Assistant Football Coach, Athletics

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April 27, 2021


This is a full-time position responsible for assisting the head coach with all phases of the football program in a manner compatible with department and University philosophies.


Assist the head coach in the following primary responsibilities:

  • recruitment of prospective student-athletes
  • coaching, mentoring, and retaining student-athletes
  • in-season practice and game planning; out of season conditioning
  • compliance with NCAA Division II, GLVC, and University rules and regulations
  • coaching specific position group
  • filming/game tape exchange

Additional secondary responsibilities may include:

  • grant-in-aid recommendations;
  • academic integrity;
  • alumni, community, and media relations; fund-raising;
  • and any other duties as assigned.


Required qualifications include: A bachelor’s degree; demonstrated effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; and collegiate or high school playing and/or coaching experience.  Also must be able to travel for competition and recruiting with most travel occurring evenings and weekends.

Preferred qualifications include: master’s degree, coaching/recruiting experience on collegiate level, and knowledge of and commitment to NCAA rules.

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for at least three references, and academic transcripts to or mailed to:

Truman State University

Attn: Human Resources

100 E. Normal

Kirksville, MO  63501


Review of applications will begin May 12, 2021 and continue until position is filled.  Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.  Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 660-785-4031 or

Truman State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, Truman State does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.  Inquiries may be directed to the Institutional Compliance Officer, 660-785-4354 and

Truman State is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources, McClain Hall 101,  100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO  63501, 660-785-4031 or


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