Student Development Specialist I

Job description

Posting Number:

2021118

Posting/Functional Title:

Student Development Specialist I

University Pay Plan Title:

Student Development Specialist I

Location:

San Marcos

Department:

Athletic Academic Center

Recruitment Type:

Open to All

Job Type:

Full-Time

Monthly Salary:

$3,575 - $3,850

Job Category :

Exempt

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

• Bachelor’s degree
• Employment background demonstrating experience with teaching / tutoring / coaching in higher education
• Experience working in a higher education environment
• Previous experience in intercollegiate athletics, athletic certification / compliance, and/or academic advising
• Detail-oriented

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s degree and / or graduate coursework in student personnel, counseling, higher education administration, sports leadership, or a related field
• 1-3 year’s experience working with student-athletes in a large, NCAA Division One setting
• Previous employment experience in an athletic academic program or environment
• Familiarity with NCAA eligibility and Academic Performance Progress
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Experience working with culturally diverse populations

Job Description:

The Student Development Specialist I for the Athletic Academic Center in University College reports to the Assistant Dean of University College and Director of Athletic Academic Center at Texas State University. The Student Development Specialist II (SDS II) is responsible for providing services to student athletes enhancing their academic success while monitoring their compliance with institutional and NCAA standards for performance.

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH:
1. RESUME
2. GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT, WELL-WRITTEN COVER LETTER ADDRESSING YOUR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB
3. ONE LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FROM CURRENT OR PREVIOUS EMPLOYER OR COLLEAGUE.

NOTE: NO INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED.

Normal Work Days: M-F, some Saturdays and Sundays

Job Duties:

The SDS I will plan, implement, and monitor assigned student athlete academic support, adjustment, and recognition programs in the AAC. S/he will assist with academic progress issues and record-keeping, under the supervision of the Assistant Dean | Director. Key duties include:
• Provide services to student-athletes in assigned sports;
• Coordinate delivery of services to student-athletes;
• Monitor academic performance and academic progress, including maintaining accurate and continuously updated records;
• Monitor NCAA initial and continuing eligibility requirements and Academic Performance;
• Serve as a liaison to coaches, faculty, and staff;
• Assist with planning and conducting recruiting activities;
• Present to student-athletes and family members at new student orientation;
• Directing students regarding academic success and transition issues;
• Provide support to Athletic Certification and Compliance personnel; ;
• Conduct event and yearly assessment of programs and activities;
• Assist with student-athlete recognition activities;
• Provide Study Hall supervision;
• Perform other duties as assigned.
The SDS I will routinely apply knowledge of professional best practices to department programs and services; work within Texas State and departmental policies and guidelines; exercise high levels of collaboration with other units university-wide; and make general decisions based upon knowledge and experience, and communicate those decisions to appropriate personnel.

Additional Information to Applicants:

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH:
1. Resume
2. Grammatically correct, well-written cover letter addressing your qualifications for the job.
3. One letter of recommendation from a current or previous employer, or colleague.
NOTE: NO INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED.
Normal Work Days: M-F, Some Saturdays and Sundays

Job Open Date:

01/07/2021

Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight):

01/22/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Normal Work Days:

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Normal Work Hours Start:

8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End:

5:00PM

Posting Notices:

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A COVER LETTER., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION.

Legal and Required Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.


Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State? :

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions


By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

Quick Link:

https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/34352

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 1/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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