This position will oversee the Student-Athlete Success Program (SASP) academic mentoring, tutoring program, study halls and will work as a Learning Specialist assisting the Learning Service Director with a cohort of student-athletes. This position will be responsible for: •Hiring, training, and managing the students who comprise SASP’s mentoring, tutoring and study hall monitor staff. •Responsible for training and evaluating academic mentors and tutors, and study hall monitors •Demonstrate a strong understanding of academic integrity issues and how to actively monitor those challenges •Assist in coordinating the development and implementation of intervention services for Student-Athletes •Collaborate with the development and implementation of academic enhancement programs •Assist with determination of testing needs and coordination of support services •Serve as co-liaison to the Center for Student with Disabilities to help facilitate accommodation requests and assisting with the academic adjustment petitions as needed; and perform other program duties as assigned by the Learning Services Director and/or Associate Athletic Director/SASP. •Functions in a fast paced environment, which also includes working nights and weekends •Possesses excellent communication skills, adaptability, supervisory skills, and the highest personal and professional integrity standards •Monitors academic development of students through regular meetings, progress reports, instructor contact and official records to ensure students are progressing towards degrees and meeting NCAA eligibility rules and regulations
Bachelor’s Degree in School Psychology, Special Education, Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology or Degree in subject area related to program specialty or equivalent combination of education and experience or subject area related to program specialty or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Minimum of four years (within the past four years) experience working within an academic support program;
Self-motivated and able to work independently and regularly exercise sound judgment regarding academic integrity, administrative detail and procedures;
Willingness to work a flexible schedule, which may include nights and weekends;
Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, adaptability, and the highest personal and professional integrity standards;
Demonstrates the ability to work with students from diverse, ethnic, educational and cultural backgrounds;
Outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with faculty, staff, coaches, and members of the overall university community;
Knowledge of various academic integrity issues facing mentoring and tutoring programs
Concrete working knowledge of NCAA eligibility rules and regulations
Master’s Degree in School Psychology, Special Education, Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology or subject area related to the program specialty;
worked in an academic support unit for student-athletes at the Division I level;
Working knowledge of NCAA eligibility rules and regulations.
Experience in managing and coordinating study halls, academic mentoring and tutoring training;
Able to demonstrate the ability to teach Life Skills topics;
Knowledge of GradesFirst and/or EAB, Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and PowerPoint.
Internal Number: 494559
About University of Connecticut - Student-Athlete Success Program
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs , Staff Positions, Search #494559 to upload a resume, cover letter and contact information for three (3) professional references.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on June 1, 2020.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.