Coordinator of Spartan Academic Support Services (SASS)

Job description

Position Number 013768

Functional Title Coordinator of Spartan Academic Support Services (SASS)

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

These services will include, but are not limited to: provide intense monitoring and academic support for at-risk student-athletes, assist with student-athlete specific course registration, assist in the academic coaching of student-athletes for designated assigned sport programs, develop and oversee programming/initiatives/events, participate in recruiting visits with prospective student-athletes, and other duties as assigned.

The Coordinator will interpret, analyze and monitor academic progress of student athletes; assess student-athlete overall academic performance and its impact on progress toward graduation and
NCAA eligibility; maintain knowledge of all NCAA and University rules concerning academic standing and eligibility requirements.

In addition, the Coordinator will also be responsible for assisting the Assistant AD of Spartan Academic Support Services with the coordination of Student Development and implementation of the Spartan Shield Program. Coordinator will serve as the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Advisor.

Candidate must possess a passion for the holistic development of student-athletes. Candidate must be detailed oriented, have excellent communication skills and meet deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree is required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree is preferred.
  • Previous experience in counselor education, teaching or athletic academic advising at the University level is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of references, in the references section of the electronic application. These references will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Reference/Recommendation on the applicants behalf. This will occur when an applicant is being considered for an interview.

In addition to the brief electronic application the following documents are REQUIRED to be uploaded:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • List of at least three (3) professional references that includes: name, company name, type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal), email address, and contact phone number
  • Unofficial Transcript

The following documents are optional:

  • Reference Letter 1
  • Reference Letter 2
  • Reference Letter 3

Recruitment Range Commensurate Upon Experience

Org #-Department Intercollegiate Athletics - 85001

Job Open Date 04/13/2018

For Best Consideration Date 04/20/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. List of References
  4. Unofficial Transcript(s)
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have previous experience in counselor education, teaching or athletic academic advising at the University level is preferred. If yes, please provide a brief description of your experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Other
  5. * If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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Posted: 4/14/2018
Application Due: 5/22/2018
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