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Assistant Coach - Football (Intern)

Benedictine University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Coach - Football (Intern)

Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community, inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition and Benedictine values. We seek employees who will contribute to the advancement of our mission by helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the Earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Title:Assistant Coach – Football (Intern)
Department: Department of Athletics
Reports to: Head Football Coach
Status: Part-time, non-benefit eligible
Appointment: 9 months, August through May

Position Summary: This position is responsible for assisting the football program.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

1.Responsible for coaching a position group that is determined by the Head Football Coach.

2.Responsible for identifying and successfully recruiting viable prospects from assigned recruiting territories.

3.Responsible for tracking academic progress of student athletes in assigned position groups. Assist with the retention of student athletes through social and academic counseling; interaction with University retention team and coaching staff. Retention of student-athletes.

4.Other duties as assigned.

Other Functions:

1.Develop relationships within Benedictine University and the University community.
2.Attend departmental and University related meetings and events.
3.Maintain a positive student athlete assessment for program from student athletes.
4.Work in coordination with University offices and departments to coordinate and facilitate University events.
5.Maintain positive relationships with alumni, parents, students, officials, volunteers and fans.
6.Serve on University, conference and national committees as needed.
7.Positively promote Benedictine University and the Department of Athletics on campus and in the community.

Required Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred.

Experience: Previous collegiate coaching preferred along with experience with strength training and conditioning programs.

Specific Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications:
Organizational skills, writing and typing skills, interpersonal skills, data entry and budget management skills and demonstrated supervisory skills.
Valid driver’s license
CPR/First Aid/ AED certification.
Certification in Strength Training (NSCA or CSCS)

Physical Requirements: Ability to handle varying levels of stress while maintaining professional demeanor. Possible lifting, bending, walking, kneeling, stretching, and stooping. Frequent districtwide and statewide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours; outdoor exposure to sun/heat or cold weather.
Ability to speak clearly so listeners can understand. Understand the speech of another person.
See details of objects that are less than a few feet away or are more than a few feet away. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. General Customer service and office environment.

Supervisory Responsibility (if applicable): Student workers
Working Conditions: Office environment; nights and weekends required.

Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Per Gov. Pritzker’s Executive Order proof of vaccination or weekly COVID-19 testing is required.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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