Head Football Coach Lafayette College Easton, PA Full Time
DESCRIPTION: Coach the sport of football and develop a team cohesive with the excellent tradition and history associated with Lafayette College and the Patriot League. Recruiting and assessment of appropriate student-athletes with excellent academic backgrounds to a NCAA Division I FCS institution. Manage scholarship allocation to recruit and enroll the ideal student-athletes to the program. Oversee player development. Possess knowledge and abide by NCAA and Patriot League rules and regulations. Conduct meetings with assistant coaches and distribute practice area assignments. Attend department meetings. Coordinate with the athletic administration the hiring of assistant coaches, expenditure and monitoring of the budget, scheduling of opponents, awarding of athletic scholarship, eligibility, facility requests for games, practices, equipment purchases, major repairs, game administration and work orders, and team travel advances including transportation, lodging and meals. Advise student-athletes. Coordinate fund-raising and development activities. Perform speaking engagements to solicit positive public relations for the program and the department in the community. Work closely with Sports Medicine for the care and prevention of athletic injuries and support the overall education program for student-athletes, including but not limited to leadership development, drug and alcohol education, social justice and sexual assault prevention. Coordinate information and game results with Athletic Communications to obtain publicity for the program. Serve as a liaison with various support groups both internal and external. Performance of all other duties and special projects as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Previous collegiate coaching experience within a Division I scholarship program is preferred.
SALARY:The position is a full-time (12 months) administrative appointment with a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
APPLICATION: Letter of application indicating the exact position, resume, and list of at least three references – please submit your information via the following link:
Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. The College seeks to promote diversity in its many manifestations. These include but are not limited to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability, and place of origin.