Employment Opportunities

Assistant Football Coach

Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Athletics department invites applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach in Durant, OK.


The Assistant Football coach working under the direct supervision of the Head Football Coach and Director of Athletics, is responsible for coaching, recruiting and monitoring academic success of the student-athletes within the program and academic issues.  A commitment to excellence in coaching and community relations is expected, as assistant coaches represent the Department of Athletics and the university in its overall promotion and public relations efforts. Is subject to other coaching assignments/department responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics


  • Develop and maintain a successful football program that reflects quality, integrity, character and competiveness
  • Comply with all University, GAC, and NCAA rules/policies.
  • Recruit and coach student-athletes
  • Promote and monitor academic and athletic success of student-athletes; proven student-athlete skill development.
  • Assist in the supervision of playing and practice season workouts
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of fundraisers for the Football program.
  • Assist in the development of game plans
  • Assist in leading the football program to reflect high standards of integrity and promote student-athlete success on and off the field
  • Adheres to university policies and procedures, including branding and appropriate use of effective social media.
  • Agrees to operate in accordance with university, conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  1. Attendance and Dependability: The employee can be depended upon to report to the assigned duty station at the scheduled time. Employee can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious, about assignments.
  2. Communication and Contact: The employee communicates effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside of the University.
  3. Relationships with Others: The employee works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the University. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working environment.
  4. Safety: Employee works safely, attends safety training offered/required, and follows appropriate safety rules and regulations. In relation to level of NIMs training completed, participates in incident management preparation and performs incident duties as assigned.



REQUIRED:  Bachelor’s Degree with adequate professional preparation for successful coaching and team management. Excellent organizational and administrative skills required.  Successful candidate must possess the ability to establish effective relationships with all constituent groups associated with the program.

PREFERRED:  Master’s degree; coaching experience at one or more NCAA institutions. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Review of applications begins immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send an Application for Staff Employment, letter of interest, resume, and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended ( If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Human Resources, Administration Building 309

425 W. University Blvd.

Durant, OK 74701

Email to hr@se.edu. SE participates in E-Verify. www.se.edu

SE is an AA/EEO employer committed to multicultural diversity.