The Learning Services/Academic Coordinator, within Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS), is responsible for successful coordination of student-athlete learning services. The Learning Services Coordinator provides intensive academic support to an assigned group of identified student-athletes from various sports. Duties include: oversight of the Guided Study and tutorial programs, academic coaching of at-risk student-athletes, supervising tutors, supervising a graduate student, assessing student-athlete academic needs, academic advising, monitoring academic progress, orientation programming for new student-athletes, teaching a life skills course, meeting with prospective student-athletes. The incumbent works collaboratively with University of Idaho athletic administrators, coaching staffs, faculty, and campus academic support areas and serves as a member of the administrative staff. The position reports to the Director of SASS.
• Master’s degree in education, psychology, counseling, or related field.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse educational, cultural, and economic backgrounds. • Experience utilizing learning strategies and developing academic intervention strategies at a university level to enhance learning for academically under-prepared students and students with education-impacting disabilities. • Experience in counseling and/or advising. • Demonstrated ability to help students with motivation and engagement around academics. • Strong commitment to academic and personal integrity. • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication.
• Masters degree in education, psychology, counseling, or related field and one or more years of experience working with student-athletes, coaches, faculty, support staff, and administrators in an intercollegiate athletic department at the NCAA Division 1 level. • Sensitivity to, respect for, and understanding of educational and social developmental needs of student-athletes. • Familiarity with academic assessment tools, current research, and learning strategies. • Strong administrative skills in initiating and implementing programs; skills in personnel management and public relations. • One or more years professional work experience in counseling/advising college student-athletes. • Ability to multi-task and work under tight timelines. • Knowledge of disability regulations and laws associated in higher education. • Demonstrated working knowledge of NCAA academic rules and regulations. • N4A membership. • Candidates with experience serving the needs of diverse populations are strongly desired.
Applications will be reviewed immediately, for full consideration apply by December 5, 2017.
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