Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) is seeking an Athletic Academic Coordinator I:
This position assists the department by supporting student-athletes to positively impact their collegiate experience, retention, persistence and graduation. This position will serve as the academic coordinator for the Women’s Softball Team, Women’s Golf Team and a caseload of football student-athletes. This position will assist with the coordination and facilitation of the Lt. Col. John Mosley Leadership Program and serve as the liaison to the Student Diversity Programs and Services, and Athletic Department Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.
The John Mosley Leadership Program is designed to acknowledge the experiences and purposefully advance the development of student-athletes of color base on four guiding purposes: Mentorship, Self-Exploration, Community, and Transitional Growth & Leadership.
For full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm on Monday, February 12th, 2018. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. A complete job description and required application materials are available at: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/53438
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
The Principles of Community support Colorado State University's mission and vision of access, research, teaching, service and engagement. These principles can be read in full at the following: https://diversity.colostate.edu/media/sites/62/2017/08/prin-comm_english.pdf
Required Job Qualifications
• Master’s degree in area of counseling, student affairs/services, education or sports management, or related field • At least 2 years of experience working in intercollegiate athletics or academic counseling or advising • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail • Excellent written communication skills • Personal or professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by persistent effort, active planning, allocation of resources and/or accountability for diversity outcomes
Preferred Job Qualifications
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and connect with students of all genders and diverse racial and cultural backgrounds • Experience in the holistic development of intercollegiate student-athletes • Experience working in a student-athlete support services office at a Division I FBS Institution • Knowledge and understanding of NCAA graduation rates and NCAA Academic Performance Program (APP) • Knowledge of NCAA rules relating to academic and eligibility standards • Proven ability to relate well with students, coaches and university staff • Effective management, administrative and decision-making skills • Ability to work collaboratively across the University • Knowledge of and experience working with computerized student records • Ability to learn quickly and effectively in a fast-paced, high-stress environment
About Colorado State University
Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, a city of 151,000. Located 65 miles north of Denver, the city is nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and alongside the banks of the Cache La Poudre River. As a land grant University and as nationally recognized innovators, we are committed to the foundational principles of diversity and inclusion. We recognize that our institutional success depends on how well we welcome, value, and affirm all members of the Colorado State community and how we represent diverse perspectives in our teaching, research, and service throughout all disciplines and departments. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with the amenities of a larger city including a strong public school system, various recreational opportunities, cultural offerings, and dining venues. Residents experience a moderate 4-season climate with an average of 300 days of sunshine a year.