Football Quality Control Analyst

California, United States
10 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Code: 7203
Grade: E

Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation:

Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletic program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 119 NCAA championship titles, completed an unprecedented sweep of both the men’s and women’s Capital One Cups, and brought home the Learfield Director’s Cup for 24 straight years. We support nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on 36 intercollegiate athletics teams and also support the university’s physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embodies a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, “The DAPER Way”, which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage, and Work Cohesively.

Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you! 

We are seeking applicants for the position of Football Quality Control Analyst, reporting to the Senior Associate Athletics Director, Director of Football Operations and Player Programs.

Job Purpose:
Provide interpretation, analysis, quality control, organizational and strategic aspects for the football program, following strict adherence to University policies, NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Perform video study of Stanford and opposing team plays to identify practice and game plan trends. Make recommendations for adjustments to Stanford’s practice and game plans.
  • Create and analyze scouting and statistical data reports supplied by PFF (Pro Football Focus). Highlight predictive statistics that give the team an edge on the competition. Present data to assistant and head coaches.
  • Update offensive/defensive and special teams’ playbooks and card drawings. Create digital play and protection game plans by illustrating the how, what, where and why of player assignments.
  • Strategize and self-scout Stanford’s offensive/defensive and special teams’ game plans by analyzing trends and tendencies. Make adjustment recommendations to coaches in order to protect from weaknesses.
  • Research and analyze opposing team’s strategy, chart opponent’s tendencies and propose outcomes for success. Provide insights and perspectives for each opponent to assist the coaches in creating a game plan strategy.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on potential student-athlete/recruits to coach based on academic record, team needs.
  • Guide recruits and families with on-campus visits and tours and answer questions regarding the Stanford football program.

Additional duties as assigned.

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree and four years of relevant experience in football coaching, football analytics or related football administration in Division I collegiate or professional level, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of offensive/defensive schemes, practice and game plans, offensive/defensive play books and game books at the collegiate level
  • Experience with video review / editing / preparation of scouting reports
  • Extensive knowledge of NCAA and PAC-12 rules, policies and procedures
  • Proficient in current football technology
  • Expertise in using video coaching software (i.e., Visio, XOS, HUDL, Player Link, GOROUT and Pro Football Focus)
  • Expertise using roster management software and recruiting management software (i.e., Teamworks and ACS)
  • Must be willing to work long nights and weekends throughout the year, including team travel during the season
  • Must be willing to travel for professional development purposes
  • Must be willing to work outside in all climates

In addition, our preferred qualifications include:
Due to NCAA regulations regarding headset communications, priority consideration will be granted to candidates who earned a bachelor’s degree between 2010 and 2014.

DAPER’s Integrity:
This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford’s intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for insuring that his/her involvement with Athletic Department activities maintains the integrity of the University’s reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations.
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Why Stanford is for you: 
Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!