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Assistant Football Coach; Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach

Company: North Central College
Location: Naperville
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:


Posting Details



Position Information




Posting Number
S000627




Position Title
Assistant Football Coach; Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach




Department
Athletics




Division
Student Affairs and Athletics




Supervisor Title
Head Football Coach; Director of Athletics




Status
Full Time Regular




Position Summary
To play an integral role in the effective operation of the football program, develop young men in the North Central College football philosophy, to direct aspects of the overall football program strategy including recruitment, development, and retaining student-athletes. The assistant football coach will also work with the Director and Assistant/Associate Director of Athletics helping further develop, implement, and evaluate components of departmental athletic events and leadership programs.




Description of Key Responsibilities
1. Assist the head coach in the role of recruiting new student-athletes. Establish a working list of top recruits in addition to a position-specific list. Set and plan for the accomplishment of overall football and specific position goals for first-year and transfers. Train, assign and evaluate the recruiting work with coaching staff. Maintain active communication with the admission staff and through phone, in-person and electronic means (texting, e-mail, and Datatel). Call, text, e-mail, and write prospects and coaches; record all recruiting action. Knowledge and use of the College-funded Front Rush recruiting service is highly preferred.

2. Attend high school, camps, and showcases for football games during the season. Visit high schools to meet with recruits, call and write players and record recruiting action. Provide coaches within the program a list of schools to visit based on priority high school. Require a comprehensive list of school visits to ensure that the program is well represented and known across the state and the region.

3. Assist with team travel logistics to away competition.

4. Direct all event practice and competition activities as assigned by the head coach. Develop and maintain film study sessions to further enhance the student-athlete learning experience.

5. Develop and implement an on-going professional development plan as it relates to football.

6. Participate in logistical activities such as delivering materials to and picking up materials from the campus print shop and mailroom, storage areas, vendor facilities and other locations.

7. Serve as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach and help develop the strength and conditioning program for the players in the program. Help write, edit and develop the training program and provide necessary supervision of other designated assistant strength coaches. Help evaluate progress of student-athletes and adapt workouts accordingly.

8. Support the College's mission, vision and values, and contribute to the advancement of the College's Strategic Plan.

9. Demonstrate a strong commitment to continuous quality improvement.

10. Demonstrate civil and inclusive behavior when interacting with staff, faculty, students and visitors to the College. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.
11. Perform routine office functions such as typing, filing, and copying.

12. Perform other duties as assigned.

DESCRIPTION OF KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Support the College's mission, vision and values, and contribute to the advancement of the College's Strategic Plan.
2. Demonstrate a strong commitment to continuous quality improvement.
3. Demonstrate civil and inclusive behavior when interacting with staff, faculty, students and visitors to the College. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of diversity and inclusion.







Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Specific and advanced knowledge of football.

2. Knowledge of coaching theory and advanced knowledge of coaching technique.

3. Skill in communicating with college student-athletes, their parents and other coaching professionals. Ability to effectively recruit qualified student-athletes. Ability to effectively counsel and advise prospective students and their parents regarding numerous aspects of the College.

4. Strong commitment to a small college environment. Extensive knowledge of the organization and operation of the College, both administratively and academically, especially regarding admission-related activities. Up-to-date knowledge of developments in higher education in general and at schools with which North Central College traditionally competes for new students.

5. A complete understanding of all institutional, conference and NCAA Division III philosophies and regulations, and compliance with Division III rules required.

6. Must possess sportsmanship, a strong work ethic, organizational skills, and computer skills.

7. Ability to communicate in the English language, both orally and in writing, in a manner consistent with professional standards, including direction of and participation in the development of high-quality publications which reflect positively on North Central College.

8. Demonstrate the ability to interact professionally within the department, campus, and the community. Day, evening, and weekend availability is required.

9. Promote a flexible, collaborative and inclusive work and living environment and engage in educational opportunities to increase awareness and understanding of teamwork, cooperation, diversity and inclusion.







Distinguishing Characteristics
The assistant football coach must be able to effectively coach, recruit, travel, operate within fiscal boundaries, develop and maintain relationships with student athletes, parents, fans, and campus faculty/staff. The assistant football coach must also be able to creatively and effectively develop strategies and programming that will allow student athletes to reach their full potential in football and as students




Education/Training
Bachelor's degree is required.




Experience
Administrative, playing, or coaching experience in the sport preferred.




Licenses or Certifications
Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record are required.




Is This a Temporary Position?
No




Employment Conditions
An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College's background screening process.

If you are hired, in accordance with College policy and Executive Order 2021-20, we will require you to provide proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. Those who remain unvaccinated must participate in weekly COVID-19 testing as a condition of employment.



For more information about the College's vaccine expectation along with other helpful information regarding the College's current health and safety protocols-go to





Number of Vacancies
2







Posting Detail Information




EEO Statement
North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. NCC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please notify the Office of Human Resources. Determinations for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.




Close Date





Open Until Filled
No




Special Instructions to Applicant
Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.




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Keywords: North Central College, Naperville , Assistant Football Coach; Assistant Football Strength and Conditioning Coach, Other , Naperville, Illinois

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