Coach Intern for Football

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Coach Intern for Football
Susquehanna University

About Susquehanna
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,200 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna's unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University's 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary
Job Summary
The Football Coach Intern reports to the Head Coach and may have a second report relative to an assigned secondary duty. The primary tasks are to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the program including: plan practices and game strategies; game day responsibilities; and recruiting qualified student-athletes in concert with the academic mission of the University. In addition, a secondary responsibility will be assigned that could include: game management, intramural and club sports, facilities management, or strength & conditioning. The position appointment is for one year, renewable up to a total of three years.
Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist the Head Coach in identifying and recruiting academically qualified student-athletes
  • Assist the Head Coach in both the off-campus and on-campus recruiting efforts
  • Assist the Head Coach in developing and conducting organized practices
  • Assist the Head Coach with game day responsibilities
  • Assist the Head Coach with fundraising opportunities
  • Assist the Head Coach in counseling student-athletes in a positive manner and serving as a positive role model to
  • all SU students on a daily basis
  • Adhere to all NCAA, conference and University rules and regulations
  • Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as the entire SU community
  • Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach
  • Perform the secondary duty as assigned

    Required Qualifications
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
    Evidence of positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others required. Excellent speaking and writing skills necessary, as well as the ability to be a well-organized self-starter. Ability to use PC, windows platform, Hudl, general office equipment and equipment specific to the sport.

    Bachelor's Degree required. A valid driver's license is required.

    Physical Demand
    Lifting, pulling, pushing: Exert up to 50 pounds for force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Talking: Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Playing or coaching experience on a collegiate level preferred.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 7/18/2019
    Application Due: 8/12/2019
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