University of Hawai`i at Manoa - Athletics Department
December 18, 2017
Full-time - Experienced
The Football Defensive Coordinator is directly responsible for coordinating the activities of the defensive unit of the football team. Assist with all aspects of NCAA Division I (Football Bowl Subdivision) Football Program, including student recruitment and development, on field coaching, contest scheduling, compliance with NCAA, Conference and University of Hawaii rules and regulations, student-athlete academic achievement, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach. Additionally, the incumbent must maintain collaborative working relationships with administrators and coaches in the department, other college offices, and appropriate relationships with members of the media, donors, and other individuals interested in the sports program. Coordinates the preparation of the defensive team; organizing practices and intercollegiate competitions. Supervises the defensive unit’s assistant coaches when appropriate. Teach necessary skills from the basic fundamentals to the techniques and strategies of team play. Promote and foster a positive team environment, appropriate behavior, and sportsmanship by team members. Responsible for the conduct of team members both on and off the field. Promote the physical and mental well being of all program participants. Assist with evaluating, recruiting and selecting qualified prospects who have the ability to compete in the classroom and athletically. Actively seek out and encourage a diverse group of prospects and assist them through the application process. Work collaboratively with the staff of the Compliance, Student Affairs, and Academics Offices to qualify and process prospects in a timely and efficient manner. Make recurring contacts by telephone, written correspondence, off-campus visits and evaluations, and coordination of campus visits as assigned by the Head Coach. Assist in scouting of opponents including the exchange and analysis of videotapes. Assist with overseeing the academic progress and success of student-athletes including promoting and maintaining an environment that encourages academic achievement as measured by academic eligibility, retention, and graduation. Participates in sports clinics, exhibitions, and camps as approved. Actively participates in fundraising, promotional, and public relation activities for the sports program. Responsible for performing the duties of a Campus Security Authority as defined by University policy and federal law with regards to the Clery Act. Maintains confidentiality to include but not limited to information, files and records that the incumbent may obtain or possess, in accordance with federal and state laws and University of Hawai‘i policies. Know, recognize and comply with the laws, policies, rules and regulations governing the University of Hawai‘i and its employees, and the rules of the NCAA and affiliated conferences as now constituted or as may be amended in the future. Immediately advises the Director of Athletics or designee if there is reasonable cause to believe violations, whether by employees, students, or others, have occurred or will occur. Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university; Two (2) years experience coaching football at the college or university level; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of football as competed at the collegiate level. Desirable Qualifications: Division I football coaching experience.
To Apply: Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UH Form 64A (attach resume), and names of 3 professional references to the address below. Applications can be faxed to (808)956-4637 Attn: Human Resources or emailed (preferred) to firstname.lastname@example.org (3 attachments maximum).
Address: UHM Athletics Department, Attn: Human Resources, 1337 Lower Campus Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822. Inquiries: email@example.com
Continuous Recruitment until programmatic needs are met. For best consideration, applications should be received by December 26, 2017.
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