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Special Assistant to the Head Coach - Football

University of Missouri - Columbia
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Dec 1, 2023

Hiring Department

Intercollegiate Athletics

Job Description

The University of Missouri Football Program is seeking an assistant to the head coach who will be responsible for the administration of the football program.

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

Directing daily operations of sport program and provides oversight to ensure operations are running smoothly and productively.

Directly supports the Head Football Coach and provides department management by coordinating with Head Coach and program directors.

Acting as liaison between the Head Coach and the support staff.

Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges and educates/guides the Head Coach in operational decision making.

Identifying and solving complex problems, providing guidance and direction.

Serving as a liaison to the football training room, weight room and academics.

Overseeing the Director of Player Development; assisting with player/parent communication.

Coordinating all aspects of executive level manager appointments, meetings, receptions and conference calls.

Directly involved with the Head coach and his schedule on a day-to-day basis.

May prepare and review materials and correspondence for meetings. Assists with creation/modification of presentations, spreadsheets and other various documents.

Understands policy and procedures and assists in special projects to include Senior Day and Senior Banquet.

Performs all duties in compliance with NCAA, SEC, University and Department rules and regulations.


Salary is commensurate with education and experience
Grade: GGS-MKT

University Title: Operations Professional

Internal applicants can determine their University title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.


Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm; Nights, Weekends, and Travel as required.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in a related/relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and a minimum of 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired. Experience in the following of adhering to NCAA rules and regulations is also necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience in a NCAA Division I football program

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.


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