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Head Varsity Coach, Football (A1100510) EXTENDED

Position Deleted on 12/09/2011. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Urbana, IL
Admin - Athletics and Coaching
Application Due:
Full Time
included on Affirmative Action email


University of Illinois

Division of Intercollegiate Athletics


Head Varsity Coach - Football - Extended

10 month, 100% Academic Professional Appointment


  • Recruitment of qualified student-athletes.
  • Preparation and administration of all budget expenditures as related to operation of the sport.
  • Establish the goals for the sport program.
  • Selection, training and supervision of all Assistant Coaches and non-professional staff.
  • Administration of all travel and scheduling arrangements.
  • Participation in fundraising events, promotions and marketing opportunities associated with the sport.
  • Produce a quality team capable of representative win-loss record as determined by University Administration.
  • Possess public speaking skills essential for promotion of athletic program.
  • Represent the University at national, state, and local professional organization events.
  • This is a full-time academic professional appointment.


Bachelor's degree required. Minimum of five years coaching experience required; Division I level preferred. Knowledge of, and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference and institutional rules that relate to this position is required.


Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Starting Date:

As soon as possible after closing date


To receive full consideration, application materials must be received by December 8, 2011. Applications not submitted through will not be considered. Candidate must upload a letter of application and resume. Online application will require the names and contact information for three references. For further information regarding application procedures, contact: Mike Thomas, Director of Athletics,

Interviews may take place prior to closing date, but no selection will be made until after closing date.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a member of the Big Ten Conference and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
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