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 Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Secondary or Linebackers). Additional duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach and Athletic Director may also include serving as the Assistant Football Recruiting Coordinator, Strength and Conditioning and/or Student-Athlete Mentor/Advisor. A Bachelor’s degree is required, Master's degree is preferred and 2-4 years experience coaching at the collegiate level. 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 secondary techniques; assist in all aspects of the football recruiting process; advising for academically at-risk student-athletes. The successful candidate will have excellent skills in using technology to enhance football program operations and recruiting as well as a commitment to understanding and adhering to NCAA/CCIW Rules.
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: Mindy McCluskey, Office Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 a deadline of March 18, 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.