Duties & Responsibilities
Harvard University, an FCS Division I institution, is currently looking to hire an Assistant Football Coach to coach the Offensive Line. You will work closely with the Head Coach and staff, with primary responsibilities being on the field coaching and national recruitment of academically qualified student-athletes.
Bachelor's degree required. At least (a) 4 years’ experience coaching football's Offensive Line position at the DI collegiate level, or (b) 6 years' experience coaching football at the collegiate level.
Extensive Division I coaching experience strongly preferred.
Outstanding technical, tactical and strategic knowledge of Football. Strong leadership, interpersonal and communications skills, including the ability to work with and relate well to a diverse group of athletes, administrators, and University constituents. Must be able to establish yourself as a respected coach to students, University administration and faculty, alumni, and media representatives. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and a database. Basic video filming, editing and analytical ability.
The ideal candidate adapts to change quickly and is willing to work hard. You should also have strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to work independently. Able to respect and comply with guidelines set forth by Harvard, the Ivy League, and the NCAA. Valid drivers' license required.
A DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) check is required because you will be driving student-athletes during out-of-town travel.
Ability and willingness to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, rain, cold).
Harvard is a highly selective liberal arts college whose mission is to educate citizens and citizen-leaders for our leaders for our society. The College is a residential institution of nearly 7,000 undergraduates and is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard is deeply committed to the intellectual, social and personal transformation of its undergraduates during their four years at Harvard.
The Department of Athletics offers 42 varsity programs for men and women, more than any other Division I school in the United States. We also offer extensive recreational and intramural programs.
Harvard employees have access to a competitive benefits package that includes multiple options for the health and well-being of our employees as well as ongoing professional development.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources. We regret that, due to the number of responses we typically receive, we may be unable to respond to phone calls or contact personally those applicants not selected for an interview.
We actively seek and welcome applications from diverse candidates and from those with a demonstrable commitment to a more inclusive society.