Athletic Academic Coordinator/ Stud-Athletic Development
The Athletic Academic Coordinator oversees academic support services for sports teams assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Academics. As an athletic academic coordinator, this position works closely with student-athletes in the review of class scheduling, tutoring, or study skill needs. The coordinator communicates as needed with appropriate coaching staff regarding student-athlete advising, academic and athletic eligibility issues. The athletics academic coordinator works cooperatively with professional college advisors, the coordinator of athletic eligibility, and Compliance to help ensure student-athlete progress-toward-degree completion according to NCAA, MAC and University of Toledo guidelines.
In addition, the position will serve as the Tutorial Program Coordinator for all student-athletes. The Tutor Program Coordinator will recruit, train, manage, supervise, and evaluate Student-Athlete Academic Services (SAAS) tutors and academic coaches. The position will also coordinate tutoring appointments for student-athletes to meet their needs as well as assist with arranging study hall hour days/times.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Master’s degree in special education, counseling, education, educational psychology, higher education, social work or similar field preferred.
- Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of previous experience in the area of student development, teaching, collegiate athletics and/or academic support services.
- Previous experience working with diverse and historically underserved populations preferred.
- Previous experience working with students in a higher education setting preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Basic knowledge of NCAA and MAC eligibility rules and regulations required
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work independently, and demonstrate initiative and self-motivation
- Demonstrated ability to engage in culturally competent practice, and effectively establish, interact, and work collaboratively with student-athletes, faculty, staff, coaches, administrators, and university constituents of diverse backgrounds
- Exceptional organizational and time management skills
- Ability to understand and successfully attain project goals and initiatives
- Exercise sound judgment and handle confidential information with discretion and accordance to academic standard and institutional policies including FERPA
- Ability to keep current on campus resources and best practices in support of student-athlete success
- Ability to develop a learning support system individualized to specific student-athletes
- Ability to work collaboratively and multi-task in a fast-paced, team environment
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Coordinating at-risk programs and creating training for academic strategy coaches and tutors is a plus