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Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Back Coach & Academic Success)

Date Opened: 10-11-2012
Closing Date: when filled

Southwestern University seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Football Coach responsible for assisting the head coach, coordinating student-athlete academic success and coaching the defensive backs. This position will have a second duty to be determined within the department of athletics.  The candidate will teach in the Fitness and Recreation Activities (FRA) program. This is a 12-month, full-time exempt position with benefits.

A bachelor’s degree is required with a master’s degree preferred.  The successful candidate is expected to comply with departmental guidelines set forth by Southwestern University, the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference and the NCAA Division III.  Football experience as an athlete and/or coach at the intercollegiate level is necessary.

Southwestern University offers competitive salary and benefits including health, dental, life, long term disability, retirement, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, tuition assistance, access to athletic facilities, free parking and discounted meal rates.  Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education.  Located in Georgetown, Texas, 28 miles north of Austin, Southwestern is affiliated with The United Methodist Church.  Southwestern University is deeply committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and especially encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia.  Southwestern is a member of NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC).  More information on the University is available at or . More information on the SCAC is available at .

Applicants should submit a letter of interest; resume; and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:  Southwestern University, Assistant Football Coach, Defensive Back Coach and Academic Success, Southwestern University, Job #503, Office of Human Resources, P.O. Box 770, Georgetown, TX, 78627-0770, or email to, or fax to: (512) 863-1880.  If you are applying for more than one open position, each position requires a separate application or resume be submitted. Resume materials will be accepted until the position is filled. 

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University’s Background Check Policy process.  Southwestern University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE/M/F

Posted October 11, 2012.