Assistant Football Coach (Pool) (510656)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
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Job Description


Position Summary

The Department of Athletics, utilizing the services of over 150 employees, is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at San Diego State University. Currently, there are 18 sports programs, approximately 550 student-athletes, and 17 offices in the department. The offices include the following: The Aztec Club, Administration, Athletic Medicine, Business Office, Compliance, Corporate Sales, Development, Equipment, Event Management/Facilities and Operations, Information Technology, Marketing, Media Relations, Strength and Conditioning, Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Ticket Office, and Video.

The coaching staff will support and enhance the mission of the San Diego State University Athletic Department. Coaches will be responsible for assisting in the direction of the Football program, performing a variety of coaching functions related to the sport of football in the Athletic Department. These coaching functions include, but are not limited to the following: recruiting, administrative duties, coaching, counseling, teaching, staging, fundraising, and public services.

This recruitment will be used to establish a pool of candidates for current and future full-time, temporary appointments. Appointments to Head Coach positions, such as Head Football Coach, Defensive Coordinator, and Offensive Coordinator are in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP). Assistant Coaches may be in the MPP or in Bargaining Unit 3, which is governed by the collective bargaining agreement between the California Faculty Association and the California State University system.

Coaches perform a variety of coaching functions related to the sport of football in the Athletic Program at San Diego State University. These functions include but are not limited to administration, recruiting, coaching, student advising, game management, fundraising, public relations, and teaching. Coaches will assist in organizing and administering appropriate preseason, season, and post-season programs necessary for a quality football program. Coaches will assess talent of prospective student-athletes. Initiate and maintain communications with prospective student-athletes and work with Academic Support Services regarding eligibility and academic progress of team members.

Compliance with all NCAA, conference, and San Diego State University rules, policies, and procedures are of paramount importance to the university. All position responsibilities should be carried out in full compliance with all such rules and regulations.

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Minimum Qualification
  • Bachelor's degree
  • NCAA Division I football coaching experience
  • Successful recruiting experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all coach responsibilities and NCAA rules and regulations
  • Ability to successfully teach football skills and fundamentals
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships on campus and in the community and ability to organize/motivate student-athletes to maximum performance level in sports and academic achievement

License and Certifications
  • Valid California driver's license within 10 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree

Compensation and Benefits

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.

The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.

Supplemental Information

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

University employees that have direct job responsibilities involving intercollegiate athletics are expected to have knowledge and understanding of NCAA, conference and University rules, policies, and procedures governing intercollegiate athletics. Additionally, he or she is required to notify the appropriate personnel of any knowledge of, or should have known of, any violation or suspected violation of NCAA, conference, or University regulations.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact the employment team at or 619-594-7901.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map