Asst Football Coach #141646

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Assistant Coach

Working Title:

Asst Football Coach #141646


Office of Athletic Programs

Anticipated Hiring Range:

Salary Commensurate with Expereince

Position Summary:

Assist the Head Football Coach with the administration of the football program in compliance with NCAA and Southern Conference rules and regulations and the procedures of Western Carolina University. Effectively fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the assistant football coach and other duties as assigned. Major areas of responsibility include: coaching, assisting with the development and recruitment of student athletes; assisting in the planning strategies that promote the program across the institution and among key stakeholders, including alumni and parents; striving to continuously improve the program in ways that support team unity and the academic, spiritual, and leadership development of the athletes. Additional responsibilities will be assigned by the head coach.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
Collegiate coaching experience and demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules
and regulations required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree preferred. All degrees must be from an accredited institution.

Position Type:

Permanent Full-Time

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Open Date:


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Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, you must apply online. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Attach a cover letter, current resume, and a list of three professional references with complete contact information to complete the application. For questions or additional information, please contact the Football Department at (828) 227-7395.


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety:

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 227 HFR Administration Building, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7147) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.




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Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time