Skip to Main Content

Head Football Coach

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, application (letter of interest and full resume), or expressions of interest to be submitted directly to the search firm assisting the University. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. Gene DeFilippo Managing Director Turnkey Search Genedefilippo@turnkeyse.com

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Head Football Coach
Department Athletics
Job Location Oxford
Job Type Full-Time
Job Description

The Head Football Coach will organize and direct all aspects of the NCAA Division I Football program.

Job Responsibilities

The selected candidate will organize and direct all aspects of the NCAA Division I Football program. Some of the responsibilities include identifying and recruiting athletically and academically qualified student-athletes; scheduling and conducting regular practice sessions; overseeing the administrative process for budget, student-athlete eligibility and academic progress; participating in fund raising and public relations activities; and promoting the philosophy and objectives of the Intercollegiate Athletics program that student-athletes should be successful athletically and academically. Knowledge of and commitment to compliance with all NCAA, Conference, departmental, and University rules and regulations as well as dedication to full academic development of student-athletes are essential.

Minimum Qualifications

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of coaching experience on a highly competitive level.

Special instructions to applicants

The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, application (letter of interest and full resume), or expressions of interest to be submitted directly to the search firm assisting the University. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made.

Gene DeFilippo
Managing Director
Turnkey Search
Genedefilippo@turnkeyse.com

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Work Schedule Monday -- Friday (some evenings and week-ends)
If part-time, specific number of hours per week
Published Salary Actual salary will depend on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget.
Exceptional Employment Benefits

The University of Mississippi is proud to offer a comprehensive salary and generous benefits package. Benefits include employer-paid portions of medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. In addition, the UM retirement program includes an employer contribution. UM offers generous paid holiday time off, personal (vacation) and medical leave for most employees – staff members accrue personal and medical leave based on their years of service. UM was named the state’s healthiest workplace among all Mississippi colleges and universities and offers wellness programs. For eight consecutive years, UM has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education. For information about our employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (http://hr.olemiss.edu/benefits/).

Job Open Date 10/07/2017
Employee Category Professional / Administrative
Employee Designation Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents