Head Football Coach
Allegheny College, a member of the NCAA Division III and North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC), is currently accepting applications for a Head Football Coach. Allegheny offers full health and retirement benefits in addition to a competitive salary range. A proud member of NCAA Division III and the North Coast Athletic Conference, Allegheny sponsors 23 varsity intercollegiate teams in addition to a tremendously strong comprehensive recreational program.
A Bachelor’s degree is required; however, a Master’s degree is strongly preferred. Candidates are responsible for the administration and management of all aspects of a highly successful and competitive varsity football program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruit and retain qualified student-athletes, practice and game preparation, athlete development, coaching/teaching, budget management, travel coordination, staff supervision and other areas of sport administration. Maintaining a working relationship with campus colleagues, alumni, community members, and other constituents is key. The ideal candidate will have previous college playing and coaching experience with a strong understanding of the DIII philosophy and its role at a private liberal arts institution. They must also possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, communicate effectively (verbal and written), have the ability to multi-task and operate within an extremely motivated, team-oriented atmosphere. Additional responsibilities will also be assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
One of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny College is known nationally as a place where students with unusual combinations of interests, skills and talents excel. In its 2018 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny among the top six Most Innovative national liberal arts colleges in the country.
The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of just under 2,000 with students from 46 states [plus AE, AP, DC, GU, PR, VI] and 65 countries. The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.
Please submit a letter of application, resume, salary requirements and provide contact information for at least three references to Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335 or by e-mail to [email protected] Please place “Football Coach Search” in the subject line of the email. Review of applications will begin immediately with an application deadline of January 25, 2019. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive background check.
Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.
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