Brown University Assistant Coach, Football in Providence, Rhode Island

Job Description:

This 11-month position assists the Head Coach in all phases of the Football program, with specific focus on a position area to be determined by the Head Coach, potentially including offensive line, wide receivers, running backs, special teams, tight ends, linebackers, defensive line, quarterbacks, etc. This includes coaching, recruiting, and administrative duties such as coordinating/planning practices, video analysis and instruction, and completing compliance information. This position supports all efforts to continue to attract the nation’s top football players to our Division I non-scholarship program.

All department employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, Ivy League and ECAC rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the department are to be reported to the appropriate parties. Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test and maintain current AED/CPR and First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Athletic Department).


  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

  • One to three years coaching experience and/or collegiate playing experience required; some collegiate coaching experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate student-athletes athletically and academically.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to NCAA and Ivy League rules.

  • Demonstrated ability to recruit qualified student-athletes.

  • Commitment to the student-athlete, passion for the game, and the ability to coach and motivate.

  • Strong organizational; interpersonal; communication (verbal & written), and computer skills needed.

  • Ability to write, draft and edit correspondence.

  • The successful candidate for this position will be required to complete a criminal background and DMV checks satisfactory to Brown University prior to commencing employment.

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Job Posting Title:

Assistant Coach, Football


Athletics & Physical Education


Grade 10

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Worker Sub-Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:

Full time

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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Additional Information:

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