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Academic Coordinator - Athletics

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 5, 2022

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Accreditation, Student Affairs, Athletics, Executive, Provosts
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Full Time
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Job # 038757 Department Code 34207-7036 Department Athletics Job Title Academic Coordinator - Athletics Location Syracuse, New York Pay Range Commensurate with Experience Staff Level S5 FLSA Status Exempt Hours
Standard University business hours

8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Evening and weekend hours will be required.Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
The Academic Coordinator will assist in all aspects of academic support services for student-athletes in assigned sports including tutorial support, study table, academic monitoring, academic reporting, keeping coaches informed of academic progress, APR, eligibility concerns, academic advising, and orientations. Maintain knowledge of all NCAA rules and regulations related to academic support and eligibility. Athletic teams are assigned to the Academic Coordinator based on department need, at-risk nature of the student-athletes, academic support requirements while traveling, and profile of incoming freshmen classes. The Academic Coordinator will also work collaboratively with other team members to assist in the life skills programming for student-athletes. Qualifications
A master’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary. Preference will be given to those possess experience in academic/student support/development services and/or athletics Job Specific Qualifications
  • Strong working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Strong working knowledge of University academic policies and procedures is preferred.
  • Ability to manage, evaluate and directive activities of various employees at varying levels.
  • Must possess ability work extended hours, meet project deadlines and work under time constraint pressures.
  • Excellent management and organizations skill and knowledge of computer software.
  • Strong familiarity with, understanding of, and practical experience with major issues concerning student-athlete welfare and conduct, academic enhancement and performance, and the role of and relationship between intercollegiate athletics and higher education.
  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication, presentation and interpersonal skills combined with the ability to successfully interact with diverse individuals from both University and community related constituencies for maximizing University and departmental goals, objectives, relationships and representation.
  • Established history of quality relationships with staff, coaches, student-athletes, parents, donors, and University faculty and staff preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency administering academic support and life skills programming to prepare student-athletes for life after post-secondary education is preferred.
Assist in all aspects of academic support services for student-athletes in assigned sports including tutorial support, study table, academic monitoring, academic reporting, keeping coaches informed of academic progress, APR, eligibility concerns, academic advising, and orientations. Maintain knowledge of all NCAA rules and regulations related to academic support and eligibility.

Assist with the coordination of athletics department and university orientation participation for new student-athletes. Assist Office of Athletic Compliance with NCAA rules assessments as they pertain to academic requirements for initial, continuing and transfer eligibility Assist with NCAA required reporting for academic progress and graduate rate calculations Assist in coordinating book distribution and collection process Assist in nominating student-athletes for appropriate academic awards and scholarships Perform other department wide student-athlete support services as assigned by the Assistant Provost.

Maintain thorough understanding of NCAA, ACC and University rules and regulations, University majors and requirements. Assist with the Life Skills Program.

Prepare academic reports for coaches and administrators of assigned sports, including academic progress, individual grade information, class attendance, University Rules and Regulations, and NCAA eligibility. Inform the Assistant Provost of any academic integrity issues, eligibility issues, and Academic Progress Rate issues.

Meet with prospective student-athletes and their families during official and unofficial visits to campus to discuss the goals, vision, philosophy and expectations of the academic support program and the athletics department. Physical Requirements
Not Applicable Tools/Equipment
Not Applicable Application Instructions
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter. About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEO Statement
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link Job Posting Date 08/05/2022 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants
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