Anyone Want To Apply For Texas's Defensive Coordinator Job?

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The school's job posting is up, and from this we can learn all sorts of fascinating stuff about the position. It entails "direct customer contact," "exposure to large crowds," and "climbing of ladders," for instance. Also: "Hours per week: 40.00 Variable."

The full posting:

The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Job title Assistant Football Coach, Defensive Coordinator (Assistant Coach)
FLSA status Exempt
Posting number 10-12-13-01-0807
Job status Open

Basic Information

Date available 12/18/2010
Position duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Monthly salary OPEN
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Location Austin (main campus)
Hiring department Intercol Athletics
Number of vacancies 1
General notes Additional hours will be required during peak periods to include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Interstate and intrastate travel is required to include overnight stays.

Required Application Materials

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Additional Information

Purpose of position Coordinates the defense and assists with recruiting and coaching student-athletes in the sport of football at The University of Texas at Austin.

Essential functions Coach student-athletes in the sport of football. Create the overall game plan of the football defense, including personnel groups and substitutions. Manage the defense against the run and the pass. Create and maintain the defense play book and drive chart. Manage the practice organization including practice videos. Maintain the defense press box organization, scouting report, pregame field organization, and defense cut ups. Recruit student-athletes to participate in the sport of football. Evaluate all defense recruits. Evaluate recruits in the central Texas region. Represent the Athletics Department and UT Austin at various alumni, donor, and departmental functions/events. Perform other related functions as may be assigned by the Head Football Coach.

Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications Bachelor's degree. Successful experience as an assistant football coach at an elite level. Experience coaching in the NFL. Ability to project the image of the University of Texas and the UT Men's Athletics Department with dignity and grace regardless of circumstances and environments. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Professional demeanor.

Preferred qualifications Minimum twelve (12) years coaching experience in a university 1-A program. Minimum 7 years experience coaching in the NFL. Experience coaching at a BCS school. Experience with recruiting prospective student-athletes. Thorough knowledge of all facets of football operations including team travel, logistics, planning, recruiting, housing, game day ops, and office management. Experience using XOS technology and ACS software. Demonstrated high ethical standards in all aspects of professional career.

Working conditions Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished). May work in all weather conditions. May work in extreme temperatures. May work around standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Use of manual dexterity. Climbing of stairs. Climbing of ladders. Lifting and moving.
Exposure to large crowds; weekend, evening and holiday work; intrastate and interstate travel; work long hours during peak periods; direct customer contact


Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation. Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability accommodations will be provided, as needed.