The Assistant Football Coach reports directly to the Head Football Coach and is responsible for assisting in the planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of a successful football program on the NCAA Division II level. Duties include: recruitment of skilled and academically qualified student-athletes and monitoring academic progress and eligibility. Assist in the planning, organizing, conducting, and evaluating practices sessions along with development, implementation, and evaluation of game plans and strategies. Serve as leader, mentor, and role-model to student-athletes. Assist head coach in the preparation of team schedule, fundraising initiatives, team travel and other administrative processes/procedures. Ensure compliance with all necessary policies, procedures, and regulations.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred. Minimum of three (3) years coaching experience in intercollegiate football or related experience. Must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Must be highly motivated, an energetic self-starter, have sound judgment, and decision-making ability along with attention to detail. Minorities are encouraged to apply.
UIU offers exceptional benefits, including tuition remission, health and dental insurance, retirement, vacation and sick time, and much more. To apply, applicants should submit, in Microsoft WORD or PDF format, a letter of application, including resume, names and contact information for three professional references to https://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/3194. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Bachelor’s degree required. - Minimum of two (2) year experience in coaching or playing at the collegiate or professional level. - Strong commitment to the concept of a student-centered, positive student-athlete Experience. - Knowledge of the game of Football including techniques, strategies, and rules. - Knowledge of NCAA rules.
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