Hobart William Smith Colleges: Education: Hobart Athletics
Jun 25, 2021
This is an opening to fill two assistant football coach positions.
The successful candidates will assist the head coach in the organization and management of a competitive NCAA Division III football program. The position responsibilities will include teaching and coaching student-athletes for successful competition; supporting student-athletes' academic success; recruiting prospective students; scouting opponents; fundraising; developing alumni and parent relations; administrative tasks; and other duties as assigned. Offensive, defensive, special teams' responsibilities will be determined based on candidate's skills and program needs.
Teaching and Coaching:
teach student-athletes all related principles and rules of the sport
assist in the preparation, implementation and evaluation of practice and game plans
operate digital platforms to develop training, practice and game plans
maintain an exemplary standard of conduct, which reflects the highest level of professionalism and good judgment
be knowledgeable of and compliant with all institutional, department, NCAA and conference policies, rules and regulations
Counseling and Advisement of Student-Athletes:
develop and maintain effective communication with student-athletes
reinforce academic success as a priority
encourage student-athletes to foster a positive relationship with faculty, deans and staff
effectively recruit prospective student-athletes under the direction of the head coach and consistent with the Colleges' mission
maintain the sport-specific recruiting electronic database
recruit student-athletes who coincide with the academic profile of HWS students
maintain open communication with other Hobart coaches regarding shared prospects
maintain active membership in professional sport organizations
pursue formal and informal educational opportunities
participate in Napier Leadership seminars
promote the sport and Hobart Athletics in area communities
maintain a positive relationship with interested constituents (e.g. youth groups, civic organizations, media)
assist in the planning and management of fundraising activities
develop a positive relationship with Hobart alumni and parents
Operational Team Responsibilities (approximately 30% of full time responsibilities):
serve on Athletics Department operational teams (e.g., game day manager)
assist with special events (e.g. Block H Banquet, Hall of Fame)
assist with department initiatives
represent the department on campus committees
Bachelor's degree required; master's degree preferred. Degree(s) in physical education, kinesiology, education or related field preferred. A minimum of four years football playing and/or coaching experience at the college-level required. Candidates must demonstrate strong potential to teach, lead and counsel college student-athletes and have enthusiasm for the recruiting duties of the position. The candidate must be a person of integrity, high ethical standards, have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to the NCAA Division III philosophy and mission of Hobart Athletics. Competence with technology resources and a current U.S. driver's license are vital to fulfilling the responsibilities of this position. CPR and First Aid certification required.
This is a full-time, 10-month, benefits-eligible, administrative position. Evening and weekend work are required. This position description is not all-inclusive as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.
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