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Academic Strategist

Employer
Auburn University
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 16, 2024


Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number
S3425P

Home Org Name
Athletic Student Services

Division Name
Director Intercollegiate Athletics

Position Title
Academic Strategist

Job Class Code
NA40

Appointment Status
Part-time

Part-time FTE
.25

Limited Term
No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Auburn University Athletics is excited to begin the search for an an Academic Strategist to provide individual and/or small group academic support for student athletes, assisting them in transitioning to the University, developing their study skills, and fostering a learning relationship conducive to the development of the essential skills to become independent learners and achieve academic success.

About Auburn: Auburn was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-for-auburn.

It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions
  • Collects academic information (e.g., course syllabi, exam and assignment due dates, etc.) and facilitates the student’s preparation and planning related to course requirements.
  • Prepares, plans, and develops the semester calendar, daily and weekly goals related to calendar deadlines, ongoing teaching and modeling of active learning strategies, documentation of grades, and verification the student has all necessary academic materials (books, supplies, etc.).
  • For students who have education impacting disabilities, the Strategist tracks and monitors the use of accommodations on a regular basis. All academic information is coordinated and shared with the Learning Specialist and the Academic Counselor.
  • Models and teaches active learning strategies and provides support for the ongoing application of such skills within the context of each class. Collaborates with Academic Tutors to develop best practices related to the student’s learning style and any related learning challenges.
  • Responsible for recording all activities through an on-line, standardized system as well as through regular communication with the Learning Specialist and Academic Counselor.
  • Maintains and respects confidentiality related to the student-athlete, Student Athlete Support Services ( SASS ), and Auburn University Athletics, as well as maintains and upholds professional boundaries related to their work in SASS .
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Bachelor’s degree

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Knowledge in the subject area that is being taught.
  • Skills in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in education preferred but not required.
Posting Detail Information

Salary Range
N/A

Job Category
Athletics Support

Working Hours if Non-Traditional
7:45a - 4:45p, M-F, nights and weekends as needed

City position is located in:
Auburn

State position is located:
Alabama

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date
02/16/2024

Closing Date

EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link for Internal Postings
https://www.auemployment.com/postings/43557
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
    • LinkedIn
    • AcademicKeys
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • DiversityJobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Indeed
    • RecruitMilitary
    • The Tuskegee News
    • Professional organization or journal
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • State Employment Service
    • Social Media
    • AU Job Bulletin
    • Notified by an Auburn employee
    • College or university Career Services
    • I went to the AU Employment Website directly (www.auemployment.com)
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University:
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee within probationary period
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee outside of probationary period
    • Current part-time Auburn or AUM employee
    • Not an Auburn or AUM employee
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How has your experience prepared you to work with students in higher education?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * What qualities do you possess that will make you an effective Academic Strategist?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Have you ever been employed by Student-Athlete Support Services? If you have, when were you employed by SASS, and in what capacity?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have any pre-existing relationships with Athletics, student-athletes or Athletics employees? If so, with whom do you have a relationship?

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * What hours per week will you be able to work? This is a part time position up to 28 hour per week. The Student-Athlete Development Center’s hours of operation are Monday-Friday 8am-10pm; Sunday 3pm-10pm

    (Open Ended Question)



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