| Head Volleyball Coach Intercollegiate Athletics |
South Dakota Mines is seeking applications for a full time, 11-month (July 22 through June 21) Head Volleyball Coach. South Dakota Mines is a proud member of the NCAA Division II and the highly competitive Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC). Responsibilities include but are not limited to upholding NCAA Division-II, RMAC, and institutional compliance; leading and organizing practices; competitive scheduling; team travel; recruitment and retention of scholar-athletes; community engagement opportunities; in-season and off-season work outs with strength and conditioning staff; and overseeing the academic needs of our scholar-athletes. The successful applicant will have the capacity to create, foster and communicate through written and oral form, the short and long term goals, values and expectations of the volleyball program. The Head Volleyball Coach must possess the ability to articulate to recruits, scholar-athletes, alumni, coaches, institutional staff and community members a positive Hardrocker Family culture that emphasizes team and individual goals. Additionally, the Head Volleyball Coach will be responsible for the management of a full time assistant coach, budget allocation, equipment, volleyball camps, and fundraising opportunities. Other duties may be required as assigned by the Athletic Director.
Established in 1885, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is a science and engineering research university located in Rapid City, South Dakota. South Dakota Mines is a public university offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in engineering and science. Known for our academic rigor, we maintain a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Our students benefit from immersive learning experiences including undergraduate research, co-ops/internships, and numerous nationally competitive engineering teams. Our graduates have a 98% placement rate and an average starting salary of over $63,000. Our Research Programs are concentrated in four areas: energy and environment; materials and manufacturing; STEM education; and underground science and engineering.
South Dakota Mines is a growing university that enrolls over 2,800 students from 41 states and 28 countries. Rapid City is the state's second largest city (with an urban population of 73,569 and metropolitan population of 197,628) and is nestled at the foot of the beautiful Black Hills. Mount Rushmore, the Badlands National Park and Crazy Horse Memorial are all within an hour of the University. Rapid City enjoys a relatively mild climate and offers year-round recreational opportunities, including, hiking, bicycling, skiing, snowboarding, fishing, and hunting, to name a few. For more information about South Dakota Mines and Rapid City, visit: www.sdsmt.edu and http://visitrapidcity.com/.
South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as medical, dental and vision coverage for spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous vacation and sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at http://www.sdsmt.edu/employment. Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin January 13, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
South Dakota Mines does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment or the provision of service.
SD Mines is an EEO/AA/ADA employer & provider.