Asst Football Coach

Job description

TITLE: Assistant Football Coach                                                                                       

DEPARTMENT: Athletics                                                  

REPORTS TO: Head Football Coach

EFFECTIVE DATE: TBA

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-Time                                     

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Exempt                                  

                             

 

PRINCIPAL PURPOSE OF JOB:  The Assistant Football Coach is to specifically focus on a position area to be determined by the Head Coach, potentially including offensive line, wide receivers, running backs, special teams, tight ends, linebackers, defensive line, quarterbacks, etc. This includes coaching, recruiting, and administrative duties such as coordinating/planning practices, video analysis and instruction, and completing compliance information. This position supports all efforts to continue to attract the nation’s top football players to our Division II non-scholarship program.


SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY: 

Include the following but not limited to:

All department employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA and SIAC rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the department are to be reported to the appropriate parties. Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test and maintain current AED/CPR and First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Athletic Department).


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Must be assertive, friendly, cooperative, flexible, tactful, dependable and logical and work in a collaborative manner with multiple offices.
  • Must be able to deal with discretion in confidential and sensitive issues, problem solve and work independently.
  • Must be able to utilize the following programs: Colleague, Excel, Word, Outlook, Hudl, Front Rush etc.
  • Must have competent writing skills including excellent grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Must possess strong customer service skills including the ability to accurately assess and handle phone calls and visitor requests with discretion and a positive attitude
  • Oversee the daily student-athlete recruiting operational and logistical processes for the Football team.
  • In conjunction with the Compliance team, ensure all team recruiting activities are in compliance with NCAA & SIAC regulations.
  • Ability to prioritize duties and be organized, and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of situations, while maintaining the decorum of a representative of the college.
  • Must be able to anticipate and plan for cyclical activities
  • Ability to work in noise, heat, cold, odors, dirt, outdoor temperatures, snow, and difficult situations.
  • Ability to repetitively grasp and manipulate objects of varying size and weight requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to exert oneself physically over sustained periods to complete job activities.
  • Ability to stand a minimum of 6 hours during the workday.
  • Ability to work some weekends, occasional holidays, and inclement weather.
  • Ability to repetitively lift, carry, and position objects weighting up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Ability to repetitively push and pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance while kneeling; squatting; reaching above the head; reaching at the waist; reaching below the knees; and bending at the knees.
  • Ability to repetitively push and pull equipment (for example, football sleds, dummies and pads) a minimum of 10 yards without assistance.
  • Ability to climb a ladder or scaffolding to enter/exit a press box, get to a filming location or similar situations
  • OTHER DUTIES:  Perform other duties as assigned. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Bachelor's degree (emphasis in Sports Management, Athletic Coaching, Exercise Science, Strength and Conditioning or other related degree preferred);


    Licensing and Certifications

    NCAA Recruiting Certification within the first 90 days of employment.      

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES: 

  • Certified strength and conditional background
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Must have a familiarity with computer systems, good oral and written communication skills, strong organizational, management and supervisory skills. 
  • One to three years coaching experience and/or collegiate playing experience required; some collegiate coaching experience preferred.Demonstrated ability to motivate student-athletes athletically and academically.Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to NCAA and Ivy League rules.Demonstrated ability to recruit qualified student-athletes.Commitment to the student-athlete, passion for the game, and the ability to coach and motivate.Strong organizational; interpersonal; communication (verbal & written), and computer skills needed.Ability to write, draft and edit correspondence.The successful candidate for this position will be required to complete a criminal background check satisfactory to Kentucky State University prior to commencing employment 

     

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work in noise, heat, cold, odors, dirt, outdoor temperatures, snow, and difficult situations.
  • Ability to repetitively grasp and manipulate objects of varying size and weight requiring fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to exert oneself physically over sustained periods to complete job activities.
  • Ability to stand a minimum of 6 hours during the workday.
  • Ability to work some weekends, occasional holidays, and inclement weather.
  • Ability to repetitively lift, carry, and position objects weighting up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Ability to repetitively push and pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance while kneeling; squatting; reaching above the head; reaching at the waist; reaching below the knees; and bending at the knees.
  • Ability to repetitively push and pull equipment (for example, football sleds, dummies and pads) a minimum of 10 yards without assistance.
  • Ability to climb a ladder or scaffolding to enter/exit a press box, get to a filming location or similar situations.

  • KENTUCKY STATE UNVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    The functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.

     

     

     

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    Posted: 10/15/2020
    Application Due: 12/14/2020
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