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Head Coach, Football

Job no: 495494
Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff
Department:Not Applicable, Athletic Director

Jacksonville State University

Head Coach, Football

Jacksonville State University invites applications for its Head Football Coach position. This position offers the opportunity to lead the football program at Jacksonville State University, a SACS accredited institution, and the newest member of Conference USA for the Fall of 2023 after recently announcing a move to FBS.

The Head Football Coach at Jacksonville State University will be expected to represent the football program in a professional manner and will be primarily responsible for recruiting, training, and coaching members of the football program.  The Head Football Coach’s oversight will also include coordinating the marketing of the football program and generating additional funds for support of the program.  The Head Football Coach will also work with the Athletic Director to formulate a budget for the football program and schedule future games.

A bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree is considered an advantage. The successful candidate will have demonstrated significant time and experience working within the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, have proven/winning record as a coach, and strong interpersonal and administrative skills. The Head Football Coach must be committed to the academic and athletic achievements of student-athletes.

Jacksonville State University Athletics is overseen by President, Dr. Don Killingsworth, and Athletic Director, Greg Seitz.



Applicants must apply by submitting a letter of application, resume, and a list of 5 references electronically to: No hardcopy documents will be accepted. To receive full consideration, candidates must submit all required initial documents plus any additional requested documents electronically by December 1, 2021.

Creative Marketing Management, LLC is serving as search counsel. Nominations and references should be sent to Johnny Williams at:

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