Overview

Assistant Football Coach

 

The University of Mary in Bismarck, ND is accepting applications for a full time Assistant Football Coach. Responsibilities include teaching special teams, teach, and implement programs system, assist with practices, and game day adjustments, scout opponents, and coordinate recruitment of potential student athletes.

 

This position will assist the Head Football Coach with the coordination and preparation of the university’s football team, participating in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference as an NCAA Division II institution. A key responsibility is the enthusiastic implementation of and personal investment in the University’s ‘Greatness Through Virtue’ whole-person development model.

 

Essential Roles and Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversees Scholar-Athlete & Team Academic Success
    • Exhibits a commitment to academic success
    • Provides guidance to scholar-athletes to ensure there is a balance between academics and athletics that will result in satisfactory academic progress
    • Must maintain knowledge of NCAA Division II eligibility requirements and guidelines
    • Develops and implements criteria and success plans for “academically at-risk” scholar-athletes
  • Oversees Scholar-Athlete & Team Athletic Success
    • Exhibits a commitment to athletic success
    • Demonstrates the ability to coach at a high level
    • Recruits high caliber student –athletes
    • Demonstrates the ability to work with other members of the athletics department
  • Oversees Scholar-Athlete & Team Compliance
    • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance with University, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations, including all aspects of compliance in operating a Division II Athletic program
  • Oversees Scholar-Athlete Leadership & Whole Person Development

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Masters’ degree preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of previous collegiate coaching experience required
  • Upholds and promotes the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary
  • Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities
  • Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the Office of Athletics and throughout the university in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ

Knowledge and Skills include:

  • Understanding of the ‘Greatness Through Virtue’ core strategies and being able to facilitate the growth of our Scholar-Athletes in the virtues of academic life
  • Understanding of balancing a scholar-athlete academic responsibility with their athletic demands
  • Demonstrated personal and professional integrity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a clean an organized professional work environment and keeping current with administrative reporting requirements
  • Ability to prioritize workload, perform work duties independently, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively and collaborate with a variety of people including scholar-athletes, parents, faculty, and staff
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the departmental needs of scholar-athletes, best practices in working with scholar-athletes who are at risk for attrition and the ability to work effectively with scholar-athletes from diverse cultures and backgrounds, scholar-athletes who have a disability, nontraditional scholar-athletes, and other at-risk scholar-athletes
  • Understand and comply with federal laws and regulations that pertain to higher education
  • Knowledge of NCAA Division II Rules and Regulations

For more information on the University of Mary, please watch a short video by clicking on this link:https://youtu.be/Go37Hy6QrVs

 

Click here to apply: https://universityofmary.applytojob.com/apply/LGt7wBnUz3/Assistant-Football-Coach

 

Review of application materials will begin immediately.  Position will remain open until filled.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer