Assistant Football Coach
Illinois Wesleyan University, a NCAA Division III institution and member of the College
Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin, invites applications for a full-time, 10-month
position of Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Secondary or Linebackers). Additional
duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach and Athletic Director may also include
serving as the Assistant Football Recruiting Coordinator, Strength and Conditioning
and/or Student-Athlete Mentor/Advisor. A Bachelor’s degree is required, Master's degree
is preferred and 2-4 years experience coaching at the collegiate level. Responsibilities
include but are not limited to: analyze performance and instruct student-athletes
in defensive game strategies and techniques to prepare them for athletic competition;
observe players individually or in groups and demonstrate defensive secondary techniques;
assist in all aspects of the football recruiting process; advising for academically
at-risk student-athletes. The successful candidate will have excellent skills in using
technology to enhance football program operations and recruiting as well as a commitment
to understanding and adhering to NCAA/CCIW Rules.
Illinois Wesleyan University and the Athletics Department are strongly committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive
and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. Applicants should
provide a clear statement describing their understanding of inclusion and how their
experiences have prepared them to contribute to the IWU commitment of building a diverse
and inclusive environment.
Please email cover letter, resume, and reference list to: Mindy McCluskey, Office
Review of complete applicant materials will begin immediately and the position is
open until filled.
The final candidate will pass a pre-employment background investigation. Per the
Governor's August 26, 2021 Executive Order regarding COVID-19 vaccination, personnel in the higher education setting will need
to either provide proof of vaccination, or apply for a medical/disability or religious
exemption. All those not fully vaccinated will be required to participate in weekly
COVID testing on our campus.
Illinois Wesleyan University does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa
sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the
United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment
llinois Wesleyan University’s sexual misconduct policy may be accessed at www.iwu.edu/human-resources/SexualMisconductPolicy.html. Illinois Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity
and inclusive excellence; details at www.iwu.edu/diversity.