The University of Utah Athletics Department is seeking hard-working, motivated candidates for the position of Assistant Director of Personal Development, a position supporting student-athlete development. Primary responsibilities will include assisting the Director in implementing the Ute Academy program, which will support student-athletes in all areas of personal development, to include, but not limited to – career, leadership, personal, as well as community service. This position will be the lead advisor for Crimson Council (SAAC) and will coordinate all community service activities/engagement opportunities for student-athletes. The candidate will assist the Director in recruiting employers and former student-athletes to take part in the career programming and mentoring of current student-athletes and will serve as a career advisor, in addition to assisting with the planning of all personal development events.
University of Utah Job ID# PRN20892- 00327 - Athletics Department
COMPENSATION: $31,600 to $58,400
WORK SCHEDULE: Full time days, some nights and weekends as needed.
Major / Essential Duties of Job: • Assist with the oversight and coordination of the Ute Academy Program. • Oversee community service opportunities and engagement for the entire student-athlete population. • Lead staff advisor for Crimson Council (SAAC). • Assist in the recruitment of local/national employers and former student-athletes to participate in career programming. Assist in increasing participation and use of InXAthlete to provide job and mentor opportunities for current student-athletes. • Assist with planning and scheduling of Ute Café workshops, which provide teams with career, personal and wellness resources. • Serve as a career advisor for student-athletes. Meet annually or bi-annually with student-athletes to assist with resume prep, interview skills, networking and job search. • Assist with the planning of all personal development events and workshops. • Work with campus partners (Career Services, etc) to support career development and programming for student-athletes. • Assist with planning and teaching the Career & Life Skills course for junior and senior student-athletes. • Nights and week-ends as needed. This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required Nearly Continuously: Office environment. Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking. Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking. Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency required. Master’s degree preferred. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. Previous experience in student-athlete and career development is preferred. Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Preference will be given to applicants with a graduate degree in Counseling, Education or a related subject.
Internal Number: PRN20892B
About University of Utah
The state’s oldest and largest institution of higher education, the University of Utah is the flagship university of the state. The University offers more than 100 undergraduate and 90 graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students (23,500 undergraduate and 7,500 graduate). The University is noted for its high research profile, its diversity of ideas and people, its stunningly beautiful setting and the warmth, friendliness, and collegiality of its faculty staff, and students.
The mission of the University of Utah is to create a learning environment that fosters discovery, refinement, and wide dissemination of knowledge. By integrating outstanding teaching, cutting-edge research, creative scholarship, and community involvement, the University investigates significant issues affecting and advancing the human condition, while preparing its students for important roles within a diverse and ever-changing society.
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