UMD Athletics is seeking an Assistant Football Coach. This incumbent will provide support to the head coach in maintaining a highly competitive and successful Division II football program in a manner compatible with the department and University philosophy, and in compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This incumbent will develop and maintain a competitive Division II football program in a manner compatible with the department and University philosophy, and in compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations. • Establish and maintain effective relationships within the athletic department, the University, community, booster clubs, alumni,high school coaches, media and the general public. Represent in a positive fashion the University and it's athletic programs in private and public forums. Commit to adhering to all rules and regulations. • Instruct and teach student athletes in the fundamentals of football sport technique and strategy. • Assist in monitoring the academic performance of student athletes to help them achieve full potential.- Plans and execute practice and competition plans including evaluation of opponents. • Evaluate and recruit qualified student athletes to UMD whose athletic skills make them highly competitive and whose academic abilities make them good candidates for our student population. •Perform administrative responsibilities,,including assisting in budget planning and management Provide opportunities for student athletes to develop life and leadership skills. •Establish and maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders of the University, Athletic Department and community.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited or regionally accredited university - 2-4 years combined progressive experience coaching at the high school, collegiate or professional level - Experience coaching on either the offensive or defensive side of the football
- Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations - Commitment to athletic excellence in an academic environment - Experience as a student-athlete - Demonstrated ability to communicate both written and verbally - Experience in working with diverse populations
How to apply:
Applications must be submitted online. To apply for this position, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ and search for job opening 321734.
Complete applications must include: 1. Letter of Application 2. Current Curriculum Resume/Vitae 3. Contact information for three professional References
The cover letter and CV/resume will be attached during the application process. Additional documents are attached on the "My Activities" page. Completed online applications will be considered beginning 2/9/18. This position will remain open until filled.
Please send any inquiries to Jay Finnerty, Search Chair at email@example.com or 218-726-6287.
If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact MSRS or PERA for any eligibility limitations.
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
About University of Minnesota Duluth
Now in its 80th year of existence, the University of Minnesota Duluth athletics continues to reign as one of the most well-balanced and competitive programs in the Upper Midwest. UMD is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and belongs to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NCAA Division II), except for men's and women's ice hockey, which are aligned with the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association respectively, both NCAA Division I conferences.