Academic Coordinator

Job description

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Job No: 511152
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Academic Coordinator

Department: Intercollegiate Athletics

General Summary

This position is responsible for enhancing and advancing the academic development and overall life skills of student-athletes representing their assigned sport(s). The Academic and Life Skills unit services 19 sports which equates to 450 student-athletes. This position collaborates regularly with department and campus entities, particularly the student-athletes' academic advisors and coaches while developing short- and long-term planning with their assigned student-athletes. It is expected that this position will regularly research new and innovative ways to enhance and contribute to the development of academic skills, transferrable life skills and holistic growth of the individual. This position will regularly operate in ambiguous situations with limited direction. As such, it is important to embody the vision, mission, and philosophy of Illinois State University, the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and of the unit in combination with past experience and training to make effective and appropriate decisions that impact the development of student-athletes and their achievements. This position may be required to travel with their assigned team(s) on road trips for competitions and be accessible to the student-athletes, coaches and administrators during non-traditional working hours.

Required Qualifications

1. Master's degree in Psychology, Sport Management, Counseling, Education, or a related field.
2. Two (2) full years of professional experience in Counseling, Education, Student-Athlete Development, or related field at either Graduate Assistant Level or Professional Level.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA (National Collegiate Athletics Association) Division I and Missouri Valley Conference rules and regulations.
4. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with projects/programs that successfully impact student athletes
5. Demonstrated ability to successfully advance academically at-risk student-athletes.
6. Demonstrated understanding of the lives and challenges of student-athletes.
7. Demonstrated experience and success working with diverse student populations.
8. Demonstrated organizational skills, time management skills, communication skills and supervisory skills.
9. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with campus faculty, administrators, staff, and coaches
10. Valid driver's license.

Work Hours

Work hours are typically 8:00am - 4:30pm but may vary due to team schedule and student athlete availability.

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.

Proposed Starting Date

June 2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Commensurate with Experience

Required Applicant Documents

Resume
Cover Letter
Reference List
Transcripts

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Optional Applicant Documents

Certification of Retirement Annuity

PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

For full consideration, the application and all supplemental information MUST be submitted on-line. Application materials submitted via fax, e-mail, or mail will not be accepted. Please complete the entire employment application including the Education and Work History background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered. Only the employment application will be reviewed to determine if an applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered.

Please prepare a cover letter; resume; and reference list, including 3 professional references and contact information (phone/email), to attach to this application. These MUST be attached at the time of application.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview.

The active register for this classification will be voided after the position is filled.

Copies of transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted by the deadline date in order to receive full consideration for this position. Transcripts may be submitted on-line or to the address/fax listed below.

To ensure consideration, documentation such DD214 paperwork (official military discharge) must be submitted by the posting closing date to Human Resources via fax or email.

ADDRESS:
Illinois State University
Attn: Trish Trainor
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

Email: [email protected]
Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Trish Trainor

Please monitor your e-mail for changes to your application status.

Contact Information for Applicants

Trish Trainor
Human Resources
[email protected]
309.438.3029

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 04/23/2021 01:00 PM CST
Application Closes: 05/10/2021 11:55 PM CST


 

 

 

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