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South Dakota State University
Construction & Operations Management
South Dakota
Posted: 04/7/2017
Construction Management Instructor

The Construction and Operations Management department at South Dakota State University invites applications for a full-time Instructor for our Construction Management program starting August 2017. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to mentor and grow future leaders of the construction industry. We enjoy strong support from our industry partners in the commercial, heavy-highway-utilities, and residential building sectors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Teaching courses primarily in the areas of pre-construction estimating, building methods and materials, construction law, and construction cost accounting. Other duties will include program assessment and curriculum development; student advising and mentoring; scholarship of teaching and learning; outreach to the university, community and profession; and duties as assigned by the department head.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Master's degree in a field related to construction completed by start date; 3 years domestic construction-related industry experience; effective written and verbal communications skills; and effective interpersonal skills. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Additional years of industry experience in a supervisory role; evidence of quality teaching experience at the post-secondary level; terminal degree in a field related to construction or applied management; and evidence of ability to perform industry outreach.

SDSU accepts applications through our on-line employment site.  To apply, visit:, search for the position, 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, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement; Curriculum Vitae; and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references.  Email applications will not be accepted.  Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process. 

SDSU actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff.  Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check.  

For questions on the position contact, Dr. Norma Nusz at the COM department office:  (605) 688-6417 or