South Dakota State University is accepting applications for an assistant wrestling coach. This full-time, 12 month position will assist in all aspects of maintaining a successful NCAA Division I wrestling program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: recruitment of prospective student-athletes; development of the team/student athletes by coaching; travel coordination; monitoring academic performance; and building positive social skills. This position will also perform administrative duties; assist with summer camp responsibilities; and perform other duties as assigned.
Earned Bachelor’s degree.
At least one year of experience in collegiate wrestling coaching, successful intercollegiate competition at high level, graduate assistant and/or club coaching experience.
Commitment to promote an atmosphere of compliance and adherence to institutional, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
Effective communication (oral, written, and interpersonal) skills.
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
Division I collegiate coaching experience.
Demonstrated ability to recruit student athletes.
Proven career path and success as intercollegiate wrestler.
Understanding of NCAA Division I rules and regulations.
Experience with monitoring academic performance of student athletes.
Demonstrated public relations and fundraising experience.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled. Review of applications will begin as they are received with full consideration date of September 1, 2017.
APPLICATION PROCESS: SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this posting.” The system will guide you through the electronic application form. The employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement; resume; and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. E-mail applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process.
Additional Salary Information: Contingent upon education and experience. SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage for the employee, spouse and dependents; life insurance; paid holidays; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance.
South Dakota State University is an NCAA Division I institution which competes in The Summit League for all sports except football who competes in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, wrestling which competes in the Big XII Conference and women's equestrian, which competes in the National Collegiate Equestrian Association.
SDSU is a comprehensive land grant institution that offers more th...an 200 majors, minors and specializations. SDSU is the state's largest institution of higher education with an enrollment of approximately 12,725 students.
SDSU is located in Brookings, South Dakota; a community of approximately 17,500 near the east central border of South Dakota on Interstate 29. The city has an excellent K-12 education system, is accessible to major medical facilities, has an active cultural and social environment, and has numerous lakes and parks within driving distance. It is 50 miles north of Sioux Falls, a city of 200,000.