Assistant Football Coach/Athletic Operations Assistant
About SUNY Maritime College:
SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.
The assistant coach provides administrative, instructional, and recruiting support services under the direction of the head coach and athletic director.
Position duties, responsibilities and competencies:
Assist in the implementation of the sport training and instructional program under the direction of the head coach by providing sport skill instruction, assisting in the conduct of practice sessions, performing game-related duties, and motivating players to give their best efforts
Assistant Football Coach:
Recruit prospective student-athletes effectively as assigned by and under the direction of the head coach
Serve as a liaison with academic support personnel in support of players' academic efforts
Serve as a liaison with athletic training and strength and conditioning staff in support of conditioning conditioning and rehabilitation of players
Demonstrate a sincere interest in the personal and academic development, as well as athletic progress, of student-athletes
Exhibit good writing and speaking abilities
Exhibit supportive and cooperative behavior in pursuit of sport program goals set by the head coach
Efficiently and effectively complete all assignments provided by the head coach
Accept constructive criticism and demonstrate professional growth under the supervision of the head coach
Exhibit good judgment and professional behavior in advising and counseling student-athletes
Conform to the highest standards of professional conduct regarding compliance with department and institutional policies and procedures and adherence to the rules and regulation of athletic governance organizations of which the institution is a member
Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all staff, student-athletes, and external constituents through (a) a positive and constructive approach to all tasks, (b) respect for the competencies of others, and (c) appropriate conflict resolution behavior
Athletic Operations Assistant:
Responsible for game day supervision coverage for home events (January - May) in accordance with the staffing plan established by the Director of Athletics.
Communicate with all parties involved (head coach, opposing teams contact, officials, student-workers)
Supervise game day student workers
Ensure field/court is set up and ready for game day competition
Ensure all locker rooms are ready for opposing team arrival
Welcome/greet officials for all scheduled competition
Ensure all game day paperwork is complete prior to the start of each contest
Welcome/greet all opposing teams
Present during all contests, focused on crowd control, player-staff-official's safety
Supervise and oversee game day events (including but not limited to pre-game events, ½ time events and post-game activities)
Escort opposing teams and officials out of the venue
Ensure the field/court/locker rooms are in good order following each contest
Report any/all incidents to the Director of Athletics
Report any/all facility issues to the Assistant AD for Facilities
Attend all mandatory staff meetings for full time employees
Home event supervision duties as assigned
Completion of Campus Security Authority Training, HR Module Training, Van Driver Certification, NCAA Exam
All other duties assigned by the Athletic Director
Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Demonstrated football coaching experience
Have knowledge of NCAA Division III rules
Excellent interpersonal, teaching and communication skills are essential
Ability to recruit student athletes, develop successful programs and maintain operations (budget, equipment ordering, NCAA eligibility, game management, etc.) is required
Possession of a valid Driver's License. Must have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violation.
Preferred Qualifications The ideal candidate, in addition to the above, will:
Have football coaching experience at the intercollegiate level
Possess a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in physical education or related area.
Coaching certification from national agency of issuance.
Exhibit prior experience with student-athlete recruitment or the evidence of potential for success in recruitment
Demonstrate evidence of ability to work well with college-age student-athletes and proven ability to perform administrative aspects of the program
Current Certification in First Aid, AED, and CPR
Classification/Salary Range: The Assistant Football Coach/Athletic Operations Assistant is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range for the position is $41,815 - $45,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package (for more information please see the UUP Benefit Summary). Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled.
Special Notes: This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.
Budget Title: Assistant Coach Local Title: Assistant Football Coach/Athletic Operations Assistant Line #: 00650
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Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit:
Cover letter with salary requirements
Contact information for three professional references
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