The Lindahl Academic Center is a student-athlete focused environment dedicated to guiding student-athletes to graduation, building positive relationships, and enhancing their overall experience. We strive to serve the University and our constituents with integrity and professionalism. Individuals interested in this position will have the opportunity to work in a highly competitive program, participate in job-specific training, and gain full-time experience and a variety of skills within the student-athlete academic sector.
We are currently looking to fill the following positions within the department:
Assistant Football Academic Advisor (1)
Assistant Learning Specialist (1)
Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Meet with assigned students weekly assisting with academic progress monitoring and planning.
Serve as a learning assistant in one-on-one or group settings and provide organizational and learning strategy objectives.
Develop daily, weekly, and monthly goals and timelines with individual student-athletes.
Create and monitor weekly objective sheets for students in consultation with academic advisors and learning specialists.
Assure student-athletes with documented learning disabilities are properly utilizing their accommodations.
Assist advisors in daily tasks. Examples include:
Compiling reports (study hall, grades, class schedules, attendance, etc.)
Monitoring daily and/or evening study halls
University and Academic Center orientation
Participate in bi-weekly training focusing on academic advising and learning specialist curriculums.
Additional duties as assigned.
This is a salaried internship position, to be paid $17,000 annually with an expected start of June 1, 2019. This position is intended to give full-time, hands-on experience and to prepare the individual for a full-time position working in student-athlete academics at the collegiate level.
To apply send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references in one PDF to: Kyle Nelson, Academic Advisor - email@example.com
The review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Required Education and Qualifications:
Master’s degree or pursuing a master’s degree in psychology, education, counseling, or a related field.
Ability to work in fast-paced environment, multi-task, and problem solve.
Must successfully pass a mandatory criminal background check.
Flexible hours, with some night and weekend work.
Preferred Education and Qualifications:
This position requires the ability to accomplish tasks, a desire to work in academic support for student-athletes, with minimal supervision, excellent listening, written, and verbal skills.
About University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.