Assistant Football Coach, Offensive Coordinator

Updated: 3 months ago

Assistant Football Coach, Offensive Coordinator
Athletics Administration - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (23008728)

The University of Pittsburgh Athletic Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Football Assistant Coach – Offensive Coordinator working under the direction of the Head Football Coach. This position will be responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating the football program’s offense for a highly competitive Division I program competing in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree is preferred), a minimum of five years of football coaching experience at the Division I or NFL level.


Job Summary

Assists the Head Coach with all aspects of a sports program. Recruits athletes, mentors athletes, fosters athletic, emotional, and academic group of student athletes. Oversees sports equipment, practice plans and schedules, skill development, designs coaching strategies. Oversees public and media relations. Coordinates team travel and schedule. Adheres to all rules and regulations.

Essential Functions 

Coaching – In coordination with the Head Football Coach, individual will be responsible for teaching, planning, organization, coordinating, supervising, and evaluating student-athletes in his charge for the football program’s offense. Individual is also responsible for ensuring all coaching assignments for the offense are carried out during daily work-outs, practices, and competition to maximize athletic performance. Individual will also be responsible for promoting, academic, social and general welfare of the student-athletes in his charge. Recruiting – Individual will be responsible for recruiting plan for the football program’s offense, and will be responsible for identification, research of, communication with, and recruitment of prospective student-athletes. Student- athletes who sign with the University of Pittsburgh are expected to be successful both athletically and academically. Physical conditioning – Individual will be expected to consult with the Performance Team in monitoring the well-being of the student athletes, to ensure maximum athletic performance. Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach including but not limited to adhering to policies established by the NCAA, ACC, the Athletic Department and the University.

Physical Effort 

Instructing and demonstrating physical skills while coaching; extensive travel via car, air, and bus. Must stand for long periods of time at games and at practice. May participate in drills or practices. May have to lift or transport equipment.


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Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Coach.Assistant
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience Required 5
Will this position accept substitution in lieu of education or experience?  Combination of education and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of education and/ or experience requirement.
Additional details about Required Licensure/Certification An equivalent combination of work experience and high-level playing experience may be substituted at the discretion of the University. Minimum 1-3 years relevant experience required.
Work Schedule Varies
Work Arrangement On-Campus: Teams that work on campus, in an office, or in a lab.
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Relocation Offered Yes
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents Not Applicable

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