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Vanderbilt University Quality Control in Nashville, Tennessee

This position reports directly to the Head Football Coach, but also works in conjunction with Assistant Coaches and Offensive/Defensive Coordinators in various aspects of football game-planning, including scouting reports, game film analysis, analytics, and player personnel advising in order to ensure that the program is well prepared and informed to compete at the highest level. In addition, this position will participate in the football program’s recruiting efforts, with an emphasis on prospective recruit evaluation.

Vanderbilt University’s Athletics Department prepares student-athletes to become leaders and champions in life by placing the highest values on integrity, character, sportsmanship and victory. Vanderbilt is a charter member of the Southeastern Conference and is the conference's only private school. The university fields 16 varsity teams (6 men's teams and 10 women's teams, a total of 351 student athletes), 14 of which compete in the Southeastern Conference.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize scout cards and scripts for practice/walk-thru

  • Goal line study expert

  • Research and prepare scouting reports on opponents, including but not limited to depth chart, statistics, and analytics

  • Game day duties, including but not limited to play chart, analyzing and recording tendencies, and data input

  • Scout personnel for head coach

  • Advise on recruiting needs

  • Advise on how to upgrade at each position

  • Advise on needed position changes

  • Identify what is lacking in specific areas

  • Analytic responsibilities

  • Opponent: prepare and present statistical data on opponents as directed by Offensive Coordinator and Defensive Coordinator/Head Coach

  • Self-Scout: prepare and present statistical data regarding Vanderbilt offense and defense as directed by Offensive Coordinator and Defensive Coordinator/Head Coach

  • Game plan opponent breakdown & self-scout

  • Playbook assembly and distribution

  • Represent the interest and image of the head football coach, the organization and Vanderbilt University

  • Fully comply with NCAA, AFCA, and SEC ethics and procedures

  • Any additional items as assigned by the recruiting coordinators, director of football operations, or head football coach


  • A Bachelor’s degree is necessary.

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience is necessary.

  • Previous experience in Division I football is necessary.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

At Vanderbilt University, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. Our commitment to diversity makes us who we are. We have created a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of Vanderbilt represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please note, all candidates selected for an offer of employment are subject to pre-employment background checks, which may include but are not limited to, based on the role for which they have been selected: criminal history, education verification, social media review, motor vehicle records, credit history, and professional license verification.