The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Barry University is currently accepting applications for a Coordinator for Student-Athlete Success. This is a full time position located at the main campus.
Under the direction of the Sr. Associate Director of Athletics, provide administrative leadership as assigned in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in support of university mission, goals, and strategic agenda. As one of the primary responsibilities oversee, plan, organize, administer, and direct the academic support services for the university athletic program to meet academic goals including direct work with student athletes, faculty, and staff.
This function includes administration and coordination of academic progress, performance, reporting to NCAA and other official entities, and support program for Barry University Intercollegiate student athletes.
•Supervise coordination and assignment of academic study hall and tutoring. Hire, train and supervise graduate assistant for academic support and study hall coordinator, study hall monitor, and tutors. Provide guidance and direction to assure compliance with university and related policies and procedures. Understand National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) eligibility rules.
•Provide direction, counsel, and mentorship to student-athletes for specific issues impacting academic success and direction. Arrange weekly meetings with "academically at-risk" student athletes to ensure appropriate academic assistance is provided. Liaison and advocate regarding academic issues for student¬ athletes and university constituents.
•Help students resolve registration conflicts, course withdrawals and adjustments, changes of major, deficient grades, teacher conflict, tutor conflict, schedule adjustments. Coordinate support with university academic resources. •Serve on the Compliance Committee. Help facilitate ORI 100 sections designated for student-athlete.
•Provide information for new faculty and advisors regarding specific student-athlete academic progress issues and reporting. Coordinate with Athletic Training and the Office of Disability Services for student-athletes with temporary disabilities to communicate academic absence and recovery.
•Establish and oversee implementation of electronic (web) communication mediums with university constituents, (faculty, staff, coaches, advisors, tutors, and departments) for monitoring, reporting, academic performance, progress and assessment.
•Coordinate operations, train faculty and coaches on usage, and monitor data on web-based Student Athlete Academic Reporting Module (SAAR), WebAdvisor, Academic Intervention Report (mid-term deficiencies).
•Become proficient in NCAA initial and continuing eligibility standards for student-athletes. In conjunction with academic advisors, FAR, and Compliance Director establish academic program completion plan and track progress towards graduation for student-athletes. Coordinate post-degree completion awards (NCAA & institutional) application process. Make summer school recommendations for all student-athletes and disseminate information to coaches. Inform coaches regarding student-athlete academic performance, degree completion, and goals. In collaboration with the Assistant Athletic Director, be involved in the nomination process for NCAA, internal and external awards and scholarship opportunities.
•Prepare reports and disseminate information: student-athlete academic calendar, academic performance, program completion. Coordinate and prepare data for NCAA persistence/graduation rates and Academic Success Rates reports; liaison with institutional research for SA data, enrollment and demographics; midterm deficiency, study hall and tutoring reports; academic summaries (collective and for each of the 12 sports), program effectiveness, and other miscellaneous reports as required. Create and produce ad hoc reports and retrieve data from NCAA Compliance Assistant Software, university Colleague data system/Informer reporting. Complete and prepare annual report for Student-Athlete profile and academic performance. Update team rosters in Colleague.
•For prospective transfer student-athletes, acquire transcript evaluations and provide assessment of academic status and program completion; acquire program completion plan from academic advisor to determine transfer credit application and time remaining for eligibility and program completion. Meet with prospective student-athletes and families during official and unofficial visits to campus and inform on academic policies and support services.
•Other duties as assigned.
A Master's degree in any discipline is required
3-5 years of related experience is required.
Proficiency using Microsoft office suite.
Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Additional Salary Information: Barry University offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, tuition assistance, paid time off and work/life balance initiatives such as wellness programs, spirituality in the workplace, and training and development.
Barry University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
Barry University is a private Catholic institution with a history of academic excellence in the Dominican tradition. In 2010, Barry University was named one of the “Top 50 non-profits to work for.” With more than 100 undergraduate, graduate, professional, and doctoral programs, populated by people of all ages, cultures, faiths, and perspectives, Barry University provides a nurturing environment built on strong values and mutual respect.