Associate Athletic Director - Academic Success

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Position Title Associate Athletic Director - Academic Success Posting Number 2019017EP Position Information

Classification Title Assoc Athletic Dir-Academic Success Working Title Assoc Athletic Dir-Academic Success Classification Code 1994 RCW Exemption Criteria 17 - Managerial EWU Position Number E99336 CUPA Code 13.04 - Education Administration & Supervision FLSA Exempt - Administrative Bargaining Unit None % Full Time 100 Salary / Wage Range AE - 110 Salary Information Anticipated Start Date June 2019 Term of Appointment 12 months Location Cheney County Spokane Project Description Project Duration Background Check Yes - Both Responsible HR User Vara Lyn Conrath Responsible HR User Email address [email protected] Posting Text

Job Summary

Eastern Washington University Department of Athletics is seeking a skilled and innovative Associate Athletics Director to lead the Academic Services for Student-Athletes and serve on the Department’s senior leadership team. Under the general supervision of the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations, the Associate Athletics Director will operate with a high degree of autonomy and is in charge of creating, executing, and monitoring academic support programs to serve approximately 350 student-athletes, from 14 sports, in accordance with NCAA, Big Sky Conference, and Eastern Washington University regulations.

The successful applicant must have a demonstrated history of the ability to manage, lead, and collaborate with constituents in the Athletics Department, campus constituents and with relevant external entities. Candidates for consideration are responsible for ensuring the integrity of the Athletics Academic Services area and alignment with the organizational goals of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Eastern Washington University.

The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!

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About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

Attendance at EWU athletic contests and/or special events may be required some nights or on weekends.

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

Physical Demands

None anticipated.

Pre-Placement Physical No Hearing Test No Medical Monitoring Post Hire No Protective Equipment

None anticipated

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counseling, or a related field.
  • Three (3) years full-time professional experience working in higher education academic services.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Education, Counseling, Sport Administration, or a related field.
  • Two (2) or more years of supervisory experience.
  • Work experience within intercollegiate athletics.
  • Knowledge of FERPA and NCAA rules and regulations governing student-athletes’ academic performance.
Other Skills and Abilities Work Schedule Type Regular Work Schedule

Monday – Friday
Attendance at EWU athletic contests and/or special events may be required and require night or week-end attendance.

Posting Date 05/08/2019 Open Until Further Notice No Closing Date 05/29/2019 Screening to Begin 5/30/19 Special Instructions to Applicants

1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. Please include the names, email addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume.
3. Complete the online application form. Professional references may be the same as listed on your resume.
4. Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Application Types Accepted Job Duties

% of Time 35 Responsibility / Duty

Plans, develops, and oversees the implementation of student services, programs and activities supporting student-athlete academic success, retention and graduation. Programs may include academic enhancement, community engagement, career development and personal development.

Essential Function Indicator Yes Job Duties

% of Time 25 Responsibility / Duty

Manage and supervise academic counseling staff in the Athletics Department, including organizing staff roles and responsibilities and making team assignments. Supervision includes hiring, training, setting unit and individual performance goals, completing annual performance reviews and other performance management duties, coaching, and day-to-day supervision.

Essential Function Indicator Yes Job Duties

% of Time 10 Responsibility / Duty

Build relationships with faculty, deans, associate deans, and college program counselors to advance academic support for student-athletes both generally and specifically; serve as liaison between faculty members and coaching staff for all academic issues. Collaborate with University student support offices to effectively utilize University resources for student-athletes.

Essential Function Indicator Yes Job Duties

% of Time 10 Responsibility / Duty

Assists coaches in establishing and conducting sport-specific study programs and supervised study sessions for their respective athletes. Communicates with coaches and tracks the academic progress of student-athletes for NCAA eligibility and degree progress. Assists with on-campus recruitment visits of prospective student-athletes.

Essential Function Indicator Yes Job Duties

% of Time 5 Responsibility / Duty

Assesses and implements developmental, mentoring and tutoring programs for at-risk student-athletes.

Essential Function Indicator Yes Job Duties

% of Time 5 Responsibility / Duty

Responsible for implementation of a monitoring and reporting program for assessing student-athlete course progress and performance.

Essential Function Indicator Yes Job Duties

% of Time 5 Responsibility / Duty

Assists Athletics Compliance with transfer and continuing eligibility status for compliance with NCAA, Big Sky Conference and Eastern Washington University academic standards. Assists with NCAA and Big Sky Conference reporting requirements.

Essential Function Indicator Yes Job Duties

% of Time 5 Responsibility / Duty

Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Essential Function Indicator Yes Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Diversity Response
Optional Documents
  1. DD214 Form
  2. Other Document #1
  3. Other Document #2




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Posted: 5/9/2019
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