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Assistant Football Coach (Part-time)

American International College
United States, Massachusetts, Springfield
1000 State Street (Show on map)
Jun 04, 2023

Assistant Football Coach (Part-time)

Department: Athletics
Locations: Springfield, MA
Posted: Feb 27, 2023
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: PT No Benefits
Ref. No.: 3691
Position ID: 159414

About American International College:

is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on an 88+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 888,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has approximately 2200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career-focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

AIC sponsors a total of 24 varsity NCAA teams and one varsity club team. Most compete at the NCAA Division II level; however, the men's ice hockey team is an NCAA Division I member of the Atlantic Hockey Conference. AIC is a proud member of the Northeast-10 Conference for most of its NCAA Division II offerings. Wrestling and Men's Volleyball are an NCAA Division II Independent. In addition, the College sponsors rugby for both men and women; the men currently compete in the Liberty Conference while the women compete in the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association Conference.

Athletics provides an exceptional, holistic, student-centered experience through the relentless pursuit of academic and athletic excellence; and fosters an environment of learning and growth that transforms lives and enhances student-athlete personal development. Yellow Jackets live by the core values of purpose, responsibility, integrity, diversity, and excellence.

AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.

Job Description:

  • Teaching and player development

  • Assist head coach with practice planning, practice execution, game strategy and game management

  • Recruiting

  • Monitoring student athletes' academic progress

  • Administrative duties assigned by the head coach

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Required Degree(s): High Diploma or equivalent

  • Preferred Degree(s): Bachelor's degree

  • Preferred Field of Expertise: Coaching and/or playing experience at the collegiate level preferred

  • Required Licensure(s): Valid, insurable driver's license


  • Strong knowledge of the sport of football
  • Exceptional leadership and strong organizational skills
  • The ability to represent the philosophy and educational goals of American International College
  • Ability to work evening, weekends, and holidays as the schedule dictates
  • Knowledge of NCAA regulations and ability to pass NCAA recruiting modules within 90 days.
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment.

Additional Information:

Work Schedule

This is a part-time, non-benefited position that is scheduled to work 10-15 hours per week from August through May. The hours are flexible to the needs of the department and include evenings, weekends, and holidays as the schedule dictates.

Please note: The salary for this position is a modest stipend.

AIC reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

With limited exceptions, all AIC employees are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. See the complete vaccination policy .

Application Instructions:

Qualified applicants should save and submit the following documents with the online application.

  • Brief cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor)

Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.