South Dakota State University Head Women's and Men's Swimming & Diving Coach

South Dakota State University is accepting applications for a head women’s and men’s swimming/diving coach.  This position will direct all phases of maintaining a competitive Division I women’s and men’s swimming and diving program.  Responsibilities include, but not limited to, maintaining a high standard of excellence which includes proven success recruiting academically eligible student-athletes, development of the team/players; coaching; supervision of staff; management of the program budget; scheduling of contests; and public relations.  In addition, the head coach is responsible for making sure that all duties are executed in compliance with NCAA, conference and university rules and regulations.  Earned Bachelor’s degree; minimum three years experience coaching swimming/diving at the collegiate level or high level competitive club coaching (equivalent combination of the two will be considered); knowledge of and experience in recruitment of student-athletes; supervision of staff; budget management; commitment to promote an atmosphere of compliance and adherence to institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations; commitment to achieving high APR and graduation rates; and demonstrated fundraising, promotion and public relations required.  For a complete listing of required and desired qualifications, and to apply, visit, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this posting.”  The system will guide you through the electronic application form.  The employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, resume, and reference page.  Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process.  For questions on the position, please contact Kathy Heylens, Search Chair, at (605) 688-5308 or  Review of applications will begin as they are received with a full consideration date of April 17, 2017.  SDSU is an AA/EEO employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.