Illinois Wesleyan University, a NCAA Division III institution and member of the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin, invites applications for a full-time,10-month position of Defensive Coordinator. Additional duties as assigned by Head Football Coach and Athletic Director may also include Football Recruiting Coordinator and/or Head Strength Coach for the program. The successful candidate will have 4-5 years experience at the collegiate level or high school head coaching preferred. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: analyze performance and instruct student athletes in defensive game strategies and techniques to prepare them for athletic competition; Observe players individually or in groups and demonstrate defensive techniques; recruit student-athletes for incoming first-year class from high schools and community colleges; coordinate all aspects of the football recruiting process; assist head coach with various administrative aspects of the football program; have excellent skills in using technology to enhance football program operations and recruiting.
Illinois Wesleyan University and the Athletics Department are strongly committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering, a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. Applicants should provide a clear statement describing their understanding of inclusion and how their experiences have prepared them to contribute to the IWU commitment of building a diverse and inclusive environment.
Illinois Wesleyan University provides an excellent benefit package. For more information please visit the following link - IWU JOBS. Please email cover letter, resume, and reference list to: Norm Eash, Head Football Coach, email@example.com. Illinois Wesleyan University’s sexual harassment and sexual violence policy may be accessed at IWU Sexual Harassment Policy. Review of applications will begin immediately with preference given to those that apply prior to March 6, 2019. Final candidate must pass a pre-employment background investigation. University Website.Athletic Department Website. IWU is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Inclusive Excellence.
About Illinois Wesleyan University - Athletics
Illinois Wesleyan University is a highly selective national liberal arts institution enrolling approximately 1700 students. Located in the Twin Cities of Bloomington-Normal, a culturally rich community of 135,000 approximately 2 hours south of Chicago, IWU enjoys a tradition of academic and athletic excellence. IWU has long been known for its outstanding faculty, distinctive liberal arts curriculum, the personal attention it gives students, and its beautiful and welcoming campus.