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Assistant Coach - Football

Employer
University of North Dakota
Location
Grand Forks, ND

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Position Information: DescriptionThe Athletic Department at the University of North Dakota is currently recruiting for a Football Assistant Coach – Running Backs.  This position will assist the Head Football Coach with all aspects of a Division I football program. Must have a commitment to compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations. Must provide support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of the student-athletes. This position provides comprehensive assistance to the Athletics Department in the area of providing comprehensive instruction to the football team. This position will provide instruction to the team that includes teaching proper skills and techniques, teaching basic physical health concepts to include nutritional education, teaching team and individual leadership concepts/skills as well as providing general safety instruction. 

The purpose of UND Athletics is to initiate, stimulate and improve the athletics program for student-athletes to promote and develop their education leadership, physical fitness, athletic excellence and provide opportunities for participation in a sport of choice.  Its competitive athletics program is designed to be a vital part of the University of North Dakota’s education system by stressing the importance of each student-athlete being an active part of the student body while making satisfactory progress toward a baccalaureate degree.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide instruction specific to football team that includes teaching proper skills & technique, basic physical health concepts (to include nutritional education), team & individual leadership concepts/skills, as well as providing general safety instruction. 
  • Design instructional, training in-season, and training off-season specific to assigned player groups and individuals.
  • Assist & run practices under the direction of the Head Coach.
  • Assist with all facets of coaching at all UND games & practices.
  • Assist strength coach for weight-lifting and conditioning practices, if needed.
  • Recruit and evaluate prospective student-athletes.
  • Coordinate official and unofficial campus visits, as assigned. 
  • Assist with team travel & scouting as assigned.
  • Serve as role model and demonstrate a professional working relationship with student-athletes, staff, administration, alumni, and general public. 
  • Assist with social media for football program, when applicable.
  • Assist with all aspects of football camps & clinics, including following all University hiring procedures, when applicable.
  • Develop community support for the program and participate in football & athletics department fundraising activities, as assigned.
  • Follow all NCAA, conference, UND rules & regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned by Head Coach.
Required Competencies
    Must have effective professional working relationship with student-athletes, staff, administration, alumni, and general public.Excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), and computer skills.Ability to multi-task, organize, and prioritize. Ability to teach and work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Must have a commitment to academic success of student-athletes.Must have a commitment to NCAA compliance and follow all NCAA, conference, and UND rules & regulations.Must provide support and encouragement and ensure the safety and well-being of the student-athletes, including having a valid Driver’s License.
Minimum Requirements
    Bachelor's degree.Minimum of two (2) seasons of football coaching experience at the collegiate level. Experience coaching and teaching football offensive skill position proper technique at the collegiate level.Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules & regulations.Successful completion of criminal history background check.Valid Driver's License.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications
    Master’s Degree.Three (3) seasons of collegiate coaching experience at the NCAA FCS or FBS Division I level.   Four (4) seasons of experience as an NCAA football player.  Collegiate football recruiting experience in the Midwest of the United States. Football scouting experience and skills evaluating talent. Experience analyzing film to create player breakdowns.Experience managing social media and handling communications.
Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification$45,000/year - $48,200/year, full-time, benefited, exempt

Work Schedule/Start DateTravel expected up to 25% of the time for team competitions and recruiting.  Desired start date to be communicated during interview process.

BenefitsIncludes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

To ApplyFor full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted by 11:59PM on the closing date.

Additional InformationTo find out why living and working in Greater Grand Forks is way cooler, check out Grand Forks is Cooler.

All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application MaterialsPursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO StatementThe University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status, and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s PreferenceVeterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery StatementIn compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at UND.edu. You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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