The Athletic Academic Coordinator will be responsible for developing and implementing academic support programs that enhance the academic performance and graduation rates to a specific segment of student-athletes. The Athletic Academic Coordinator will work closely with coaches and support staff to ensure student-athletes receive the necessary academic guidance to succeed in their academic pursuits.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work with student-athletes regarding academic performance, class/major selection, developing a graduation plan, time management, goal setting, career planning, learning and study strategies, test taking, note taking and other skills necessary for academic success.
Develop strong and professional working relationships with student-athletes to encourage the value of education and the development of self-reliance, self-confidence, empowerment, and intrinsic motivation.
Maintain accurate and current student files for assigned athletes.
Manage all working relationships including open and consistent contact with student-athletes, coaches, staff, administrators and faculty.
Identify students with diverse learning styles and meet with them to develop an effective academic success plan.
Assist with recruiting and new student-athlete summer orientation activities.
Serve as the tutor coordinator, including processing hiring paperwork for tutors and overseeing tutor payroll.
Represent athletic department on select campus committees.
Complete other projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant AD
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills and ability to mentor these skills.
Ability to work weekends and evening hours on occasion.
Education: A bachelor’s degree
Experience: At least two years of experience in sports administration, academic advising or related student services field (preferably at the Division I BCS level)
Further consideration will be given to those applicants who possess:
A Master’s Degree
Effective time management and communication skills
A working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Experience working with diverse populations
Experience working with students with diverse learning styles
Experience with student information systems
Ability to demonstrate sound decision making and problem skills
Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume, and contact information for three work-related references.
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