The Athletics Department is accepting applications for Academic Coordinators to serve as a member of the Office of Student-Athlete Development (OSAD) team. Academic coordinators provide counseling (academic and personal skill development) to student-athletes in assigned sports; develop and implement learning strategies to facilitate the academic development of student-athletes; help improve personal skill levels; motivate learning; promote self-reliance; monitor and evaluate the academic progress and eligibility of student-athletes in assigned sports through graduation; communicate regularly with coaches; and oversee related projects within OSAD. Academic Coordinators may work with high profile, revenue-generating sports and/or multiple at-risk students, deal with complex academic issues, and have additional academic eligibility monitoring responsibilities. Must perform duties ethically and in compliance with NCAA, Big 12 Conference and institutional policies and standards for athletics and university eligibility.
This position requires strong analytical, written and verbal communication, presentation, motivational and interpersonal skills along with high academic integrity. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body in an effort to maximize university and departmental goals and objectives. This position requires the ability to meet with students outside regular office hours that may include some evening or weekend meetings.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Experience providing dedicated academic support and/or counseling to students at the collegiate level. Experience working within a NCAA Athletics Academic or Compliance unit with working knowledge of academic eligibility rules. Experience coordinating at-risk academic programs to collegiate level students and working regularly with students of varying levels of proficiency.
The Academic Coordinator will be hired at either the Academic Advisor I or II level. The minimum qualifications for the level II are a bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience. In addition to aforementioned duties, the level II will work with more autonomy and more complex projects.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity,515 294-7612,email@example.com.
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Internal Number: R3420
About Iowa State University
Iowa State University is a public, land-grant institution, where students get a great academic start in learning communities and stay active in 800-plus student organizations, internships, research and study abroad opportunities. More than 34,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
The Cyclones are a NCAA Division I athletics program and an original member of the Big 12 Conference. Iowa State began competing in intercollegiate athletics in 1892 and currently sponsors 18 intercollegiate sports. Iowa State University Athletics strives to help unite the university community and be a source of pride for all constituents by consistently demonstrating high levels of performance academically and athletically along with professional conduct by its staff and student-athletes.