Assistant Football Coach - Defensive Coordinator

Old Dominion University - Norfolk, VA4.3

This position will assist the Head Football Coach in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of a NCAA Division I program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: teaching student-athletes the fundamentals and mechanics of football, evaluating and recruiting potential student athletes, organizing and conducting team practices, performing administrative and public relations duties, and other duties as assigned. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the academic and athletic success of student- athletes and adhere to all NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.

Type of Recruitment
General Public

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree or a bachelor’s degree with work experience equivalent to a master’s degree. Successful college coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level. Experience with student-athlete development. Successful recruiting of Division I academically and athletically prepared student-athletes. Proven record of adherence to all NCAA academic and compliance regulations.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience coordinating defensive game plans and game day play calling. Post-season experience. Experience coaching linebackers or secondary.

Conditions of Employment

Job Open Date

Open Until Filled

Application Review Date

Job Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Criminal Background Check
The final candidate is required to complete a criminal history check.

Department Information

Equity Statement
Old Dominion University does not discriminate in admissions, treatment, employment or access to its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, veteran status, family medical and genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

ODU Statement
Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU’s programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.