The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Football Coach-Defense. This is a 12 month benefited position at 100% effort from July 22 to May 21 and 50% effort from May 22 to July 21. The selected individual will assist the head coach and defensive coordinator in working with the defense: assist with recruitment of student athletes based upon input from the head coach; demonstrate a commitment to the head coach, the athletic department, and the university; assist in the responsibility for student athlete academic and citizenship success; assist with development and implementation of daily practice plans and game day planning; assist with opponent evaluation, player evaluation, and the positive player development program; and other duties as assigned. The successful candidate will assume a positive public posture actively representing the football program, the athletic department, and the university at public functions, alumni functions, civic functions, and fund raising events.
A bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree is preferred. Prior college football playing and/or coaching experience is strongly preferred.
About South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Founded in 1885 to provide instruction in the region’s primary industry, mining, the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is an exceptional science and engineering research university today, offering a wide variety of bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. SD competes as a member of the NCAA Division II and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
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 exce...llent 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 March 29, 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.