South Dakota State University

Coordinator of American Indian Student Recruitment, South Dakota State University. Ranked as the No. 2 best place to work in South Dakota by Forbes, South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university with more than 200 programs and an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students. Responsibilities for this position include meeting the enrollment and recruitment goals of the university and Wokini Initiative, advising prospective students about SDSU, successfully managing a recruiting territory, and assisting with implementation of SDSU Admissions programs and activities. Required qualifications: earned Bachelor’s degree in American Indian Studies, Psychology, Sociology, or closely related field by first date of employment; ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences; strong oral, written, interpersonal and electronic communication skills; demonstrated organizational and time management skills; self-starter with demonstrated ability to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate recruitment strategies and direct effective programs; must possess ability to represent SDSU in a professional, positive manner; must be willing to travel extensively and work flexible hours; must have a valid driver’s license or ability to obtain within 30 days of start date.  An independent, self-starter who is committed to meeting the goals of the SDSU admissions office; ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment; experience working with Tribal communities; knowledge of Native American history or culture; demonstrated experience with student recruitment specific to underrepresented populations are preferred.


For a complete listing of the minimum and preferred qualifications, the application deadline, contact information for questions on position, and to apply, visit, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process.  For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128.  Learn more about Brookings by visiting

The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff.  Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.  SDSU is an AA/EO employer.