Reporting to the Dean of Retention, the Associate Director for Student Athlete Success serves on the Center for Student Success team and provides academic support and coaching for student athletes and other students as needed. The primary responsibility for this position is to ensure successful academic performance, retention and graduation of student athletes. This includes working with new student athletes as they are transitioning into college through graduation by assisting with Welcome Weekend and Wick 101; providing academic coaching and support to student athletes who are needing academic support; facilitating probation program; helping students who are no longer athletes transition off the team and get re-connected at Hartwick and assisting athletic coaches with discussing Hartwick’s academic program with prospective students. This position works within the Center for Student Success team and serves as a liaison for the Center with Athletics, Registrar, HEART Committee, Admissions, Academic Advising and Student Affairs.
In collaboration with athletic coaches, implements academic support to include academic and career counseling for student athletes; individual and team study sessions; tutoring services; interventions through the early alert system and 4/7 week grades; maintains communications with faculty relating to academic progress. Conducts transition coaching for students who are leaving athletic teams and need to find new connections at Hartwick.
Assists in planning and implementing Welcome Weekend and pre-season orientation activities for student athletes as well as serving as a Wick 101 coach for student athletes.
Assists student athletes who are on academic probation via facilitating Success Strategies course and/or creating academic recovery plans that are appropriate for their major.
Works with Student Success Specialist to develop and implement academic support programs and services in such areas as study skills, time management, life skills and career planning.
Lead sessions with prospective athletes to explain the academic programs at Hartwick.
Serves as a liaison to ensure collaboration between Center for Student Success with Athletics, Admissions, Registrar, Residence Life, HEART Committee and Student Affairs.
Coordinates summer scheduling process for all incoming first year students in conjunction with the Academic Advising office.
Bachelor’ degree in a related field with 3-5 years of experience, Master’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
Experience and knowledge of working with student athletes to improve academic performance.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and policies related to academic eligibility.
Individual advising or counseling of students (high school or college).
Ability to work in partnership with colleagues and faculty.
Strong writing and verbal skills.
Commitment to working with diverse individuals.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel as well as Google Drive/Documents.
Clean driving record and valid driver’s license.
To apply, please submit two single pdf copies of your application materials. One of these copies should have any and all reference to your name redacted. The other copy should leave any reference to your name intact. Both copies should be inclusive of the content below.
and the names and contact information for three references
All materials should be sent electronically to Jarvis McCowin, Coordinator of Inclusion, at firstname.lastname@example.org with [Position Title] in the subject line. Applications may also be mailed to the Office of Human Resources, Hartwick College, P. O. Box 4020, Oneonta, NY 13820 or faxed to 607-431-4329. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,400 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce.
Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College feature...s a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to “be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning.”
Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening “the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community.” Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.