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Position Summary Job Summary The Assistant Football Coach reports to the Head Football Coach. The primary tasks are to assist the head coach in recruiting and serve as a position coach. Specific Responsibilities
Identify and recruit quality student-athletes for the football program
Develop and implement organized practices and game strategies for designated position(s)
Monitor and track academic progress of student-athletes on team
Adhere to all NCAA and conference rules and bylaws
Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as SU community
Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner
Perform other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Evidence of positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others required. Excellent speaking and writing skills necessary, as well as the ability to be a well-organized self-starter. Ability to work with current students and parents, prospective students and parents, and staff and faculty in a professional manner. Ability to effectively use a PC, Windows platform, HUDL, Front Rush, telephone and equipment specific to the sport.
Education Bachelor's Degree required. Physical Demand Must have the energy and enthusiasm and mobility to actively coach field sports.
Preferred Qualifications Experience Previous football coaching experience preferred.