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Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Coordinator)

Job description

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Assistant Football Coach.  This positon serves as Defensive Coordinator for a Division I FCS program; leads and coaches according to the NCAA, State, National, MEAC and Institutional guidelines.  Provides support to the Head Coach in all aspects of on-field coaching, player development, academic success, recruiting, film study, practice organization, position meetings, scouting opponents, and special teams coaching.  Responsible for Defensive Scout Team and Game Plan development; recruits assigned area, monitors strength and conditioning of athletes; and is accountable for the performance of the Defensive team, including strategy, planning and adjustments.   Responsibilities include community service/public relations, locker room, high school relations, and the supervision and training of assistant coaches assigned to the defensive staff.    Coordinates activities critical to a successful football program; may be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description.    Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


 Four year college degree; Must have an understanding and commitment to academic and athletic excellence and a working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.  Previous coaching and recruiting experience on the collegiate level is required.  The incumbent must be able to work, communicate and develop a rapport with students, parents, alumni, faculty, departmental staff and administration.  Background and/or credit check may be required.


Complete application online; submit current resume, transcript(s), and two letters of reference online.  


Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.







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Job No: Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Coordinator)
Posted: 2/5/2018
Application Due: 4/6/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.