•Works Closely with: Athletic Department Staff, Football Staff, and Admissions Staff
Job Summary:The Assistant Football Coach will assist the Head Coach with practice planning and implementation, recruiting, game coaching, and other duties common to assisting in a collegiate football program.
All employees are expected to uphold the values of the University. At Millikin University, we value:
•Commitment to the discovery of knowledge •Civil debate •Passion and enthusiasm •Dignity and respect for individuals •A diverse and inclusive community •Integrity and responsibility •Advancement of the greater good
1.Help to recruit and retain athletically skilled and academically qualified student-athletes into the football program.
2.Coach a group of student-athletes assigned by the head coach.
3.Participate in planning and implementing practices as assigned by the head coach.
4.Participate in game day coaching as assigned by the Head Football Coach.
5.Comply with all applicable Millikin University, CCIW and NCAA rules, regulations and policies.
6.Perform other duties common to assisting in football as assigned by the Head Football Coach.
7.Perform duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
1.Perform a second duty as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
2.Serve on institutional committees and task forces as assigned.
3.Serve as Lindsay Field and Track Facility Monitor.
4.Serve as Athletic Facility Monitor.
5.Serve as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Instructor for the Athletic Department as assigned.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and contact information of three professional references to millikin.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment and first day of work is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Millikin University is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups in this field are encouraged to apply. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Millikin University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Millikin offers a competitive salary and full benefit package.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Master’s degree preferred
College coaching preferred
Extensive knowledge of the sport of football
Ability to recruit and retain quality football student-athletes
Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to various audiences
Ability and willingness to work effectively in a team atmosphere in the Athletic Department
Strong commitment to the University and NCAA Division III philosophy
Demonstrated commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athlete
About Millikin University
Millikin University is a private, comprehensive institution serving approximately 1,800 undergraduate, graduate, full-time and part-time students who study in four colleges/schools: Arts and Sciences, Business, Fine Arts and Professional Studies. Situated on an attractive seventy-acre campus in Decatur, Illinois (population of 85,000), Millikin is located 180 miles southwest of Chicago, 150 miles west of Indianapolis, and 120 miles northeast of St. Louis. A Millikin education is characterized by performance learning – a unique approach to learning that builds the confidence to succeed before and after graduation. Students apply their learning to experiences both in Decatur and around the world. A vibrant campus community engages students in more than 90 student organizations and a close-knit Greek community. Millikin Big Blue athletics include 19 NCAA Division III teams as well as junior varsity teams and intramurals. In 2010, 98% of Millikin graduates gained employment or entry into graduate/professional school within six months of graduation.