The University of Idaho is searching for a Director of Academic Support Services to join our team. I would appreciate if you all could spread the word and encourage anyone that you think would be a good fit to apply. The link for the job application is below. We will begin reviewing applicants on 6/25/17.
The Director of Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) reports to both the Director of Compliance/SWA and the Academic Support Programs (ASP) Director. SASS is an integral part of student-athlete retention and graduation efforts. This position is responsible for the overall leadership and oversight for all functional areas of the SASS program at the University of Idaho. The director provides leadership in implementing best practices and seeking innovative approaches for student-athlete academic support and academic advising, while cultivating the intellectual and career interests of the student-athletes served. The director spearheads the successful development and application of department policies and procedures to ensure compliance with NCAA, conference, and University rules and regulations. This applies to policies and procedures as they pertain to student-athlete academic progress toward degree. The director is responsible for hiring, training, supervising and evaluating professional staff, 20-30 tutors, and two graduate assistants; budget planning and management; annual report preparations; collaboration with other ASP units and campus partners to provide excellent service to student-athletes; guiding the development and implementation of the University/unit vision and goals; and coordinating program assessment and evaluation.
Student Support Services-TRiO | Tutoring & College Success
208.885.6307 | uidaho.edu/asp
•Master’s degree in education, counseling, sport administration, or other related field. •Five years related full-time professional experience. •Two years of experience effectively supervising the work of full-time employee(s) in a college athletics environment. •Work experience that demonstrates strong time management, excellent written and verbal communication, and strong organizational skills. •Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse educational, cultural, and economic backgrounds. •Demonstrated genuine concern and interest for the welfare of student-athletes. •Strong working knowledge of, and ability to follow university and NCAA rules and regulations. •Ability to collaborate and work effectively with student-athletes, coaches, campus partners, and administration. • Working knowledge of academic success strategies (study skills, time management, organization, test taking, note taking, etc.). •Knowledge/experience in computerized student records; familiarity with spreadsheets, and database word processing. •Availability to travel with teams and to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 11,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise ...and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of only 72 land-grant universities nationwide, UI is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.