Responsible for the management and administration of the intercollegiate Football program within the guidelines, rules, and regulations of Robert Morris University, Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.
• Use expert technical knowledge of the sport of Football to develop and coach a successful program, including the development of high quality student-athletes. This includes: Organize, supervise, and conduct all practice sessions, conditioning, and other sport-related workouts. Provide coaching to the student-athletes during the conduct of all home and away competitions. Supervise the assistant coaching staff in the performance of their duties, including position-specific responsibilities. Provide supervision and support to the student-athletes during travel to away events. Establish a leadership/mentor role among student-athletes, assistant coaches, and other support staff while promoting sportsmanship and responsible behavior both during and outside of athletic competition. Work closely with the athletic training staff to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes. Encourage and promote excellence in academics from student-athletes, in collaboration with various academic support services.
• Lead the effort to recruit quality student-athletes from geographically and demographically diverse populations. This includes: Travel to evaluate prospective student-athletes. Supervise the arrangement of all campus visitations in collaboration with the Office of Enrollment Management. Supervise all correspondence with prospective student-athletes, coaches, and parents.
• Administrative Duties, including: Overseeing the making of travel arrangements, including transportation, lodging, and meals. Assisting in the preparation of, and managing the program’s budget. Perform public relations and fundraising duties as needed. Ensure program compliance with all NCAA, Northeast Conference, and University rules, including completion of required Compliance documentation and timely reporting of all known violations to the Director of Athletics or Associate Athletic Director for Compliance. Will need to drive on behalf of the University.
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
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Qualified applicants should apply online at http://careers.rmu.edu/cw/en-us/job/493028/head-coach-football
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Robert Morris is a beautiful 230-acre residential campus, located 17 miles from the bustle of downtown Pittsburgh. A strong student population of 5,000 graduate and undergraduates represent nearly every state and 40 countries from Brazil to Vietnam. Robert Morris stresses engaged and career oriented learning. The athletic department at Robert Morris sponsors 16 Division I varsity sports that compete in the Northeast Conference, College Hockey America and Atlantic Hockey.