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Assistant Football Coach - Position Coach

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution Dakota State University
Working Title Assistant Football Coach - Position Coach
Posting Number NFE00108P
Department DSU-Athletics
Physical Location of Position (City) Madison
Posting Text

Dakota State University seeks a dynamic, energetic, ambitious individual to serve as a full-time Assistant Football Coach. This 10 month coaching position will work to assist the Head Football Coach of the football program, as well as duties assigned by the Athletic Director. Other responsibilities will include recruiting, fundraising, compliance, student retention and student study efforts to maintain higher student athlete Grade Point Averages (GPA’s).

This position will require a Bachelor’s degree. College playing experience preferred but not required. Applicants should have the knowledge of the evaluation and assessment of student athletes for skills and abilities, ability to communicate information clearly and concisely; establish effective working relationships with coaching staff, student athletes, and administration; work evening and weekend hours and travel as required by the position.

Dakota State University competes in the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) of the NAIA. DSU currently offers 10 sports; 5 for men and 5 for women.

Posting Date 02/05/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 02/16/2018
Advertised Salary $24,650
Duration of the Term 10 months
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Appointment Percent 100
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Appointment Type Regular
Faculty Status No
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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This position requires Travel, Overnight stays, Weekends/Holidays, Valid Drivers License
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

Dakota State University is a state university located in Madison, S.D. DSU offers technology-intensive and technology-infused degrees in a variety of majors, from the associate to the doctoral level. Strategic partnerships with governmental entities and corporations have bolstered DSU’s position as a technologically forward-thinking institution. Both online and on-campus programs have been recognized for their quality, affordability and graduates’ job placement records, which are 100 percent for several majors.

Dakota State employees receive a comprehensive and flexible benefits package including paid time off, health and retirement benefits, and life and disability insurance options. Other benefits include reduced tuition, paid professional liability insurance, longevity pay and training opportunities.

Dakota State is located in Madison, S.D., a growing community of 7,200 people. Both the community and campus have been recognized as the safest in South Dakota. The greater Madison area has top-rated K-12 educational systems, an award winning critical access hospital, and a strong manufacturing and business environment. The area also has year-round recreational choices at its state parks, two scenic golf courses, joint community and campus fitness facility called the Community Center, and historic Prairie Village. Entertainment venues are located in Madison, and in nearby Brookings, Mitchell or Sioux Falls, S.D.

DSU accepts applications through an online employment site at The employment site requests a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses for at least three references. For questions concerning the position, contact Review of applications will begin February 16th and will continue until the position is filled.

Affirmative Action Statement

Dakota State University is committed to the recruitment, hiring and retention of minorities. We urge individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process. E-Verify, EOE.

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
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