Athletic Academic Mentor

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Posting NumberS04458PWorking TitleAthletic Academic MentorDepartmentAthletics Student ServicesAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanGDCPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityNon-Benefits EligibleFull/Part timePart TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

8:00 am- 5:00 pm with some nights and weekends

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosting Date12/11/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date12/24/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Classification TitleStudent Services Paraprofessional/ProfessionalFLSAJob FamilyFTE0.49Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

Meet with student-athletes several times a week during regularly scheduled sessions in order to facilitate their academic confidence and independence.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals, customers and the general public. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with random issues. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands

Stand; walk; lift approximately 20 lbs.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?NoIs this a Position of Trust?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Provide individual support in the areas of: time management, organization, note-taking, studying, and test-taking strategies, all within the scope of UGA, SEC, and NCAA rules and regulations.

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Provide a supportive environment that is positive, and focused on assisting student-athletes with achieving their academic objectives within the scope of UGA, SEC, and NCAA rules and regulations.

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File reports on sessions and follow all departmental policies.

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Attend mandatory trainings.

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Communicate regularly and in a timely manner with Academic Counselors and Support Staff.

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  1. * What days/hours are you available to work?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 1/7/2020
Application Due: 12/18/2020
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