Academic Coordination Assistant

Job description

Academic Coordination Assistant

Job no: 497923
Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Temporary, Part Time

Position Summary

Under the lead direction of the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, the Academic Coordination Assistant will assist student-athletes who are at-risk in developing and achieving academic objectives through one-on-one meetings. Academic Coordination Assistants model and teach successful study skills and strategies as well as how to utilize tutorial services on Navigate. They will direct student-athletes to the appropriate university resources necessary for their academic, athletic, and personal success. The goal of the mentoring program is to provide student-athletes with the skills necessary to foster independent learning by monitoring each student’s academic progress using numerous resources. Academic Coordination Assistants will take on the role of setting up and leading review sessions for specific classes as part of their duties. Academic Coordination Assistants also provide tutorial service for specific subject courses in which they are competent.

For more information regarding the Athletics Department, click here.

This is a part-time (0.75 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position with an appointment end date of June 30, 2021, with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard work hours are 30 hours per week. Incumbent works 10 months per year and is paid over 12 months. Anticipated periods off will be December 15, 2020 – January 14, 2021, and June 2021.

Education and Experience

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or a job related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.

Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of one year of experience in professional Student Services work at the entry trainee level. Equivalent amounts of graduate level job related education may be substituted for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s or post graduate degree in related field (or working towards completion of Master’s Degree in related field.)
  • Prior experience working with at-risk student-athletes in a Division I academic services program.
  • Prior experience leading and setting up review sessions and/or tutor sessions.
  • High-level knowledge of NCAA rules.
  • Possession of long-term goal to work in the field of student-athlete academic support services.

Compliance with all NCAA, conference, and San Diego State University rules, policies and procedures is of paramount importance to the university. All position responsibilities should be carried out in full compliance with all such rules and regulations.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,196 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,196 - $2,686.50 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on October 23, 2020. To receive full consideration, apply by October 22, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Recruiter at 619-594-6390 or [email protected]

Advertised: Oct 09, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Oct 22, 2020 (11:55 PM) Pacific Daylight Time




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Posted: 10/10/2020
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