Student-Athlete Services Graduate Assistantships Kansas State Athletics Student-Athlete Services welcomes applications for a Graduate Assistant Counselor – Football and Men’s Golf Academics for the 2018-19 academic year.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Graduate Assistants in academics will be responsible for assisting in the day to day operations of the Student-Athlete Enhancement Center, including, but not limited to: mentoring student-athletes, monitoring the academic progress of selected student-athletes, supervising study table, unofficial initial eligibility evaluations of prospective student-athletes, recruiting, and other projects as assigned by the full-time staff. Exposure to our specialized learning services for academically at-risk student-athletes, as well as, New Student-Athlete Orientation, summer bridge student-athlete transition program, and teaching potential in the University Experience course also exist. GA Counselors will also participate in weekly professional development meetings in order to expand knowledge and connect with all SAS staff.
Bachelor’s degree required. Ability to adhere to NCAA and Big 12 Conference rules. Must have strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, strong leadership capabilities, the ability to set appropriate professional boundaries with student-athletes, and a desire to obtain full-time employment in the Student-Athlete Services profession.
Experience in student-athlete services / athletics academic services.
To Apply: Interested applicants are required to submit the following documents via email only to Kristin Waller at HR@kstatesports.com:
Letter of application
Contact information for three professional references
Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants selected for the position must apply and be admitted into the K-State Graduate School. Graduate Assistants must be enrolled in a minimum of six graduate school hours in the fall and spring semesters. Tuition is not covered by the annual stipend; however, out-of-state applicants are eligible to receive in-state tuition rates.
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University’s dedication to the Principles of Community.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation
$10 per hour (approx. $15,600) in the first year; potential to earn $12.50 per hour (approx. $19,500) after completion of first year with successful review; paid biweekly (26 pay periods) with medical insurance available. K-State Student-Athlete Services has a solid tradition of placing its Graduate Assistant Counselors into full-time academic/student services positions within Division I athletics departments.
About K-State Athletics
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