The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Athletics Academic Coordinator to support student-athletes in various sport programs.
The Academic Coordinator is responsible for providing academic advising, counseling, and support in areas of course selection, registration procedures, degree requirements, career planning, University resources, and academic performance for student athletes in the Football program. Additional duties include, but are not limited to: assessing academic levels; attending to student academic inquiries; assisting in the resolution of individual academic problems; advising student-athletes on academic program changes; advising and assisting student-athletes in the development of academic plans and class schedules; and developing and maintaining appropriate files and records; maintaining a detailed and current knowledge of all NCAA, ACC, and University rules and regulations related to academic support; establishing and cultivating close relationships with various University offices; and performing other duties as necessary.
Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs by attaching a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until January 19th.
Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Chris Cunningham, Academic Recruiter at email@example.com.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
Required qualifications include: A Bachelor's Degree and some experience working in academic advising, teaching, counseling, student affairs, or a related field. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are also required:
Ability to create and implement effective developmental programming for students at the collegiate level.
Ability to provide holistic advising to a diverse set of student needs, including high risk students.
Ability to work with competing priorities, multiple constituencies, and advocate for students with political acumen.
Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements.
Ability to evaluate student transcripts and/or records.
Knowledge of collegiate academic structures and processes and the ability to lead and guide Division I student-athletes.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Knowledge of a wide range of learning strategies and study skills development techniques.
Ability to train students and staff in understanding and applying specific strategies to improve/enhance learning.
Awareness and sensitivity to the academic, athletic, and social pressures faced by student-athletes at the college level.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
Ability to gather data, compile information, maintain records and prepare reports.
Ability to analyze and solve problems and use independent judgment to manage and impart confidential information.
Preferred qualifications include: A Master's Degree in Higher Education, Counseling, or a related field, experience working with a Division I-A institution, and working knowledge of NCAA academic eligibility and recruiting rules and regulations.
Internal Number: R0001573
About University of Virginia Department of Athletics
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The University, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a selective public institution known for its teaching, research, and public service. The University of Virginia sponsors a twenty-seven sport intercollegiate athletics program, which includes approximately 750 student-athletes.