Assistant Football Coach

Williamsport, PA
Part Time
Entry Level

Lycoming College is hiring a part-time Assistant Football Coach! This position works collaboratively in the organization and execution of athletic practices and competitive events for the Lycoming College Football team.  This person will also assist with some recruitment responsibilities for new student athletes.

Who We Are: 
Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected residential liberal arts and sciences colleges and is becoming increasingly recognized for the quality of its experiential programming and for students gaining the skills needed upon graduation in today’s world. Students partner with faculty in doing original research, thrive in a robust program of internships, study abroad in more than two dozen countries, and compete in 19 NCAA Division III sports. Lycoming College’s strong endowment per student provides the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education. The College offers more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations to about 1,100 active learners, including 30% international and domestic students of color. Students represent 25 states and territories and 15 countries.  

The College proudly celebrates and values the principle of inclusive excellence. In support of its commitment to establishing an inclusive and equitable campus, Lycoming College seeks to recruit more faculty and staff from historically underrepresented groups with the recognition that doing so advances institutional excellence.  

Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.  

What will I do in this role?

  • Instruct student-athletes with sound principles and expert skills related to football.
  • Prepare individual athletes for games, set season goals and motivate students using techniques that are consistent with Lycoming College’s athletic program philosophy.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of schemes to prepare the team to be successful weekly.
  • Successfully complete the annual NCAA “open book” rule test.
  • Model integrity, respect and good sportsman ship at all times.
  • Recruit student-athletes who meet the College’s admission requirements, who possess the potential to contribute to the team and add positively to the student body.
  • Monitor the academic success of student-athletes.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree required or an equivalent of 3+ years coaching experience. 
  • College level coaching and playing experience preferred.
  • Effective in strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience with student recruiting preferred.
  • Travel is required for the position as is a good standing driving record with a valid US driver’s license.
  • Weekend and evening work required.

What We Offer!

We have two positions available, one for an annual amount of 500 hours and the other  allotted a maximum of 1,450 hours.

Employee Perks:

  • 15% discount at the campus bookstore, excluding textbooks and snacks.
  • Reduced rates for meal packages for on-campus dining facilities.
  • Use of the campus recreations center and gym facilities for employees and household family members
  • Use of the campus Library

How do I Join the Warrior Team?

Apply directly online by submitting your resume and cover letter along with the names and contact information for three professional references.  Application review will begin immediately and will cease once the position has been filled.   A pre-employment criminal background check and motor vehicle record check, and ACT 153 clearances will occur.


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