South Dakota State University is accepting applications for an Assistant Baseball Coach. This position will assist in all aspects of maintaining a successful NCAA Division I baseball program while assisting the athletic department in achieving the goals for student-athlete development. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruitment of prospective student-athletes; development of the team/players 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 other duties as assigned.
Earned Bachelor’s degree by appointment date;
At least one year collegiate baseball coaching experience;
Commitment to promote an atmosphere of compliance and adherence to institutional, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations;
Demonstrated computer application skills;
Effective communication (oral, written, and interpersonal) skills;
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
Earned Master’s degree;
Division I collegiate coaching experience;
Experience coaching pitchers;
Demonstrated ability to recruit student-athletes;
Proven success as intercollegiate baseball player;
Understanding of NCAA Division I rules and regulations;
Experience with monitoring academic performance of student-athletes;
Demonstrated summer camps and fundraising experience;
Proven career path.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled. Review of applications will begin as they are received with full consideration date of July 10, 2020.
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 job.” This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This 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. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process.
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 an NCAA Division I institution located in Brookings, South Dakota. SDSU competes in The Summit League for all sports except Football (Missouri Valley Football Conference), Wrestling (Big XII Conference), and Equestrian (National Collegiate Equestrian Association).
Ranked as the No. 2 best place to work in South Dakota by Forbes, South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university with more than 200 programs and an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students.
SDSU offers a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusion and access through inspired, student-centered education, creative activities and research, innovation and engagement that improve the quality of life in South Dakota, the region, the nation and the world. Its employees embrace the university’s core values of being people-centered, expanding knowledge through creativity, embracing organizational and personal integrity, commitment to diversity, and excellence through continuous improvement.
As the state’s 1862 Morrill Act land-grant institution, the work of the university is carried out on its main resident campus in Brookings, at sit...es in Sioux Falls, Pierre, Rapid City, and Aberdeen, and through Extension offices and Agricultural Experiment Station research sites across South Dakota.
SDSU was recognized as one of 54 institutions in the United States as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities in 2014. The university’s total research expenditures are greater than $60 million. SDSU is the state’s first High Research Activity institution as classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Jackrabbits Athletics competes as an NCAA Division I member with membership in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, the Summit League and the Big XII for wrestling.
Brookings is home to approximately 24,000 residents and is located 60 miles north of Sioux Falls and 200 miles west of Minneapolis. Livability.com rates Brookings as an ideal community for families, students, young professionals and retirees. It considers Brookings among the safest and most vibrant cities in South Dakota.
The Brookings Public School District educates approximately 3,300 K-12 students and ranks among the state’s highest academic achieving school districts. The district includes three elementary schools, an intermediate school for fourth and fifth grade, one middle school and a high school.
The city also boasts an abundance of attractions and activities, including the Children’s Museum of South Dakota, Dakota Nature Park, South Dakota Art Museum, McCrory Gardens, South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum, Outdoor Adventure Center and the Brookings Summer Arts Festival.