Job Summary The Assistant Football Coach reports to the Head Football Coach. The primary tasks are to assist the head coach in recruiting and serve as a position coach.
Identify and recruit quality student-athletes for the football program
Develop and implement organized practices and game strategies for designated position(s)
Monitor and track academic progress of student-athletes on team
Adhere to all NCAA and conference rules and bylaws
Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as SU community
Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Deep understanding of and passion for the game of Football; Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to build strong collaborative relationships. Requires ability to multi-task and attend to detail. Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work with current students and parents, prospective students and parents, and staff and faculty in a professional manner. Ability to use technology and equipment specific to the sport.
Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree with no experience OR three years of coaching/playing experience required.
Additional Requirements This position requires a valid driver's license, the ability to drive and qualify under the university's insurance carrier when driving a university and/or leased vehicle. CPR, AED and First Aid certification is preferred.
Physical Demand Position requires the ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time. Position requires the ability to move about the campus. Position requires the ability to talk and to hear instruction ability to frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly. Position requires lifting, pulling, pushing: Exert up to 50 pounds for force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Requires travel. Work is indoors and outdoors.
Benefits Eligible: No
Number of Months: 9 months
Full-Time/Part-Time: Part Time
Work Schedule: Other
Quick link for posting: 1995
Internal Number: 1995
About Susquehanna University
Susquehanna University is a selective, residential liberal arts college in Pennsylvania that provides a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences.