The University of Akron, a NCAA Division I (FBS) institution and member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) is accepting application for the position of Coordinator of Academic Support for Football that will organize and run all study halls and study times for football student-athletes. Schedule tutors and learning specialists when needed. Conduct weekly organization meetings with individual players. Conduct daily communications with football coach concerning individual players. Schedule weekly academic meetings for football student-athletes with Learning Center personnel. Track weekly attendance and academic performance of football student-athletes. Generate weekly attendance report for football coaches. Generate reports on academic performance through Grades First. Meet with football coaches weekly to discuss academic progress or concerns of individuals from the team. Participate in team functions. Meet with coaches as needed to discuss team academic progress. Meet with recruits and parents of recruits to give overview of the support services offered to our football student-athletes. May travel with the football program if necessary.
Requires a Bachelor's degree. Requires previous participation as a student-athlete at the collegiate level with knowledge of tutoring and/or assisting students with their daily academics and development of study skills. Proficient with computer software including word processing, spreadsheets, database management, internet and email required.
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations along with familiarity of new NCAA academic reform initiatives preferred.
Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you'll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy, and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.
We're committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We're also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates.
Application deadline: Open until filled, however, review of applicants will begin August 23, 2019.
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
About The University of Akron
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.
With nearly 26,000 students and more than 300 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate and law degree programs, UA offers career-focused and experiential learning that defines the polytechnic approach to education.
UA brings together diverse disciplines in ways that provide students with life-long skills, internships and co-ops, opportunities for academic research, study abroad, on-campus student employment and service projects designed for diverse groups of learners, including full-time, part-time and online students, veterans, and adults returning to the classroom.