Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal
arts institution located in the MetroWest suburbs of Boston, which
integrates an academically challenging liberal arts education with
workforce preparation programs. Founded in 1839, FSU enrolls about
4,000 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate and professional students.
FSU offers 35 bachelor's degrees with 55 specialized
concentrations, 63 minors, and 26 master's degree programs, in a
highly personalized teaching environment. Our community takes pride
in empowering student success by providing a superior education,
leading research and innovation opportunities, and a strong
At FSU, we are deeply committed to inclusive excellence,
encouraging a supportive, diverse and collaborative learning
environment, and providing culturally relevant education. We are
honored that our commitment earned FSU six Higher Education
Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Awards from INSIGHT Into Diversity
and that we are the only public institution in Massachusetts
recognized in 2018, 2019, and 2020. FSU is designated as an
emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution by the Hispanic Association
of Colleges and Universities and also belongs to the Howard Hughes
Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence community, providing
national leadership in science education and exploring strategies
that will lead to more inclusive science education. We encourage
applications from those who share our commitment to promoting a
diverse, welcoming, and inclusive community.
Our founding motto, LIVE TO THE TRUTH, was said at the end of
each class by beloved first principal, Cyrus Peirce, who sought to
discover and teach "truth in theory and principle...truth in spirit
and motive...truth in manner and form...truth intellectual and
truth moral." Principal Bagnall found this motto "speaks of
sincerity of spirit...of intensity of effort, of resolution to
succeed, of joy in achievement." LIVE TO THE TRUTH continues to
guide our institution in practice and endeavor. If you share in
this quest for truth and a commitment to living it fully, make the
next chapter of your career the best chapter at Framingham State
Learn more about our career opportunities at www.framingham.edu/careers.
General Statement of Duties:
The primary responsibility of this position is instructing
student athletes in the rules and fundamentals of the sport of
Football with an emphasis on defensive aspect of the game.
Deputy Director of Athletics and Head Football Coach
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist the head coach with all aspects of teaching skills and
strategies for the sport of Football during practice and games in
the traditional and non-traditional seasons. (At least 50%)
- Provide individual instruction in the sport of Football with an
emphasis on defense.
- Assist the head coach in the creation of individual plans,
while adhering to all NCAA bylaws.
- Assist the head coach with student-athlete welfare, physical
health, team concepts and safety.
- Assist the head coach in coordinating team logistics with
Athletic Department staff and other support personnel such as
managers, scorekeepers, etc.
- Adhere to and support all rules, conditions and regulations as
set forth by Framingham State University, Conference affiliations
and the National Collegiate Athletic Association pertaining to all
aspects of the team's management.
- Serves as designated Title IX Responsible Employee and Campus
- Assist the head coach in developing and implementing a
comprehensive recruiting plan.
- Accountable for ensuring that affirmative action, equal
opportunity, and diversity are integrally tied to all actions and
decisions in areas of responsibility.
Special Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Ability to work evening, weekends, and holidays as playing and
practice season schedule dictates.
- Bachelor's degree required; master's degree preferred
- Minimum of 1-2 years of coaching and/or playing experience
- Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written
communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively
with a variety of audiences (i.e., students, parents, faculty,
staff, alumni, administration and community)
- Ability to work evening, weekends, and holidays as playing and
practice season schedule dictates.
Candidates who are bilingual in English and Spanish or English
and Portuguese are strongly encouraged to apply.
This is a part-time non-benefited, contract, exempt coaching
Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual
offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final
employment for all positions.
Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative
Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans,
persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity
and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates must apply online by submitting:
- Cover Letter,
- Equity and Inclusion Statement*
- Names and contact information for three (3) professional
*The Equity and Inclusion Statement is an opportunity for
candidates to discuss professional skills, experience and/or
willingness to engage in activities that would enhance the
university's efforts to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive
community. Equity and inclusion statements will be considered as
part of a transparent and comprehensive review of candidate
For full consideration, please apply by July 30, 2021.
Framingham State University only accepts application materials
through our online application system. We are unable to accept
application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery.
If you experience technical issues with the online application
process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.
Framingham State University understands that persons with
specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application
process and/or with the interview process. For confidential
assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at
508-626-4530 or firstname.lastname@example.org.