Operations, Operations - Academic Support, Operations - Player Development
The Coordinator of Program and Curriculum Design will report directly to the Assistant Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Development, and will be responsible for the guidance of the life skills curriculum and development of the entire student-athlete population. As a primary role, this position will develop curriculum, content, and processes that meet the learning needs of the student-athletes in Kubasik First Impact program, the I.M.P.A.C.T. (Individual Mentoring Program Assisting Career Transition) program and collaborate with large scale career readiness programs.
This position will assist with the day-to-day operations of the Student-Athlete Development unit and support the administration with organizational creation and planning through meetings with the Maryland Made Team, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and the Gossett Student-Athlete Center. This individual will facilitate one-on-one student-athlete meetings for career readiness, identity development and leadership education. The Coordinator of Program & Curriculum Design will serve on selected campus, conference and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) committees as requested and cultivate relationships with internal and external constituencies and perform other duties as assigned.
To Apply: Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Search for position number 126399. For best consideration, applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Best Consideration Date: Apply by July 2, 2021.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Master’s degree required in higher education, sports management, student affairs or related field. One (1) to three (3) years in higher education, non-profit and/or corporate management environment. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing an identity development transition program. Ability to develop and implement strategic initiatives for diverse student-athlete populations. The ability to manage competing priorities, handle a variety of tasks simultaneously, and complete assignments on time. Ability to work collaboratively and to maintain effective interpersonal relationships with coaches, student-athletes, staff, university and external constituencies. Ability to exercise initiative, sound judgment, and problem solving techniques.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations governing student-athletes. Experience working in student-athlete development within NCAA Division I athletics program. Demonstrated experience in using social media to support educational and outreach initiatives.
Knowledge and experience working with learning and development program designs (creating/researching, implementing, and facilitating user-based curriculum).
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.