Assistant Football Coach (part-time)

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Assistant Football Coach (part-time)

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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 2,300 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 Assistant Football Coach reports to the Head Football Coach. The primary tasks are to assist the head coach in recruiting and serve as a position coach.
Specific Responsibilities
•Identify and recruit quality student-athletes for the football program
•Develop and implement organized practices and game strategies for designated position(s)
•Monitor and track academic progress of student-athletes on team
•Adhere to all NCAA and conference rules and bylaws
•Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as SU community
•Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner
•Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Excellent speaking and writing skills necessary, as well as the ability to be a well-organized self-starter. Ability to work with current students and parents, prospective students and parents, and staff and faculty in a professional manner. Ability to effectively use a PC, Windows platform, HUDL, Front Rush, telephone and equipment specific to the sport.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree OR three years of coaching/playing experience required.
Additional Requirements
This position requires a valid driver’s license, the ability to drive and qualify under the university’s insurance carrier when driving a university and/or leased vehicle.
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.

Prefereed Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications
CPR, AED and First Aid certification is preferred.

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Number of Months:

9 months

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Posted: 2/17/2021
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time