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Student-Athlete Enhancement Coordinator

University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

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Job Title: Student-Athlete Enhancement Coordinator
Location: Tampa, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 30557
Position Details

Dept Number/Name: 0-0510-000 / Intercollegiate Athletics

College Division: Exec Svcs-Intercol Athletics

Salary Plan: Administrative

Job Code/Title: 9427 / Student Programs Coord

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $40,000 annually

Position Number: 00008186


The USF Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is an integral part of USF and its mission by sponsoring a diverse and nationally competitive Division I athletic program. The program serves several significant constituencies, including its student-athletes, who are students first. The most important priority of the program is the progress of the student-athletes toward graduation. Other priorities include the health, fitness and emotional development of student-athletes at USF.

Intercollegiate Athletics provide a sense of collegiality, allegiance, and pride for students, staff, faculty, alumni, boosters and the greater Tampa Bay community at large and serves as a focal point for their support. Within the framework of competitive excellence, Intercollegiate Athletics at USF are also a contact vehicle leading supporters to a greater awareness of the University's mission, academic programs and prominence as an educational institution.


Reporting directly to the Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Enhancement, this position's primary responsibility is to facilitate athletics Community Involvement programming, social media and communications planning for the unit, and student-athlete honors and awards. This position also coordinates and assists with special events and workshops in other areas of the Student-Athlete Enhancement unit such as career development, leadership, personal enhancement. Adheres to all NCAA, Conference, and institutional rules and regulations.


Community Involvement - Coordinates all community outreach and involvement opportunities for student-athletes and staff. Develops standard and easily accessible weekly community outreach opportunities with campus partners. Creates and coordinates a sustainable community outreach program such as online reading, etc. Directs and coordinates the annual department-wide community event entitled A Day in Green and Gold. Collaborates with compliance and external staff to review, coordinate, fulfill, and track all internal and external promotional activity request and donation request forms.

Additional Areas of Student-Athlete Enhancement - Serves on relevant campus and community committees as appropriate to support efforts and collaborations associated with primary oversight areas. Promotes and assists with recruiting efforts for sport teams and coaches as appropriate. Assists with events, classes, and workshops for additional areas of Student-Athlete Enhancement falling outside of primary oversight while maintaining efficiency across the unit. Serves as primary liaison collaborating with athletic academic services to coordinate the Summer Bridge program. Provides coordination and oversight for annual consults with student-athletes.

Social Media and SAE Communications - Develops, updates, and maintains a comprehensive social media and communication plan for the Student-Athlete Enhancement unit. Utilizes TeamWorks, email, Microsoft Outlook Calendars, social medias, etc. to promote and schedule all critical student-athlete enhancement programming and communications. Collects, creates, and compiles a weekly update for departmental communications, as well as comprehensive semester recaps and annual reports for departmental and external communications.

Student-Athlete Honors and Awards- Organizes, updates, and communicates regarding all student-athlete honors and awards with tact and timeliness. Works with appropriate staff to nominate deserving student-athletes. Assists student-athletes with completion of nominations. Writes letters of recommendation when necessary. Tracks student-athlete nominations, selections, and honorees to compile a comprehensive annual report to summarize honors and awards each year.

Creativity and Innovation - Researches, identifies, gains approval, and implements innovative ideas to keep all programming within direct oversight relevant and on the cutting edge within the field. Rethinks, revamps, reinvents programming as appropriate while maintaining core values and goals. Effectively communicates new ideas and brainstorming with staff and supervisor.

Performs other duties as assigned.



This position requires a Bachelor's degree, with at least one year of experience in a student affairs or student personnel position; or a Master's degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, or Sports Recreation Administration. Work experience may not be substituted for the Bachelor's degree requirement for this position.


Master's degree in Higher Education or College Student Personnel or other related field. Direct experience working in college athletics and student-athlete services; experience working with a diverse population of college students; experience working with a diverse constituent base (e.g. student-athletes, faculty, administrators, alumni, community members); experience with program oversight and/or development; experience working within a team; experience developing and facilitating training programs; experience with event planning.


Background and experience working with diverse populations, preferably athletic environments. Ability to facilitate and/or teach college students. Event planning experience. Community Outreach knowledge and experience.

USF Tampa

Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 30557

Posting Date: 04/21/2022

Posting End Date: 05/05/2022

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Equal Employment Opportunity

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University's Title IX Coordinator.

Work Location

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About USF

The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News and World Report's national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

To learn more about working at USF please visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here.

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