Offensive Coordinator / Assistant Football Coach

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Company Description:

Dean College is a private, residential New England college grounded in a culture and tradition that all students deserve the opportunity to discover and exceed their greatest aspirations.

A personal and transformative community since 1865, Dean tirelessly inspires our students to unimagined heights through personalized support and integrated delivery of academic, co-curricular and experiential learning.

Our graduates are lifelong learners who thrive in their careers, embrace social responsibility and demonstrate leadership.

This is The Dean Difference.

Consistently recognized as a Top Regional College and a Best Value School by U.S. News & World Report and name a College of Distinction for four consecutive years, Dean Serves approximately 1,200 full-time students and 300 part-time students and offers over 50 combined bachelor's and associate degree programs and specializations, as well as a robust schedule of continuing studies and certificate programs throughout the year.

Dean College is perfectly situated in Franklin, Massachusetts, which is conveniently located between Boston and Providence, Rhode Island and is accessible to Boston by commuter rail. The Dean College/Franklin station is only a five-minute walk from campus. Approximately 90 percent of the College's student population live on campus.

Dean provides a supportive academic environment that thrives on student engagement and exceptional teaching. The Dean Difference is exemplified through each student's commitment to their professional futures, social responsibility and leadership. Outside of the classroom, students participate in 16 athletic teams and more than 30 on-campus groups and organizations.

Ninety-six percent of our bachelor's degree students are employed or enrolled in graduate school within 12 months of graduation. Alumni are hard at work in top-ranked graduate programs and are employed by organizations such as Universal Studios, Dell Technologies, Liberty Mutual, Kraft Sports Entertainment, the Boston Ballet, and more.

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Department of Athletics is seeking an Offensive Coordinator / Assistant Football Coach who possess the expertise and organizational skills needed to work with all aspects of a successful NCAA DIII Athletics program. This is a full-time, 12-month position that reports to the Head Football Coach. The Offensive Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the offensive unit of the team, including practice and game planning, overall management, and coordination of assistant coaches in each offensive position. Additional responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all facets of the program to develop a competitive NCAA Division III Football program within the ECFC on the field, in the classroom, and in the community. The Offensive Coordinator will monitor the academic progress of student athletes, work on and off campus to recruit quality student athletes, assist with strength and conditioning, provide general counseling to athletes, and assist the Head Coach in fundraising and other related special projects. Additional duties may be assigned.

Job Duties

  • Plan, organize and conduct all practices for the offensive unit, including daily on-field coaching and management of all practice sessions and games;
  • Organize game preparation, including film breakdown; develop game plans and scouting reports related to the offensive unit for each contest;
  • Develop an annual offensive playbook and teaching progression;
  • Schedule and manage film sessions and meetings for all offensive positions;
  • Demonstrate leadership, sportsmanship, and conduct becoming of the coaching profession adhering to all college and professional sport association guidelines;
  • Monitor and support the academic progress of assigned team members;
  • Recruit qualified students with the ability, character, and drive to succeed as NCAA Division III, ECFC and Dean College student athletes;
  • Responsible for the men's equipment facility during the fall semester;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree required; Master's preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 3-years of relevant coaching and recruiting experience at the collegiate level.
  • Self-motivated leader with strong communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with employees, coaching staff, student athletes, vendors, and alumni.

Additional Information:

Dean College is an equal-opportunity, Title IX institution and pledges to recruit, select and promote diversity by providing equality of opportunity in higher education for all persons, including faculty and staff with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion, and applicants for admission, enrolled students and graduates without discrimination or segregation.

The College is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, faculty, and community members. All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis. Dean College prohibits discrimination and harassment based on sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, work-related injury or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in College programs, services, and activities. A pre-employment background screen is required for all employees.

The Assistant Dean of Students, located on the second floor of the Campus Center, telephone 508-541-1841, coordinates the college's compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 Act.

The Director of Human Resources on the first floor of Dean Hall, telephone, 508-541-1681 coordinates the college's compliance with titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and amendments, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

The Dean College Athletics Department is a Division III member of the NCAA and competes as a member of the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC), Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (ECFC), and the USCAA and complies with all NCAA Division III Rules and Regulations.

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