The Head Football Coach is responsible for the organization, development, and leadership of a varsity intercollegiate football program in support of the mission and core values of the Intercollegiate Athletics Department and Buffalo State College. Duties include hiring staff; recruiting and retaining top prospective student-athletes; establishing a competitive schedule; coordinating practice planning, skill development, and designing strategies which prepare team for competition; mentoring student-athletes; overseeing development initiatives; organizing football camps; and budget management; collaborates with numerous athletic and College units; demonstrates adherence to College, conference, and NCAA Division III rules and regulations. The head football coach is responsible for all aspects of coaching and administering the football program. Will perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics that are consistent with the skills and abilities related to this position and that address the College’s strategic goals.
Demonstrated experience coaching college football including experience at an NCAA institution and experience as a coordinator or head coach.
Proven ability to recruit and retain quality student-athletes.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
A commitment to the values of NCAA Division III Athletics.
Experience in a position of leadership and mentoring.
Experience working successfully with students from diverse backgrounds and life experiences
Buffalo State is the largest comprehensive college in the State University of New York system. As a civic, urban, and engaged campus community, we pride ourselves as having small college learning environments coupled with large university opportunities. We are a diverse and inclusive college committed to the intellectual, personal, and professional growth of its students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Our mission is to transform lives, to empower students to succeed and to inspire a lifelong passion for learning. Buffalo State is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, service, scholarship, creative activity, and cultural enrichment. With degree programs in education, the arts, science, and professional studies, each year nearly 10,000 students choose Buffalo State for its broad array of high-quality academic programs, diverse and creative environment, hands-on learning opportunities, affordable SUNY tuition, NCAA Division III athletics, and prime location in Buffalo’s cultural corridor. We welcome applicants who are committed to helping us fulfill our mission.
Buffalo State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution that subscribes to all federal, state, and SU...NY legal requirements and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, sex, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or marital or veteran status (Nondiscrimination Notice). Any violation of this policy should be reported to the Equity and Diversity Office, Cleveland Hall 415, (716) 878-6210. Buffalo State is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. If you have any questions, please contact Lydia Kawaler at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (716) 878-4822.