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Eastern Washington University
  • Position Number: 1390820
  • Location: Cheney, WA
  • Position Type: Athletics/Coaching

Working Title Assistant Football Coach - Corners/Defensive Passing Game Coordinator

Job Summary

Eastern Washington University is currently seeking an Assistant Football Coach - Corner/Defensive Passing Game Coordinator.

This position is housed in the athletic department and will report to the Head Football Coach and ultimately the Associate VP/Director of Athletics or sport supervisor. It is the responsibility of the Assistant Football Coach to work closely with the Head Coach to design, organize, implement, facilitate, oversee and evaluate all facets of a Big Sky, NCAA Division I assigned sport program. Several components of this job include, recruiting, and public appearances. This position provides educational, monitoring, and supervisory components as well as working within a shared facility. This person will work closely with the athletic department support staff, equipment staff, sports medicine staff, sport & recreation center staff, Assistant Athletic Director for Academics, and the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance. Will also work collaboratively with relevant constituent groups.

It is the responsibility of the Assistant Football Coach to study and know all policies and procedures integral to Eastern Washington University, Big Sky and NCAA rules compliance. The desired candidate will assist in the direction, develop and management of all aspects of the assigned sport program including, but not limited to, recruiting, talent evaluation, coaching, training and development of student-athletes within the team concept, scheduling, supervision of additional staff and monitoring academic progress of the team.

Rules compliance is an important responsibility of this position. Employee shall support and comply with all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Big Sky Conference, and other established bodies that govern intercollegiate athletics and the University. In the event the Employee becomes aware, or has reasonable cause to believe, that violations of rules compliance may have taken place, Employee shall report same promptly to the Athletic Director, Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance, or their designee.

On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

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About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

Physical Demands

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience working in a collegiate football program as an assistant coach.

  • Obtain First Aid/CPR/AED certification within the first 60 days of employment.

  • Pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test for off-campus recruiting within 30 days of employment and annually thereafter.

  • Experience and knowledge of all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, the Big Sky Conference, and other established bodies that govern intercollegiate athletics and the University.

  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • Four (4) years of collegiate football experience working as a coach, with a minimum of two (2) at the Division I level.

  • Collegiate football coaching experience in the Big Sky Conference.

  • Collegiate recruiting experience at the NCAA Division I level.

  • No previous history of NCAA violations.
    Collegiate playing experience.

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