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Defensive Coordinator – Assistant Football Coach

Position Deleted on 1/04/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Admin - Athletics and Coaching
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Defensive Coordinator - Assistant Football Coach

The Defensive Coordinator will report to the Head Football Coach and be responsible for all aspects of coaching the defensive units. This is including, but not limited to, management of assistant coaches and staff, recruiting, preparation and practice management, compliance with all NCAA and Mountain West Conference rules and student-athlete welfare. In conjunction with the Head Coach, the Defensive Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and working with the academic support services staff in fostering academic success for all student-athletes, including academic progress, improving APR compliance, graduation rates and retention of student-athletes. In addition, the Defensive Coordinator may be assigned other duties as deemed necessary by the Head Coach.

Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, successful coaching experience in Division I football and/or professional or equivalent level, of coaching football. Preference of 10 years of Division I coaching experience and/or holding the position of defensive coordinator.

Consummate with coaching experience.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin immediately and best consideration will be given for materials submitted early. If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit the UNLV Online Application Website at and submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. Materials should be addressed to Mr. Terry Cottle and are to be submitted via on-line application at The review of materials will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact Derek Smith at (702) 895-2894or
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