Northern State University Head Women's Swimming Coach

Northern State is accepting applications for a full-time head women’s swimming coach.

 Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred. 2 years coaching experience required; competitive swim experience preferred.

 Responsibilities: Responsibilities include but not limited to, leading a competitive NCAA Division II swimming program including coaching and teaching student-athletes, recruiting prospective student-athletes, practice and training planning, season planning, team day to day management, contest scheduling, travel coordination, budget management, equipment purchasing and fundraising. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work with the local swim club at the level that they feel comfortable with. Other duties include scheduling the NSU swimming pool.

 Setting: Northern State University is a premier regional 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.  It is organized into the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business, School of Education, and the School of Fine Arts.  NSU is fully accredited by ACBSP, CAEP, NASM, NASAD, NCATE, NIBS and HLC and is actively seeking accreditation from CACREP.  The School of Fine Arts enjoys a long tradition of excellence and has recently completed $1.75 million in art facility upgrades and a $14.5 million dollar renovation and addition to the Johnson Fine Arts Center.  A new residence hall is slated to open fall of 2017 and two more residence hall are scheduled to open in fall 2018.  Northern 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.  NSU is located in Aberdeen, South Dakota, a vibrant community in northeastern South Dakota.  The city has a population of approximately 27,000 and is a retail hub for the region.  The university enjoys a very positive and strong relationship with the city and region. 

Benefits: 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; and generous vacation and sick day allowances.

 Application: Review of applications will begin immediately.  Position is open until filled with a March, 2017 start date.  For more information regarding this position, and to apply, visit: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu.  Click on ‘Northern State University’ in the Quick Search section.  The system will guide you through the electronic application form.  AA/EOE