Assistant Football Coach
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
Department: Athletics (Football)
Reports to: Head Coach - Football
Status: Full-Time, Benefit Eligible
Location: Lisle Campus
Position Summary: This position is responsible for assisting the
football program with the recruitment and retention of
student-athletes while working to ensure the best student
experience possible for the members of the Benedictine University
Essential Job Responsibilities:
1. Assist the football program with the identification and
successful recruitment of qualified student athletes to help place
the program in a position of competitive leadership in the Northern
Athletics Collegiate Conference
2. Responsible for coaching and mentoring a position group as well
as assisting the Head Coach/Coordinator with film breakdown,
scouting reports, game and practice plans, and coaching in all
traditional and non-traditional segments that will place the
program in a position of competitive leadership in the Northern
Athletics Collegiate Conference
3. Responsible for assisting the head coach, program, and
university personnel with the retention of student athletes. This
includes social and academic support, meeting regularly with the
members of your assigned position group to monitor their academic
progress to ensure players are investing the time and effort
required to be successful in the classroom.
4. Provide instruction in technique and safety procedures in
adherence with NCAA regulations and Sports Performance expectations
in the declared playing and practice seasons.
1. Develop relationships within Benedictine University and the
2. Attend departmental and University related meetings and
3. Maintain a positive student athlete assessment for program from
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
7. Positively promote Benedictine University and the Department of
Athletics on campus and in the community.
Education: Bachelor's Degree Required, Master's Degree
Experience: Previous collegiate coaching and recruiting experience
Specific Skills: 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)
Specific Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications: Yes
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.
The following of campus specific guidelines for pandemic protocols
Travel (If applicable): Yes
Supervisory Responsibility (if applicable): Yes
Working Conditions: Office environment; nights and weekends
Training: Must complete all trainings required by Benedictine
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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.