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Head Football Coach

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Position Details

Position Information

NBAPOSN Title
Working Title Head Football Coach
Brief Position Overview

This position is responsible for the overall operation of the Football program within the MSUN Athletics Program. Responsible for building successful team within the Frontier Conference and NAIA. Provides excellent leadership to the football program by promoting team integrity, reliability, and good sportsmanship at all times.

Position Number 7C0003
Department Athletics
Division
Appointment Type Professional
Contract Term Academic Year
Semester
If other, specify From date
If other, specify End date
FLSA Exempt
Union Affiliation Exempt from Collective Bargaining
FTE 1 FTE 10 month contract
Benefits Eligible Yes
Compensation Annual
Salary $70500
Contract Type Board of Regents
If other, please specify
Recruitment Type Open

Position Details

General Statement

This position is responsible for the overall operation of the Football program within the MSUN Athletics Program. Responsible for building successful team within the Frontier Conference and NAIA. Provides excellent leadership to the football program by promoting team integrity, reliability, and good sportsmanship at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Maintain the personal conduct, appearance and discipline of team members and coaches that is appropriate for intercollegiate athletic teams and reflects positively on the department and the mission of the university.
2. Maintains academic progress of student athletes and fosters a team environment that supports and encourages a high level of academic success.
3. Identify and recruit potential student athletes, arranging and offering incentives such as athletic scholarships.
4. Provide training, direction, encouragement, and motivation in order to prepare athletes for games and competitive events.
5. Plan and direct physical conditioning programs that will enable athletes to achieve maximum performance.
6. Keep records of student athletes, team, and opposing teams’ performance.
7. Schedule games and ensure rules compliance.
8. Instruct individuals or groups in sports rules, game strategies, and performance principles.
9. Practice good fiscal management of resources.
10. Promote the Football program within the community.
11. Must be able to create fundraising events to help offset operating/scholarship budgets.
12. Teach courses within the Department of Education or other areas of expertise.
13. Keep the Athletic Director informed of any unusual situations or circumstances within the program.
14. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

1. Bachelor’s Degree
2. College Coaching Experience
3. Knowledge of Recruiting and Eligibility Requirements
4. Knowledge of NAIA and NCAA Rules

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Master’s Degree
Experience as a Head Coach
Experience in the Frontier Conference

The Successful Candidate Will

1. Have specialized knowledge in Collegiate Football
2. Create and run a well-disciplined and organized program
3. Establish a strong and knowledgeable coaching staff that will succeed in the Frontier Conference
4. Invest in the community and coordinate and supervise community service projects
5. Demonstrate support for all MSUN athletic programs

Special Requirements

Must be available to work nights and weekends, and have a desire to expand coaching and educational knowledge by attending coaching clinics and continuing education conferences.

Physical Demands

Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions

This position has supervisory duties? Yes

Posting Detail Information

Announcement Number 2017-18-S00036P
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date Open immediately
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 10/27/2017
Close Date
Until an adequate pool is established No
Special Instructions Summary
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.msun.edu/postings/1463
Diversity Statement

Montana State University-Northern is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University -Northern makes reasonable accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU-Northern provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference or request accommodation, contact the Office of Human Resources, PO Box 7751, Montana State University-Northern, Havre, MT 59501; 406-265-4147; http://www.msun.edu/hr/forms/EmployPref.pdf

MSU-Northern’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU-Northern Website: http://msun.edu/admin/policies/1000/1001-1.aspx and http://msun.edu/admin/policies/1000/1001-7.aspx

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Note to the applicant: In your cover letter, please address the required and preferred qualifications listed in the notice of vacancy for this job and how you meet each one.

    (Open Ended Question)