South Dakota State is accepting applications for an Assistant Softball Coach. This position will assist the Head Softball Coach and other staff in maintaining a successful NCAA Division I softball program, while assisting the athletic department in achieving the goals for student-athlete development. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: recruitment of student-athletes; development of the team/players by coaching (emphasis with infield/outfield development); build positive social skills; assist with camps/clinics; administrative duties; and perform other duties as assigned.
Earned Bachelor’s degree;
At least one year collegiate softball coaching experience;
Commitment to promote an atmosphere of compliance to institutional, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations;
Effective communication (oral, written and interpersonal) skills;
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
Earned Master’s degree;
Division I collegiate coaching experience;
Infield and outfield player development experience;
Demonstrated ability to recruit student-athletes;.
Understanding of NCAA Division I rules and regulations;
Demonstrated camp/clinic experience;
Experience with administrative duties to include: travel, scheduling, equipment/apparel, and academics.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled. Review of applications will begin as they are received with full consideration date of July 10, 2018.
APPLICATION PROCESS: SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu and click on “apply for this job.” 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 reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process.
SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the experience of underrepresented minorities in organizations. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check.
South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment.
For questions on the position, contact Andrew Sogn, Search Chair, at (605) 688-4822 or email at Andrew.Sogn@sdstate.edu.
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.
About South Dakota State University
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 than 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.