The Managing Director for Student-Athlete Resource Center (SARC) and Associate Director of Athletics works independently under the direction of the Associate Vice Provost, (AVP) Undergraduate Advising and Success to develop and oversee robust student support for student-athletes to contribute to their academic success at SJSU. The Managing Director also collaborates closely with the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance. The incumbent develops and implements student service and operational academic service programs to promote the academic and life skills success of student-athletes. As the Associate Director of Athletics the manager will have dotted line reporting to the Athletic Director to assist with oversight of the student-athlete Academic Progress Rate (APR), Graduation Success Rate (GSR), and NCAA academic reports.
- Trains staff members on SJSU academic policies and NCAA regulations pertaining to academic eligibility and student-related compliance
- Coordinates academic student-athlete support, academic plans, retention, eligibility, student-athletes in academic jeopardy, and graduation in conjunction with the student’s Success Center
- Oversees the staffing and coverage of the Gadway Academic Center (South Campus) and YUH Athletic Academic Success Center
- Manages, and evaluates unit staff
- Supervises bi-annual grade reports distributed to head coach and Athletic Senior Staff
- Supports the enrollment process for all incoming student-athletes with the college based and undeclared Success Centers
- Works closely with the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance during the approval process for payment of fees for student-athletes on athletic aid
- Directs staff and ensures training on and compliance with FERPA rules and regulations
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Extensive and in-depth knowledge of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and NCAA Clearing House policies and processes
- Management knowledge and skills in the development, implementation, and evaluation of support programs
- Ability to communicate with constituents in a professional and respectful manner
- Ability to review and verify complex records and detailed information for compliance with CSU requirements, and interpret information from a variety of institutions.
- Ability to write and secure grants and other external funding opportunities
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, faculty, students and the general public
- Knowledge of principles of individual and group behavior, techniques used in counseling and learning
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Three years of work experience with some combination of these areas: assessment, co-curricular development, and racial justice
- Master’s Degree
- Five years of experience in a higher education or related setting and leading programs that build co-curricular programming
- Experience in developing, implementing, and leading Athletic programs, with demonstrable outcomes
- Experience in developing assessment programs and/or providing training to others on the topic of assessment
- Published work or conference presentations on the topics of athletics, assessment and/or co-curricular development
Classification: Administrator II
Anticipated Hiring Range: $8,335/month - $9,987/month
CSU Salary Range: $4,583/month - $14,713/month
The final hiring salary will be commensurate with experience.
San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary.
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- Letter of Interest
All applicants must apply within the specified application period: March 15, 2023 through April 3, 2023. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
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