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Assistant Coach 1 (multiple positions)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are required to electronically upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references at the time of application. A copy of transcripts will be required at the time of interview (official transcripts required upon hire). Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.

Position Information

Position Information

Position Number 514010
Working Title Assistant Coach 1 (multiple positions)
Job Title Assistant Coach 1
Job Type Full-Time
Department Football
Job Purpose

Assists the head football coach in directing all activities of the football program within NCAA, OVC, and University policies and procedures. Tennessee Tech University is a Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference.

Essential Functions

Assists the head football coach in directing all activities of the football program within NCAA, OVC, and University policies and procedures. The coach is responsible for assisting in maintaining high academic standards to support the academic development and graduation of student-athletes while focused on student-athlete welfare; assisting in successfully directing the football program to compete for OVC championships; assisting in the recruitment of student-athletes and maintaining a culture of personal accountability in student-athlete conduct; assisting in the planning and directing of all practices and game activities; assisting, as delegated by the head football coach, in preparing and managing administrative functions of the football program; and assisting in fundraising and promoting the football program within the priorities of the Department of Athletics. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Two years of collegiate or professional football coaching experience OR four years of football coaching experience at a highly competitive level OR four years of collegiate or professional football playing or program experience. Education and experience necessary to perform all the functions of a Division I Assistant Football Coach. Commitment to adhere to NCAA and OVC rules and regulations as well as University policies and procedures.

Beyond meeting minimum requirements, candidates will be evaluated in terms of how their experience and education have prepared them for Division I assistant coaching including the academic development and graduation of student-athletes, promoting the welfare of student-athletes, recruiting, practice, managing the game, conditioning, administration, budget management, player and public relations, and fundraising. Coaching philosophy must be complimentary to that of the Department of Athletics and Head Football Coach. Successful candidate(s) shall possess the coaching abilities necessary to fulfill the assistant coach position assigned by and at the discretion of the Head Football Coach.

Preferred Qualifications
Work Hours

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
Benefits Information

Benefits include the accumulation of two vacation days per month and one sick leave day per month, and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the university), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits.

Posting Details

Posting Date 11/27/2017
Screening Date 12/08/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to electronically upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references at the time of application. A copy of transcripts will be required at the time of interview (official transcripts required upon hire). Submission of materials is the applicant’s responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Transcripts 2
  3. Other Documents
  4. Other Documents 2

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of two years of collegiate or professional football coaching experience OR minimum of four years of football coaching experience at a highly competitive level OR minimum of four years of collegiate or professional football playing or program experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this job opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)