Summary: Develops and coordinates Life Skills Program for student athletes.
Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops strong working relationships with student-athletes to emphasize the value of education and the development of self-reliance and self-confidence.
Coordinates and facilitates community service program for student-athletes; plans, organizes and reports student-athletes' outreach participation in various community service projects.
Serves as a resource for coaches, prospective student-athletes, and parents during the recruitment process
Develops and manages a system for student-athlete internships and job opportunities. Assists coaches in summer job placement programs and monitors compliance in job programs.
Advisor of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
Assists with planning major student-athlete recognition events.
Participates in campus-wide committees.
Create, implement, and communicate the vision and goals of the student-athlete development program annually.
Create and manage portions of the budget annually.
Plan, execute, and teach New Student-Athlete Orientation programs for freshmen and transfer student-athletes each semester.
Establish and maintain a strong campus presence to ensure close working relationships with university staff, faculty, administration, and alumni so that coordination of efforts may take place where appropriate.
Coordinate speakers for various workshop presentations.
Motivate staff, coaches, and student-athletes to achieve goals of the Student-Athlete Development program.
Develop, implement, and evaluate extensive programming in the areas of orientation & transition, career development, personal development, community service, and leadership
Create a monthly newsletter to include monthly events.
Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems.
Complies with all State and University policies.
Other duties may be assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Exhibits the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, C-USA, University and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Policies and applicable laws.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Education required: Bachelor's Degree.
Minimum Experience required: Two years of experience, related to the statement of duties and responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee is regularly required to lift and move up to 50 pounds.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and work in high, precarious places. The noise level for the work environment is usually moderate.