Coordinator of Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS)Position Type:
EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earningUniversity Information:
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
Our purpose continues to be discovering and developing champions in life. We strive to foster a culture of integrity and excellence across our 17 programs, offering the highest quality experience for student-athletes. We are committed to academic and athletic excellence. We expect to win championships. We expect to honor students for their academic achievements. We will continue to work every day to make this community proud and ensure that the Spartans are in fact Greensboro’s hometown team. We will embrace a culture that is clear and consistent in its priorities.Position Summary:
These services will include, but are not limited to: provide intense monitoring and academic support for at-risk student-athletes, assist with student-athlete specific course registration, assist in the academic coaching of student-athletes for designated assigned sports programs, develop and oversee programming/initiatives/events, participate in recruiting visits with prospective student-athletes, and other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:
The Coordinator will interpret, analyze and monitor the academic progress of student-athletes; assess student-athlete overall academic performance and its impact on progress toward graduation and NCAA eligibility; maintain knowledge of all NCAA and University rules concerning academic standing and eligibility requirements.
In addition, the Coordinator will also be responsible for assisting the Associate AD for Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) with the coordination of Student Development and implementation of the Spartan Shield Program. The coordinator will serve as the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Advisor.
The candidate will possess a passion for the holistic development of student-athletes. The candidate must be detailed oriented, have excellent communication skills, and meet deadlines.
A bachelor’s degree is required.Preferred Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree is preferred. Previous experience in student-athlete development, counselor education, teaching, or athletic academic advising at the university-level is preferred.Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
- Cover Letter
- List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.Recruitment Range:
- Company Name
- Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
- Email Address
- Contact Phone Number
Commensurate on experienceOrg #-Department:
Intercollegiate Athletics - 85001Job Open Date:
07/19/2021Open Until Filled:
1.000Type of Appointment:
PermanentNumber of Months per Year:
ExemptPercentage Of Time:
Academic Coaching and student-athlete developmentEssential Tasks:
Monitor academic progress of student-athletes; and assess student-athlete overall academic performance and its impact on progress toward graduation. Assist students in preparing for life after college by programming and development opportunities as well as mentoring/coaching on options.Percentage Of Time:
Events and Social MediaEssential Tasks:
Charged with programming for all events related to Student-Athlete Development. Additionally, this position is responsible for maintaining all social media content for Spartan Academic Support Services.Percentage Of Time:
Coordinate Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)Essential Tasks:
This position is responsible for overseeing/coordinating the department’s membership in SAAC. Assist in coordinating meetings, membership, communication, and development of the program/group.Physical Effort:
Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions, Hand Movement-Grasping, Holding, Finger Dexterity, Vision-Skilled Trades, Reading, Writing, Eye-hand coordination, Hearing, Talking, Standing, Sitting, WalkingWork Environment:
Driving - Car/Truck