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Assistant Coach, Football

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Assistant Coach, Football
Job Category Staff & Executive - Athletics
Department Football

The Rutgers Division of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 24 intercollegiate sports, comprised of 14 women’s and 10 men’s programs, that compete at the Division I level. The Scarlet Knights are members of the prestigious Big Ten Conference, the nation’s premier academic and athletic conference, after officially joining the league on July 1, 2014. Known as “The Birthplace of College Football, Rutgers hosted Princeton on Nov. 6, 1869 in the first intercollegiate football game, with RU earning a 6-4 victory.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Coach, Football for The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics. This position is under the direct supervision of the Head Coach, assists in the coordination of an intercollegiate athletic program, must have an understanding of technical knowledge of the sport of Football with the ability to develop student-athletes to their full potential. Among the key duties of this position are the following:

• Assists in establishing and maintaining a nationally competitive intercollegiate football team in the Big Ten and the NCAA.
• Recruits high level academically and athletically skilled students to attend Rutgers and to participate on the football team.
• Aids in organizing and conducting practices and competitions at a high level of efficiency and success.
• Assist in developing, teaching and instructing the student-athletes in the proper rules of play, conditioning, skills and techniques on the football field and in life-skills and leadership qualities off the field.
• Supports fundraising and public relations events that support the objective of the program and allow for program enhancements.
• Responsible for assisting the Head Coach in the coordination of the football program.
• Assists the Head Coach in developing annual goals for the program and in developing and implementing strategic and tactical plans to achieve a high level of success in practices and competitions

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 0.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 0.000
Annual Maximum Salary 0.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Contract Administrators
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Requires knowledge of Big Ten Conference and NCAA rules relative to recruiting and knowledge of NCAA regulations relative to proper rules of play in the sport of football.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Good organization skills.
• Ability to communicate with student-athletes and the media.
• Computer literacy.
• Possession and maintenance of a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized

• Must be able to use a computer, email, editing equipment and recruiting database software.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 16ST3582
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Location Details

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  1. Resume
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