Assistant Director, Academic and Student-Athlete Support Services

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Position Summary

The position exists to ensure that the Academic Affairs Office achieves its mission of providing quality support services for the NYU Department of Athletics in the areas of academic support, athletics eligibility compliance, athletics recruitment, and student-athlete development. This role is responsible for but not limited to managing academic support programs and initiatives; coordinating regular reports and presentations on demographics, trends, benchmarks, outcomes, and academic success; overseeing student-athlete development initiatives; and assisting with athletic recruitment efforts. This individual works collaboratively with the AAO staff to conduct regular assessment of programs and improve office organization and staff communication and is responsible for supervising the office in the absence of the Program Director.


Required Education:Bachelor’s degreePreferred Education:Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling or related field.Required Experience:2+ years of experience in providing academic support services (for students at the college or university level) or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience must include experience counseling, developing and running student programming and related administrative responsibilities, and supervision of student staff.Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Demonstrated writing ability. Proficiency using word-processing, spreadsheets, utilizing collaborative technologies and implementing new technologies to streamline administrative processes. Ability to advise and provide solutions to student problems. Ability to assist with student staff supervision.Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Experience using Google apps for education, PeopleSoft, and GradesFirst (or similar student performance monitoring system), proven success implementing effective email marketing and social media promotion for events, services and announcements, experience with supervision and development of student staff. General knowledge of NCAA Division III athletics eligibility legislation.

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Posted: 6/11/2019
Application Due: 6/20/2019
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