Defiance College, an NCAA D-III institution and member of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference located in Northwest Ohio, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Head Football Coach. Responsibilities include directing all functions of the football program, managing the football staff, team management, student-athlete instruction and performance, high-level recruitment of quality student-athletes, budget management, scheduling, fund raising, equipment control, game/practice management, development of an annual service learning/engagement project for team, mentoring assistant coaches and student-athletes, and other duties normally associated with being the head coach. Additional expectations of this position include game administration duties and some departmental and campus committee work/involvement. The successful candidate will also be responsible for supporting the mission of Defiance College.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), significant coaching and recruiting experience (preferably in a collegiate environment), and a valid driver’s license. Candidates must have a strong commitment to the academic success of student-athletes, knowledge of and commitment and adherence to all NCAA, HCAC and institutional rules and regulations, good communication skills, strong leadership and mentoring abilities, and ability to create a culture that is both disciplined and caring. This is a full-time, 10-month position (August 1-May 31) but with an immediate start date. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
To apply, submit a letter of application, complete resume, and the names and contact information of four professional references electronically to Defiance College at email email@example.com.
Defiance College is committed to the diversity of faculty, staff and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.
About Defiance College
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The campus is located on 150 acres in a residential area in the city of Defiance in Northwest Ohio. The College offers more than 40 undergraduate majors, graduate programs in education and business, sponsors 20 intercollegiate athletic teams, and has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. Defiance is a college where students learn to lead and serve in a democracy; learn to understand, appreciate, and have the skills to interact with other cultures; and learn to not only receive knowledge but to make their own knowledge by engaging in interactive experiences. Our Vision creates an educational experience of engagement in civic, cultural, and learning dimensions for all students and is home to the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, a unique research program serving as a focal point for teaching, service, scholarship, and action to improve the human condition. Defiance College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of faculty, staff, and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.