Academic Services Intern

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Academic Services Intern


Athletics Student Services

About 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.

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Benefits Eligibility:

Non-Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Part Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Hours may vary. Ability to work some nights and weekends.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

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Open until filled:


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Location of Vacancy:

Athens 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Academic Services Paraprofessional/Professional





Minimum 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 Qualifications:

Master’s degree. Experience in collegiate athletics academic support, higher education, teaching, or related field.

Position Summary:

Assist with daily operations related to academic services, student services, student development, and life skills. Serve in various administrative roles for employees of Academics and Student Services for the Athletic Association. Assist with student-athlete development and academic support. The individual will work in close liaison with different parts of the Athletic Association. This position is a 11-month appointment beginning in July 2021 and ending in May 2022.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Bachelors’ degree and Master’s degree preferred in Education, Psychology, Sports Management, or a related field. Additional preferred qualifications.
*Experience in Collegiate athletics academic support, higher education, teaching, or related field
*Experience working with academically at-risk student-athletic populations

Physical Demands:

Use hands and reach with hands and arms. Sit. Navigate area. Communicate with others. Lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):


Credit 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.


Assist with daily operations related to academic services and administrative tasks to support the Director of Academic Services

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Assists with various tasks related to the comprehensive mentoring program

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Assist with various tasks related to the comprehensive tutorial program

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Other duties as assigned

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Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 5/19/2021
Work Type: Part Time