Assistant Football Coach - Offensive Line

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Cheney, WASHINGTON
Deadline: 18 Jan 2023

Posting Details
Posting Details

Position Title Assistant Football Coach - Offensive Line
Posting Number 2023006EP

Position Information

Classification Title Asst Football Coach
Working Title Assistant Football Coach - Offensive Line
Classification Code 8105
RCW Exemption Criteria 13 - Counseling of Students
EWU Position Number E99803
CUPA Code P-499290 - Assistant Coach-Football
FLSA Exempt - Administrative
Bargaining Unit
% Full Time 100
Salary / Wage Range AE - BSKY
Salary Information
$45,000 – $60,000
Anticipated Start Date Position is available now.
Term of Appointment 12
Location Cheney
County Spokane
Project Description
Project Duration
Background Check Yes - Both
Responsible HR User Vara Lyn Conrath
Responsible HR User Email address

Posting Text

Job Summary
  • Eastern Washington University is currently seeking an Assistant Football Coach – Offensive Line.
  • This position is housed in the athletic department and will report to the Head Football Coach and ultimately the Athletic Director 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, 12 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses. For additional information regarding insurance benefits please see our Benefits page: .
  • EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.
About Eastern Washington University
Eastern Washington University, a regional, comprehensive public university with an enrollment of over 10,000 students, is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington, each governed by its own board of trustees. EWU’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 12,000 residents 16 miles southwest of Washington’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the innovative, energy-efficient Catalyst building and at Riverpoint, a campus shared with Washington State University. In addition, EWU programs can be found at select locations throughout the state, aligned with the needs of the community. Eastern contributes to the vitality of the region and the state through its wide array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees in over 100 fields of study, as well as applied doctorates in physical therapy and educational leadership, offering accessible pathways to career success and personal development to students of all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
Tribal Land Acknowledgement
Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the Spokane People and other tribes who are connected through their shared history of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors who are here and bring forth the knowledge of this place—the knowledge that comes from the land.
Diversity Statement
EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.
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.
  • All new employees must comply with EWU immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR and proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination and Exemption Information link: .
  • Upon hire, you must complete required DEI, Hazing, and Harassment and Title IX training. You can access the online training at or complete the training in person or via Zoom. In person and Zoom training opportunities will be posted on InsideEWU and are listed on Human Resources’ .
Physical Demands
  • If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn Conrath at
Pre-Placement Physical No
Hearing Test Yes
Medical Monitoring Post Hire No
Protective Equipment
  • Hearing and inclement weather protection
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience working in a collegiate football program.
  • 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 in a related field.
  • Two (2) years of collegiate coaching experience with the offensive line position.
  • One (1) year of offensive coordinator experience.
  • Collegiate recruiting experience.
  • No previous history of NCAA violations.
  • Collegiate playing experience as an offensive lineman.
Other Skills and Abilities
Work Schedule Type Regular
Work Schedule
Must be able to work evenings and weekends. Requires overnight travel at least 25 days out of the year on team and recruiting trips.
Posting Date 01/11/2023
Open Until Further Notice No
Closing Date 01/18/2023
Screening to Begin 01/19/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants
It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.
  • Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
  • Attach a chronological resume including work history and major duties, education, and any specialized training or skills related to the position. Please list at least 3 professional references including: names, titles, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and connection to you (these can be identical to the references listed on the application).
  • Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions, if applicable.
  • Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. You will be asked to attach a diversity response as part of the online application process: Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • Application Types Accepted Application

    Job Duties

    % of Time 50
    Responsibility / Duty
    Assist in the administration, planning and organization of appropriate preseason, in-season, and post-season programs, including practice planning and scheduling. Meet with head coach and other staff members daily to plan practices, competition, and other team matters. Communicate problems, issues and program improvement ideas to the Head Football Coach.
    Essential Function Indicator Yes
    % of Time 25
    Responsibility / Duty
    Identify and recruit qualified student athletes within the guidelines of all NCAA, Big Sky Conference and EWU rules & regulations. Keep accurate records regarding all student-athlete communications and expectations.
    Essential Function Indicator Yes
    % of Time 10
    Responsibility / Duty
    Know NCAA and Big Sky Conference rules as they apply to coaching teams and student-athletes in-season and out. Work with Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance to keep current records of all student-athlete academic progress on a quarterly basis in line with NCAA guidelines.
    Essential Function Indicator Yes
    % of Time 10
    Responsibility / Duty
    Stay up to date on current trends in coaching and teaching skills as it relates to the offensive line position. Facilitate learning of proper skill execution and safety techniques.
    Essential Function Indicator Yes
    % of Time 5
    Responsibility / Duty
    Other Duties as assigned by Head Football Coach.
    Essential Function Indicator Yes

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