Reporting to the head football coach and a dotted line to the Managing Director of SARC, the Coordinator of Academic Development performs duties under general supervision and takes work lead direction from the Senior Associate AD for Football Operations and the Managing Director of SARC to achieve specified outcomes. The Coordinator of Academic Development will liaise with coaches and support staff related to cohesive tutoring, peer mentoring, and academic support programs for student-athletes by utilizing technology and strengthening connections/relationships with the SARC team. The Coordinator will ensure that student-athletes on academic probation, IEP, and/or engaged in academic support have their learning needs met throughout the academic year by connecting student-athletes to the services provided by the SARC team. The Coordinator will collaborate with SARC to ensure effective communication occurs and is consistent with graduation, eligibility, and APR tracking. Further, this position coordinates student success programming, specifically related to initial arrival to campus, and prepares various reports to be easily and quickly understood and analyzes data for coaches in collaboration with the Managing Director of SARC. This position will aid in the student-athlete recruitment process, which requires a high level of skill in customer service, presentations, marketing of SJSU, and creating a team-oriented environment for students and their families.
- Academic High-Risk Management - IEP, Probation, Recovery
- Academic Support Coordination
- Student-Athlete Onboarding
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Ability to acquire knowledge of organizational procedures and activities of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the campus as a whole
- Ability to analyze data accurately and adopt effective course of action
- Demonstrated ability for clear written and oral communication
- Knowledge of NCAA legislation, rules, and regulations, mainly as they apply to academic support
- Demonstrated ability to create student development and study skill programming
- Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver appropriate learning support strategies
- Ability to work as a team collaboratively
- General working knowledge of the principles, practices, and trends of Division I higher education and academic support
- Demonstrated ability to create programs that are responsive to a diverse and multicultural environment
- Knowledge of the principles of individual and group behavior; General knowledge of individual counseling techniques
- Demonstrated ability to organize and evaluate academic plans
- Knowledge and understanding of the various technology platforms used in the University's online, technology-based learning environments
- Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate coursework in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related A master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling
- Three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience
- Master’s degree and/or teaching credential
- Experience with IEP implementation
- Experience participating in recruitment of student-athletes
- 1 year of experience in academic support in a university with NCAA D-I student-athletes
Classification: Student Services Professional III
Anticipated Hiring Range: $5,025/month - $5,356/month
CSU Salary Range: $5,025/month - $7,159/month
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: January 25, 2024 through February 7, 2024. 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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