Salary:Commensurate with education and experience. Excellent health and retirement benefits package.
How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application by creating a profile and then providing personal and demographic information. In addition, please be prepared to upload a: Cover letter Resume Copy of transcripts for all degrees completed (if your transcripts include a social security number or birthdate, please redact that information before uploading the document. Official transcripts will be required upon hire) The names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references Application Deadline: Open until filled. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 12/8/2019.
Responsible to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics for the direction, coaching functions, and oversight of the university's NCAA Division II football program. Functions include coaching, recruiting, practice, game day preparation, forming game strategies, alumni communication, fundraising, assuring student-athlete well-being and academic success, and management and supervision of staff. It is critical that the Head Coach establish a strong working relationship between the University and the community; ensure compliance with NCAA, RMAC, and university rules or regulations; develop student-athletes physically, mentally, and emotionally for Division II competition; organize and manage camps and clinics, oversee department budget, and perform other related duties as may be assigned by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.Teaching responsibilities may be included.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
Oversee men's football program. This includes supervision of assistant coaches, scouting, recruitment of student athletes, monitoring academic progress of athletes, scheduling games, ensuring compliance with NCAA and RMAC conference rules or regulations and eligibility of players.
Supervise and participate in the recruitment of student athletes. This includes interviewing, screening, assessment/evaluation, and meeting with coaches, counselors, principals, teachers and parents to facilitate the process.
Plan and manage team travel such as time schedules, transportation by bus/vans, lodging accommodations, meal and accommodations, insurance coverage and schedules for meets and practice. Ensure travel arrangements are within budget constraints and are safe for the players' and coaches' welfare.
Supervise and manage the inventory of sports equipment. This involves the selection and purchase, reconditioning, checking standards and ensuring safety and accountability of physical assets.
Oversee the budget for the program. Monitor and approve expenditures for area of responsibility.
Supervise and manage the facility to facilitate practice. Coordinate the facility arrangements, ensure safety of equipment and practice fields, and secure facilities at end of practices.
Plan, organize and participate in practice and games. This involves athlete conditioning, planning sets, oversight of practices, review current rules and regulations, and participate in media coverage of events.
Conduct coach clinics/seminars for assistant coaches. Supervise and manage summer programs for youth.
Assist the Athletic Director, the Development Director, and/or the Alumni Director in fundraising activities at their request.
The University may request that this position teach in an assigned area of expertise.
Work in liaison with community groups to encourage and foster their participation in the athletic activities or events. Speak at promotional events such as sports banquets and community events.
Serve on committees as deemed appropriate for conference, regional or national level.
Work in liaison with faculty, administrators, and staff to coordinate academic and athletic efforts and to share resources and ideas.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position reports to the Director of Athletics and must subscribe to the Colorado Mesa University Principles Governing Athletics. This position supervises Assistant Coaches.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university Five (5) years experience coaching at the college or university level
PREFERRED: Master's degree from an accredited college or university Proven successful recruiting of quality student athletes
LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to effectively present information, both orally and in writing, and to respond to questions from team members, groups of recruits, athletes, students, supporters and the press. Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical instructions, manuals and periodicals.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to perform basic mathematical functions and calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions and percentages as related to fiscal management.
REASONING ABILITY Strategic and analytical reasoning skills are necessary. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The incumbent will be required to sit, walk, talk, hear, and see with both near and far acuity. Must be able to effectively demonstrate different skills relating to football and be able to demonstrate proper weight training techniques. The head coach should be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The tasks involved with this position will be performed in a variety of environments, including an office environment, a classroom environment, and indoor and outdoor facilities. The noise level in the work environment varies from quiet to extremely noisy.
Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education.
Colorado Mesa University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history. Applicant must be able to verify U.S. employment eligibility. Colorado Mesa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact the CMU Human Resources Office by phone or email. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Apply Now Share Save Job