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Tuesday August 5, 2008

Tarleton State: The graduate assistant position has been filled.


Bowdoin College: invites applications for an Assistant Coach of Football to assist in all aspects of the intercollegiate Football team including: coaching, recruiting, and program administration. Additional responsibilities may include performing administrative duties as assigned at the discretion of the Director of Athletics. Bachelor's degree (Physical Education or related field) preferred OR a minimum of one year of coaching experience at the post secondary level and/or professional competitive experience.
Required skills include: Knowledge of Football skills and strategy and the ability to effectively teach them; ability to motivate and effectively communicate with student-athletes; willingness and ability to actively recruit qualified candidates to Bowdoin; commitment to being a positive member of the Athletics Department, the College community and the ability to influence athletes to do the same; working knowledge of NCAA and NESCAC rules and an understanding of the philosophy behind them. The coach must be self directed and motivated and be able to work independently and work under pressure. Valid driver's license and ability to meet the standards of the College's current Motor Vehicle Policy is required. Current CPR, AED, and First Aid certification must be maintained. Subject to pre-placement physical exam and pre-placement criminal background check. Demonstrated effectiveness in coaching Football is required. A minimum of 1 - 3 years' coaching at the secondary or post secondary level or a minimum of 1 - 3 years' experience working in a competitive collegiate environment is required. Demonstrated success recruiting to a highly selective institution is preferable. To apply, please visit, select the Employment link, and complete an online application for the position. Paper or emailed applications for this position will not be accepted. If you have any questions about this process, please call 207-725-3923 or email Bowdoin College is committed to equality through affirmative action and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our College. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.