Asst Coach (Offense) - Football

Tennessee Tech University Cookeville, TN

About the Job

Job Description
Tennessee Tech University is a Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assists the head football coach in directing all activities of the football program within NCAA, OVC, and University policies and procedures. Responsible for assisting in maintaining high academic standards to support the academic development and graduation of student-athletes while focused on student-athlete welfare; assisting in successfully directing the football program to compete for OVC championships; assisting in the recruitment of student-athletes and maintaining a culture of personal accountability in student-athlete conduct; assisting in the planning and directing of all practices and game activities; assisting, as delegated by the head football coach, in preparing and managing administrative functions of the football program; and assisting in fundraising and promoting the football program within the priorities of the Department of Athletics. Performs other duties as assigned.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include the accumulation of two vacation days per month, one sick leave day per month, and thirteen (13) University holidays. Other benefits include medical and life insurance (shared cost with the University), retirement, optional 401k, and educational benefits.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants are required to apply online at and electronically upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) references (may upload into "Other Document") at the time of application. A copy of transcripts will be required at the time of interview (official transcripts required upon hire). Submission of materials is the applicant's responsibility. Applications without all required materials are incomplete and will not be considered.

APPLICATION SCREENING DATE: Initial screening of applications will begin December 24, 2020; open until filled.

Tennessee Tech is committed to a diverse workforce by fostering an inclusive work environment for students, faculty, and staff. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. Tennessee Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Two years of collegiate or professional football coaching experience OR four years of football coaching experience at a highly competitive level OR four years of collegiate or professional football playing or program experience. Education and experience necessary to perform all the functions of a Division I Assistant Football Coach. Commitment to adhere to NCAA and OVC rules and regulations as well as University policies and procedures.

Beyond meeting minimum requirements, candidates will be evaluated in terms of how their experience and education have prepared them for Division I assistant coaching including the academic development and graduation of student-athletes, promoting the welfare of student-athletes, recruiting, practice, managing the game, conditioning, administration, budget management, player and public relations, and fundraising. Coaching philosophy must be complimentary to that of the Department of Athletics and Head Football Coach. Successful candidate(s) shall possess the coaching abilities necessary to fulfill the assistant coach position assigned by and at the discretion of the Head Football Coach.

Internal Number: 251351-514100