Northeastern State University seeks a Head Football Coach. This is a full-time position which requires the organization and supervision of all aspects of an intercollegiate football program, including: comprehensive and visionary plan for developing the program; recruitment and retention of highly qualified student-athletes with a commitment to academic and athletics excellence; relates well with student-athletes; motivates players year-round; works well with fellow coaches, support staff, administrators and campus community; proven game planner while being heavily involved during in-game decisions; effective practice planner; active and vocal to all units as needed; values the three phases of the game; emphasizes strength and conditioning; sound budget manager; effective public speaking skills; professional with electronic and print media; committed to fundraising; community and alumni engagement; positive ambassador; adheres to university branding standards; effective and appropriate use of social media; directs camps and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics. In addition, the head coach will be responsible for supporting the philosophy, goals and mission of the university and its intercollegiate athletics program as well as commitment to and adherence of departmental, university, MIAA and NCAA compliance, policies and procedures. Further, the Head Coach will supervise, mentor, and evaluate assistant coaches and participate in various departmental meetings.
NSU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce as an essential part of excellence in faculty and staff at the University. NSU will take actions to attract and retain qualified women and minorities in all positions and levels within the University.
A minimum of seven (7) years of full-time coaching experience is required. A minimum of five (5) years of full-time collegiate coaching experience at the NCAA I or NCAAII level is preferred. Experience as a head coach, offensive coordinator or defensive coordinator is preferred. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Proven ability to recruit and retain quality student-athletes.
About Northeastern State University
Founded on the rich educational heritage of the Cherokee Nation, the campuses of Northeastern State University provide our diverse communities a broad array of lifelong learning, undergraduate, graduate, and professional doctoral degree programs. Through quality teaching, research and scholarly activities, service to local and professional communities, and high expectations, our dedicated faculty and staff provide a friendly learning environment where students are prepared to achieve socially responsible careers and personal goals for success in a challenging global society.