The successful candidate will organize and administer all aspects of assisting the head coach in operating the men’s basketball program, including but not limited to: leadership; recruiting, managing and retaining high quality student-athletes committed to academic and athletic achievement; working collaboratively with coaches, staff and administrators; proven student-athlete skill development, practice and game planning; fiscal planning and budget management; fundraising; engaging student, alumni and community fan base; adhering to university policies and procedures, including branding and appropriate use of effective social media; A commitment to excellence in coaching and community relations is expected, as coaches represent the Department of Athletics and the university in its overall promotion and public relations efforts. Applicant agrees to operate in accordance with university, NSIC and NCAA rules and regulations. Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of three years of coaching experience is required.
Additional Salary Information: NSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for the employee (excellent group rates for dependent coverage), as well as dental and vision coverage for the spouse and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.
About Northern State University
Northern State University (NSU) is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a vibrant community in northeastern S.D. The city has a population of approximately 29,000 people and is a retail hub for the region. The University enjoys a positive and strong relationship with the city and region. NSU is a premier residential institution characterized by outstanding instruction, extraordinary community relations, and unparalleled extracurricular opportunities. Since 2007 NSU has been continuously named by US News and World Report as one of the best undergraduate institutions in the Midwest. NSU is fully accredited by the NCATE, NASM, NIBS and HLC. NSU offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate varsity sports that compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). For more information about NSU and its programs visit: http://www.northern.edu.