Assistant Football Coach (Offensive Coordinator) / Lecturer - UWW Internal Posting - 19577

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The Departments of Intercollegiate Athletics and Kinesiology are seeking an Assistant Football Coach (Offensive Coordinator) (Assistant Coach, CC003) and a Lecturer (TL020). This position will be split as 60% Assistant Coach and 40% as a Lecturer in Kinesiology.

This position reports to the Head Coach and the Kinesiology Department Chair. The selected candidate will maintain a good working relationship with the Head Coach, Athletic Director, Kinesiology Department Chair, Athletics Trainers, Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, Athletics Department Support Staff and other Department and University Staff.

This is an internal posting for current UW-Whitewater employees. Applicants who currently are not employed by UW-Whitewater in a qualifying category (USTE, University Staff, Academic Staff, Grad Assistant, Faculty, Limited) will not be considered. After review of internal applicants, the position may be opened for public application.


The Assistant Coach (Offensive Coordinator) will assist the Head Coach in the planning, recruiting, coaching, developing, implementing, communication and administering of his/her program to achieve University and Department objectives and fulfill teaching duties within the Kinesiology Department. Goals and objectives are to be developed prior to the beginning of each season with the Head Coach.  Exhibit behavior that enhances the respect for the student-athletes, the athletics program, the University, and yourself in the conduct of your professional responsibilities.  You are required to assist in the direction and control of your program in accordance with NCAA, WIAC, and University rules and regulations. Violation of University, NCAA or Conference rules on the part of Athletic Department personnel may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.



1.         Master’s Degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology, Sport & Recreation Administration or a related field by time start of contract date.

2.         Three or more years collegiate football coaching experience.


1.         Five or more years collegiate football coaching experience

2.         College football defensive coordinating experience

3.         Experienced college football recruiter

4.         Fundraising experience

5.         Summer football camp administrative experience


1.         Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

2.         Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations, including necessary training and drills.



1. Adhere to all rules and guidelines of the NCAA, WIAC and University.

2. Assist head coach to plan and direct the development of student-athletes in relation to general and specific skills necessary for successful competition.

3. Adhere to all athletic training measures for the safety and welfare of student-athletes.

4. Assist with scheduling, conduct, and management of intercollegiate athletics contests.

5. Assist with Instructing student-athletes in the principles and rules of the sport, WIAC and University policies.

6. Schedule, prepare, and supervise all team practices, travel and activities in the absence of the head coach.

7. Attend staff meetings/professional development seminars, and assist with total program issues.

8. Represent the head coach at WIAC and NCAA meetings in their absence.

9. Assist head coach to ensure the safety, maintenance and preparation of the playing and practice areas for all student-athletes.

10. Assist with the monitoring of the academic progress of the student-athletes on your team ensuring that normal progress is made toward the attainment of the degree.

11. Assist the head coach with the development of outreach activities which support and enhance the athletics program, individual sports, and university. .


1.     Assist with recruitment and recommendation of student-athletes to the University.

2.     Complete recruiting logs on a monthly basis.

3.     Interact with admissions personnel in the recruitment policies and procedures for the University.


1.     Assist the head coach with fund raising projects needed to support program.

2.     Assist the head coach with support and promotion of sport.

3.     Assist with the total program support through Athletic Department activities and events.



1.     Carry out teaching responsibilities within the Department of Kinesiology according to standards established by the Department.

2.     Attend Departmental meetings and support Department outreaches.

3.     Maintain regular weekly office hours.


1.     Attend job-related clinics and conferences.

2.     Maintain current membership in professional organizations.


1.     Serve on department and university committees as needed.

2.     Serve as a resource to the community in areas of expertise.

3.     Assist the head coach with the development of outreach activities which support and enhance the athletics program, individual sports, and University.

*Assume other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Kinesiology Department Chair.

*This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing institutional and departmental objectives and conveys the primary functions and responsibilities of the position.


Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.

The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs.

UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.


The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System (https://www.wisconsin.edu).

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see 
http://www.uww.edu/asfr. If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.


Well-qualified candidates can expect a salary commensurate with the candidate’s education, related experience, and qualifications.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure.


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 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 term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.


Applications received by April 24, 2023 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or hrstudent@uww.edu.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Kayla DeRosia

Athletic Program Operations Coordinator





Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Name and contact information for three professional references
  • Unofficial Transcripts

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