Asst Football Coach/Instr (Defensive Coord)

Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall, MN

About the Job

Job Description

Salary and Terms: Athletic Fixed-term, full time position. Salary placement is based on qualifications.

Appointment Date: February 1, 2019 or a date to be negotiated

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin ASAP and will continue until the position is filled.

Position Description: The Assistant Football Coach will be involved in all aspects of coaching responsibilities including recruiting, practice planning, game planning, organization, and scheduling and trip organization. The coaching responsibilities will be 75% of the position. Other job duties assigned may be in the areas of academic success, camp coordination, fundraising, game management, equipment locker room management, or other assignments that reflect the expertise of the candidate. Position may be assigned teaching duties as part of the position's responsibilities based on area of study and previous experience.


  • Master's degree required.
  • Five years of collegiate football coaching experience required.
  • Collegiate recruiting and camp/clinic experience, and knowledge of NCAA compliance policies and procedures required.
  • Defensive and/or Special Teams coordinating experience is preferred.
  • Facility oversight, fundraising experience and prior teaching experience are preferred qualifications.
  • The University is committed to fostering a global perspective. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to work with persons from diverse backgrounds

Southwest Minnesota State University is one of seven universities in the Minnesota State system. SMSU gives highest priority to excellence in teaching and preparing students to be lifelong learners through quality undergraduate and graduate teaching/advising and close student/faculty relationships. Its mission, dating back to 1967, provides access to university-level programs in liberal arts & professional studies. The University has a special commitment to the educational needs of the people in its service region reflected through its curricula, cultural programs, diversity of staff and students, cooperative relationships with the public and private sectors, and regional institutions. The 216-acre campus encompasses 24 modern, interconnected, and accessible buildings. Marshall (pop. 13,000) is the hub of a rich agricultural area and offers a variety of cultural, recreational and educational opportunities.

Application Data: Letter of application addressing position qualifications, resume, and transcripts must be attached to your application. Complete the online application process at .

Additional information on Southwest Minnesota State University can be found at:

Southwest Minnesota State University is a member of the Minnesota State system and is an equal opportunity educator and employer. SMSU is committed to equal employment opportunities for all applicants and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. SMSU does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Women, diverse populations, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be able to lawfully accept employment in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Affirmative Action Office, 507-537-6208. For TTY communications, contact Minnesota Relay Service at 1-800-627-3529. This vacancy notice is available in alternative format upon request.

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