Assistant Football Coach

Ewing, New Jersey
Jul 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), a member of the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) invites applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach – Recruiting Coordinator/ Offensive Assistant Coach in the Department of Athletics, Division of Student Affairs. There are two open positions.

Under general direction of the Head Football Coach, assist with the responsibilities of the Division III Football program as in accordance and compliance with NCAA, NJAC, and The College of New Jersey policies and regulations. The primary responsibility of this position is teaching and instructing student-athletes in the rules and fundamentals of the sport. Additional responsibilities include: recruiting, fundraising, public relations, travel, equipment acquisitions, summer camps and clinics and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum 2 years college coaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited university
  • 4 years college playing experience
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to athletes as students
  • Demonstrated experience with:
  • Supporting students from diverse and multicultural backgrounds
  • Personnel Administration
  • Fundraising
  • Community Relations
  • Games Management
  • Media Relations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Contact Information:

The College offers a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, vision and prescription plans, as well as pension, paid leave time and tuition savings programs. This position has the state title of Professional Services Specialist 4. It is included for membership in the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) bargaining unit. The starting salary for this position is U18, step 1, $44,489.96. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 professional references. The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  A final offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation and receipt of official transcripts of highest degree earned.

Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective public institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. TCNJ emphasizes the undergraduate residential experience and offers targeted graduate programs. The College's seven schools - The Arts and Communication; Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Education; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering - offer degrees to nearly 6,800 students. The College's distinguished faculty of 348 full-time members provides a 13 to 1 student to faculty ratio, and eighty-five percent of classes have enrollments of 30 or fewer. TCNJ's picturesque campus is located on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing, approximately five miles from New Jersey's state capital of Trenton, and 60 minutes from both Philadelphia and New York City. A 95 percent freshman to sophomore retention rate and a six-year graduation rate of 86 percent speak to the quality of the TCNJ experience.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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