Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent and higher). Two (2) years of full time experience with college life skills program, higher education experience, student life, campus residence programming and/or career planning and placement. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes”).
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree (foreign equivalent and higher). Previous experience in collegiate athletics (as a student-athlete, graduate assistant or staff member). Previous experience in a Division I program. Experience organizing SAAC (Student Athlete Advisory Committee) initiatives.
Brief Description of Duties: This position will be responsible for supporting the successful implementation of the five year strategic plan for the Department of Athletics. The vision for this plan is to positively transform the life of each student-athlete. Achieving that vision is rooted in a comprehensive commitment to the overall development of every student-athlete during their time at Stony Brook as a student, as an athlete and as a young adult preparing for life after graduation. The Coordinator will creating a comprehensive plan to best utilize campus resources, to identify new resources available outside of campus and to integrate innovative programs in areas such as career placement, student-athlete welfare, leadership development, community involvement, mentoring, financial management skills, sexual assault and violence prevention training, and stress/time management skills.
National Welfare Issue Identification and Action - Incumbent is responsible for tracking issues of welfare for all student-athletes and staying abreast of the national landscape with regard to those issues. Expectation will be to research, design and implement successful plans for addressing such issues for diverse population of more than 425 student-athletes during their time as a recruit through their graduation and transition to alumni. Issues may include but are not limited to sexual violence, gender and sexual identity, drug and alcohol issues, stress management and financial literacy.
Oversight of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) - Coordinator is responsible for providing constant guidance to the members of the SAAC and to assisting them in creating and implementing successful initiatives and realistic timelines for dynamic programming each year. This includes ensuring members from each team are represented and that each member upholds their duties as a committee member.
Career Planning and Placement Programming - Incumbent will be expected to create a comprehensive career planning and placement plan that will span each student-athlete's time at Stony Brook. Programming will be a combination of internal opportunities as well collaboration with external groups.
SBU 101 Courses - Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete Development, the Coordinator will be responsible with the development and implementation of the SBU 101 curriculum including teaching multiple sections of the course.
Community Involvement - Coordinator will be responsible for identifying appropriate community events for Stony Brook's 435 student-athletes and 100+ staff members to support throughout the year. He/She will be responsible for ensuring strong organization and appropriate participation in each event.
Professional Development - Coordinator will work to identify national, regional and local opportunities for nominating student-athletes to participate in professional development and leadership opportunities. Additionally, he/she will be expected to create opportunities throughout the year to assist our athletes in growing their leadership potential.
Campus Partnerships - The incumbent will be responsible for creating many working relationships with the respective departments on campus in order to expand and continue the student life relationships across campus.
Annual Guest Speaker Program - Incumbent must identify and manage annual guest speakers and/or topics of focus for student-athlete cohort.
Budget Management - In collaboration with Assistant AD for Student-Athlete Development, the Coordinator will be expected to manage a budget to support all Life Skills initiatives. Coordinator is expected to help identify possible financial support with regard to outside grants.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Evening and weekend work will be required at times. Travel may be required.
***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.
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About Stony Brook: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollock House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
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