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Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Line)

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Athletics Professional  

Job Title:

Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Line)  

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Nature of Work:

Reporting to the Head Football Coach, this position is responsible for the management of all operational activities of a Division II sports program.  

Training and Experience:

*Bachelor’s Degree Required 

*Masters Preferred 

*At least three years of athletics work experience 

*Knowledge of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) rules and regulations. 

*Knowledge of NCAA sport specific rules and regulations. 

*Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs  

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Duties and Responsibilities: 

*Execute all responsibilities as an Assistant Coach in a manner that reflects an ongoing commitment to the excellence, integrity and success of the program, Department of Athletics and Albany State University. 

*Prepare and organize daily practice sessions, game preparation for competition and off-season training. 

*Assist with organizing and administrating the recruiting of prospective student-athletes in accordance with the NCAA, SIAC, University System of Georgia and Albany State University policies and procedures. 

*Assist with the proper supervision and evaluation of interns, graduate assistants or work study students. 

*Assist with organizing and directing the staff to carry out the goals and objectives of the program. 

*Assist with the management of the program's budget and ensuring it balances each fiscal year. 

*Assist with the coordination and execution of arranging recruitment travel in conjunction with the administration adhering to compliance of all internal and external rules and regulations. 

*Assist the Head Coach with recommendations to the Director of Athletics for personnel, financial and facilities requirements for the program. 

*Engage in regular consultation with athletic training and other department sports medicine personnel to maximize the safety and wellness of student-athletes. 

*Demonstrate concern for the overall welfare of the students at all times. 

*Assist with recommendations of scholarship awards for student-athletes to the Director of Athletics or direct report. 

*Responsible for working in conjunction with athletics administration for tracking the admissions and eligibility process involving recruited student-athletes. 

*Responsible for working collaboratively with the Compliance Officer. 

*Responsible for monitoring and supporting student-athletes academic progress in consultation and coordination with department and institution academic support staff. 

*Responsible for complying with the rules and regulations of the NCAA, SIAC, University System of Georgia and Albany State University. 

*Responsible for assisting and supporting the Department of Athletics in administration and operations as deemed necessary by the Director of Athletics. 

*Prepare and participate in camps and clinics as needed. 

*Actively participate and assist in promotional, marketing, public relations and fundraising activities for the program and the department. 

*Actively coordinate and execute community engagement activities for the program and participate in departmental and institutional community engagement. 

*Promote a culture of outstanding sportsmanship. 

*Demonstrate through actions and communicate a respect for diversity and cross-cultural differences. 

*Active participation in your respective sport association. 

*Perform other duties as assigned.  

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(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)

Open Until Filled



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Commensurate with qualifications and experience  

Physical Demands


Facts About the Institution:

Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Remission after six months of employment.

EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: 

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, Billy C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705, Director of Human Resources, 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.  

Disability Statement:

Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  

Optional Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter  

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Application Types Accepted:

Staff Employment Application  




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Job No: Posting Number: 0600795  
Posted: 2/9/2018
Application Due: 4/10/2018
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