Towson University, a Division I member of the Colonial Athletic Association, is accepting applications for an Assistant Football Coach, Defensive Coordinator to provide assistance in the areas of student-athlete recruitment, development of game plan, practice and game coaching, skills instruction, and academic monitoring. The Defensive Coordinator will coordinate the defensive side of the ball from game planning, practice planning, and staffing.
Organize, conduct and supervise all aspects for the defensive side of the ball for the football program to include skill instruction, practices, competition preparation and competition day coaching; participate within designated conference and NCAA meetings; recruit and evaluate prospective student-athletes through the use of New Media Technologies; organize official visits, including assigning hosts, creating travel itineraries and managing all budgetary elements of visits while adhering to all NCAA regulations; track all admissions through the application process of our prospective student-athletes; provide instruction to student-athlete hosts on department/NCAA policies & procedures for a visit; assist with academic support, fundraising activities, community servicing including communication and outreach to Alumni; responsible for knowledge and adherence to NCAA rules; complete recruiting logs and other end-of-year summaries and correspondence within JUMPForward and in coordination with the Compliance Office; and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach. See position description.
Bachelors degree and two years of football coaching experience at the camp/clinic, high school, collegiate, or professional level. The selected candidate must have the ability to train and recruit at the Division I collegiate level; ability to communicate effectively and work well with students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and the community; ability to pass the NCAA recruiting test and have a thorough understanding of NCAA rules and regulations; a demonstrated commitment to high academic standards for student-athletes and their ability to succeed both academically and athletically is essential; a demonstrated commitment to building a positive team culture, and commitment to personal and professional development of student-athletes; and the ability to work collaboratively within the structure and framework of an Athletics Department and University. Experience coaching at the Division I level and/or coaching in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) are preferred.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
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