Pay Range: $41,288 per year or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: This position provides academic services for all student-athletes through the Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) office in Academic Support Programs. Duties include academic counseling and academic progress monitoring, assisting the Associate Athletic Director in monitoring continuing eligibility, enrollment assistance and monitoring, orientation for new student-athletes, summer bridge, international orientation, meeting with prospective student-athletes on recruiting visits, mentoring student-athletes who present academic risk factors, supervising the tutoring program and graduate assistant. The incumbent maintains close liaison with UI athletic administrators, coaching staffs, faculty, and campus academic support areas and serves as a member of the administrative staff.
Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree in communication, education, psychology, sport management or a related degree program. • Two years of experience working in a higher education setting. • Experience in providing academic support to student-athletes. • Experience with coordinating programs and activities. • Experience interacting successfully with student-athletes, faculty, and coaching staffs. • Experience leading others in program related activities and to communicate effectively.
Preferred Qualifications: • Master’s degree in Counseling, Education, Athletic Administration, or other related area. • Experience in an academic support unit for student-athletes, preferable at the NCAA Division I level. • Demonstrated working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. • Strong public relations, organizational, and program management skills. • Knowledge/experience in computerized student records; familiarity with spreadsheets. • Strong administrative skills in initiating and implementing programs; skills in personnel management. • Ability to multi-task and work under tight timelines. • Demonstrated integrity. • N4A membership.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002791P
Posting Date: 04/27/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: This position is open until filled; however, applications received on or before May 11, 2021 will receive first consideration. Posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.