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford. CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.” Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions.
Bachelor of Science/Art degree
An understanding of NCAA rules compliance
Three years of Division I coaching experience
Five years of coaching offensive line
Five years – Northeast Recruiting Experience (ME, NH, MA, CT, NY, NJ)
Prior experience with recruiting, skill instruction, practice/game plan development, and administrative responsibilities in the sport of football
Excellent organization and communication skills
Offensive coordinator experience at Division I, Division II, or Division III level
For full consideration, applications must be received by June 18, 2018.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Internal Number: C18-052
About Central Connecticut State University
Central Connecticut State University is an NCAA Division I institution located in New Britain, CT. The Blue Devils are members of the Northeast Conference, and have won 55 total NEC titles in the league. CCSU celebrated its 30th anniversary of Division I athletics in 2015-16.Central Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer