Job Description Summary The job uses best practices, knowledge and experience to provide instructional support to teachers in one or more subjects. Assists the teachers by providing individual instruction, counseling, and other academic services. Interprets, assesses and documents student progress. Prepares lesson plans, course outlines and assignments.
Teaches relevant skills to student-athletes during team practices, games and individual/small group training sessions.
Evaluates the performance of the team and individual student-athletes in order to instruct and advise on technical, strategic, and mental development.
Analyzes data and evaluates tapes in order to develop, implement and teach game strategies.
Participates in the development and implementation of an overall recruiting plan.
Ensures student-athletes and athletic representatives are informed of and comply with NCAA and University rules and regulations.
Assists with the development and monitoring of budget.
Assists in developing and implement travel plans.
Works independently and guides work of groups of students throughout the academic year. Interprets issues faced by students and provides academic and professional advising.
Performs initial and ongoing assessments of students’ academic abilities and rates achievements. Monitors and documents students’ progress, participation, and attendance in class.
Plan, organize and conduct all practices for the offensive unit, including daily on-field coaching and management of all practice sessions and games.
Organize game preparation, including film breakdown; develop game plans and scouting reports related to the offensive unit for each contest.
Develop an annual offensive playbook and teaching progression.
Supervise and evaluate all offensive assistant coaches.
Schedule and manage film sessions and meetings for all offensive positions.
Recruit qualified student athletes for successful participation.
Demonstrate leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession adhering to all college and professional sport association guidelines.
Pass the NCAA Rules Test.
Adhere to all applicable compliance regulations including but not limited to NCAA and Midwest Conference, sport rules and regulations, FERPA, etc.
Monitor and support the academic progress of assigned team members.
Accomplish other duties as assigned, including one department-wide administrative duty.
Provides extra support for students outside normal classroom hours, including tutorials and academic counseling.
Participates in staff meetings and a range of social and academic program events.
Performs other related work as needed.
Minimum of two years of significant and relevant playing or teaching/coaching experience in football.
Demonstrated knowledge of the sport and its rules.
Proficient in Computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.
Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments concurrently.
Familiarity with NCAA rules and Division III philosophy
Embracing and understanding the importance of diversity and inclusion on teams and at the University.
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Internal Number: JR11395
About University of Chicago
At the University of Chicago, the philosophy of the intercollegiate athletic program directly supports the College's commitment to excellence.
Intercollegiate athletics are considered a component of a liberal education, complementary to its central academic mission. A diverse, challenging athletic program supplements the rigorous academic curriculum. The lessons learned through athletic endeavors represent an invaluable part of the nonacademic aspects of a balanced education.
The primary focus of the intercollegiate athletic program is the student athlete.
The goal is a positive educational experience. Participation in the intercollegiate athletic program should enhance an individual's personal, educational, and social development. Achieving this goal is based on a commitment to excellence.
The Department maintains an environment that supports the student athletes' commitment to achieving their full potential. The arena in which this occurs is the competitive environment. The preparation for, and participation in, intercollegiate athletic competition creates a focal point for learning and provides valuable feedback on the progress of development.