Assistant Football Coach

Southwest Minnesota State University
March 28, 2025
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title Assistant Football Coach

Working Title Assistant Football Coach Hire Types Faculty Division Intercollegiate Athletics Department Intercollegiate Athletics Unit Intercollegiate Athletics Location Marshall, MN FLSA Exempt Full/Part Time Full Time FTE 1.0 Employment Condition Fixed Term Work Shift Work Schedule/Hours/Days Posting Details Salary Minimum Salary Maximum Salary Type Per Credit Bargaining Unit/Plan 209, IFO Job Description

The Assistant Coach will be involved in all aspects of the SMSU Football Program. This position focuses on defensive practice planning, game preparation, recruitment, and coaching of the defensive line. Team organization, scheduling and travel management will also be included in the role. Other job duties to be assigned may include diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives, student athlete academic success, camp coordination, fundraising, or other assignments that reflect the expertise of the candidate. Position may be assigned teaching duties as part of the position's responsibilities based on area of study and previous experience.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Three years of high school, collegiate or professional football coaching experience.
  • Experience coaching defense (football).
  • Experience with and knowledge of NCAA compliance policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated commitment or proven strategies for fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and demonstrated ability or proven strategies to teach and work with persons from diverse backgrounds.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree
  • Defensive coaching experience at the collegiate level.
  • Successful collegiate recruiting record.
  • Knowledge of HUDL recruiting and scouting software.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with student-athletes.
  • Ability to assist in the development and implementation of diversity and inclusion programming and support within the SMSU Football program and the Department of Athletics.
  • Collegiate and/or professional football playing experience.
  • Facility oversight, fundraising, and game management experience.
  • Prior teaching experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Other Requirements About

    Southwest Minnesota State University is one of seven universities in the Minnesota State system. SMSU gives highest priority to excellence in teaching and preparing students to be lifelong learners through quality undergraduate teaching/advising and close student/faculty relationships. Its mission, dating back to 1967, provides access to university-level programs in liberal arts & professional studies. The University has a special commitment to the educational needs of the people in its service region reflected through its curricula, cultural programs, diversity of staff and students, cooperative relationships with the public and private sectors, and regional institutions. The 216-acre campus encompasses 24 modern, interconnected, and accessible buildings. Marshall (pop. 13,000) is the hub of a rich agricultural area and offers a variety of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities. The position is an opportunity to be part of a vibrant, dynamic and growing institution that is searching for exceptionally talented people.

    Benefits Info

    Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

  • Public pension plan
  • Training and professional development
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Wellness programs and resources
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Health care spending and savings accounts
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Tax-deferred compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number SMSU2021223P

    Number of Vacancies 1 Re-posting No Desired Start Date 03/29/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) 03/28/2025 Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Accept Applications Yes Special Instructions Summary Posting Contact Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State system and is an equal opportunity educator and employer. SMSU is committed to equal employment opportunities for all applicants and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. SMSU does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Women, diverse populations and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Affirmative Action Office, 507-537-6208. For TTY communications, contact Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. This vacancy notice is available in alternative format upon request.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a minimum of a bachelor's degree?
  • yes
  • no
  • Do you have three years of football coaching experience?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have defensive coaching experience?
  • yes
  • no
  • Do you have knowledge of NCAA policies and regulations?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts - Unofficial of highest degree
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Optional Documents

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