The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Athletics Academic Coordinator to support student-athletes in the Women's Basketball program and another sport program to be determined.
The Academic Coordinator is responsible for providing academic advising, counseling, and support in areas of course selection, registration procedures, degree requirements, career planning, University resources, and academic performance for student athletes in the Women's Basketball program and another sport program to be determined. Additional duties include, but are not limited to: assessing academic levels; attending to student academic inquiries; assisting in the resolution of individual academic problems; advising student-athletes on academic program changes; advising and assisting student-athletes in the development of academic plans and class schedules; and developing and maintaining appropriate files and records; maintaining a detailed and current knowledge of all NCAA, ACC, and University rules and regulations related to academic support; establishing and cultivating close relationships with various University offices; and performing other duties as necessary.
Please do not forward any applicant materials directly to staff of the Department of Athletics, as only applications received through the Jobs@UVA system will be considered.
To apply, create an application at: https://jobs.virginia.edu by searching under Posting Number 0623235. In addition, please attach a cover letter and CV/Resume.
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required qualifications include: a Bachelor's Degree and some experience working in academic advising, teaching, counseling, student affairs, or a related field.
Student-focused professional able to provide holistic advising and programming to a diverse student-athlete population. Current knowledge and application of all NCAA, ACC, and University rules and regulations related to academic integrity is consistently demonstrated. Tenets of the Honor System are understood and completely upheld. Ability to work with competing priorities, multiple constituencies, and advocate for students with political acumen. Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements. Ability to evaluate student transcripts and/or records. Knowledge of collegiate academic structures and processes and the ability to lead and guide Division I student-athletes. Ability to create and implement holistic student development programming for students in the areas of: Personal Development, Academic Development, Leadership Development, and Career Development. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Knowledge of a wide range of learning strategies and study skills development techniques. Ability to train students and staff in understanding and applying specific strategies to improve/enhance learning. Awareness and sensitivity to the academic, athletics, and social pressures faced by student-athletes at the college level. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Demonstrated organizational and time management skills. Ability to gather data, compile information, maintain records and prepare reports. Ability to analyze and solve problems and use independent judgment to manage and impart confidential information.
Preferred qualifications include: a Master's degree in higher education, counseling, or related field, 4+ years of experience working in a Division 1A institution, and working knowledge of NCAA academic eligibility and recruiting rules and regulations.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications.
Internal Number: 0623235
About University of Virginia Department of Athletics
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The University, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a selective public institution known for its teaching, research, and public service. The University of Virginia sponsors a twenty-seven sport intercollegiate athletics program, which includes approximately 650 student-athletes.