Academic Support Coordinator - Football (4550U) 25746
University of California, Berkeley
October 4, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Job Title: Academic Support Coordinator - Football (4550U) #25746
Job ID: 25746
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department Athletic Study Center
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: October 16, 2018
The Athletic Study Center provides holistic student development, academic support, and academic advising services to the student athlete population at UC Berkeley. The mission of the Athletic Study Center is to support student athletes in developing as independent, self-reliant and successful young adults. We are committed to the integration and engagement of student athletes into campus life.
The ASC is guided by our core values of learning, inclusion, integrity, teamwork and compassion.
Works closely with advisors, learning specialists, and tutors to coordinate and track academic support services for football student athletes.
Assists in the coordination decisions on academic support plans for football student athletes, evaluating and categorizing each student based upon academic profile and performance.
Works with coaching staff to ensure each player's academic progress is monitored.
Attends weekly coaches' and advising staff meetings; keeps all stakeholders apprised of critical issues, policies, procedures and academic deadlines related to football student athletes.
Advises key stakeholders on the formulation of department policy by advising them on areas needing clarification and identifying solutions.
Troubleshoots issues with faculty, coaches, and other campus constituents in support of football student athlete academic and degree progress
Analyzes the consequences of the department's and team's academic policies and recommends new or changed policies as needed.
Coordinates, plans, and implements new and customized programs and services geared to meet changing needs as well as concerns of football student athletes, including courses, intensive workshops, and mandated activities.
Coordinates and participates in annual events, specialized programs, and ad hoc committee work.
Maintains academic progress records of students as appropriate to prepare for short and long term goal achievement in all areas.
Helps monitor Football APR and GSR scores and strategies for improvement
Serves as academic spokesperson for Cal Football at all recruiting events.
Assists in recruiting new student athletes to campus, serving as a representative of the University; this includes meeting prospective student athletes and their families and attending recruiting events.
Experienced knowledge of learning theory, learning styles, affective issues, academic issues, and socio-cultural/linguistic issues in applying academic support to students.
Thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations pertaining to initial and continuing eligibility, Academic Progress Rate (APR), Graduation Success Rate (GSR), and federal graduation rates
Knowledge of how learning skills issues apply to a research institution.
Knowledge in designing and implementing learning and pedagogical models.
Knowledge of strategies in critical thinking, reading, writing, note taking, test taking, time management, and goal setting.
Good interpersonal skills.
Good judgment and decision-making skills.
Good problem solving and organizational skills.
Knowledge of current research and theoretical models that influence the application and delivery of academic services (e.g., discipline specific, student-population specific).
Multicultural competencies, knowledge and experience working and interacting effectively with diverse groups of staff, faculty, and student populations.
Knowledge of program development, data gathering, assessment, and evaluation skill
Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
Masters degree in related field highly preferred
Experience working in Division I football program preferred
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This Job opening is a 2 year contract position with renewal dependent upon funding.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. Mandated Reporter
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.