Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach – South Dakota State University

School: South Dakota State University
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I

The South Dakota State University (SDSU) Jackrabbit Athletics team is growing! We are seeking an additional position as Assistant Coach for Men’s Basketball. As a university committed to both academic excellence and athletic achievement, we are looking for an individual passionate about coaching, mentoring, and shaping the next generation of talented athletes. South Dakota State 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 women’s equestrian (National Collegiate Equestrian Association). This is a 12-month, full-time, benefits-eligible position.

South Dakota State University promotes access to and opportunities for all to receive the benefit of and participate in education, research, and service and is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to this land-grant mission of access.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Sponsorship is not available for this position.


The responsibility of this position involves assisting in all aspects of maintaining a successful NCAA Division I men’s basketball program by assisting with player development and assist the Athletic Department in achieving the goals for student-athlete development.


The salary is contingent upon education and experience. We offer a generous retirement plan that includes 6% matching, 10 hours of annual leave each month, 9.34 hours of sick leave each month, and eleven paid holidays. Relocation benefits are available per university’s guidelines.


South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university with over $60 million annual research expenditures, more than 200 academic programs and an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students. We offer a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusions and access. The university is part of a dynamic community for families, students, young professionals, and retirees, which offers an abundance of attractions and activities. South Dakota State University offers a wide range of excellent benefits including medical, dental, and flexible benefits, retirement plans, compensation packages, paid holidays, and vacation leave. Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State of South Dakota academic institutions.


  • Bachelor’s degree by application date;
  • At least one year of extensive knowledge and understanding the sport of basketball and familiar with all aspects of men’s basketball;
  • Self-directed and motivated;
  • Effective communication (oral, written, and interpersonal) skills;
  • Availability to work nights and weekends; and
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.


  • General knowledge of NCAA manual and governance structure; and
  • Knowledge of recruiting practices, summer camps experience, collegiate basketball related experience, and Division I experience.
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