Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Coordinator)

Position ID: 38457
Savannah State University
Position Description
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Assistant Coach
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 Position Information
Working Title Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Coordinator)
Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Assistant Football Coach. This positon serves as Defensive Coordinator for a Division I FCS program; leads and coaches according to the NCAA, State, National, MEAC and Institutional guidelines. Provides support to the Head Coach in all aspects of on-field coaching, player development, academic success, recruiting, film study, practice organization, position meetings, scouting opponents, and special teams coaching. Responsible for Defensive Scout Team and Game Plan development; recruits assigned area, monitors strength and conditioning of athletes; and is accountable for the performance of the Defensive team, including strategy, planning and adjustments. Responsibilities include community service/public relations, locker room, high school relations, and the supervision and training of assistant coaches assigned to the defensive staff. Coordinates activities critical to a successful football program; may be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Four year college degree; Must have an understanding and commitment to academic and athletic excellence and a working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Previous coaching and recruiting experience on the collegiate level is required. The incumbent must be able to work, communicate and develop a rapport with students, parents, alumni, faculty, departmental staff and administration. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State. 
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S3472014
Open Date 01/18/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online; submit current resume, transcript(s), and two letters of reference online or by mail to: Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Coordinator) Search Committee; Savannah State University, Athletics Department, Box 20271, Savannah, GA 31404

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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Football (Admin code)
Intercollegiate Athletics (Admin code)
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Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II