Southern Utah University, Utah's designated public liberal arts and sciences university, is a comprehensive, regional graduate and undergraduate degree-granting university. Located in Cedar City, Utah, it is an accredited, state-supported institution with an enrollment of over 9,000 students. Home to the Utah Shakespeare Festival and surrounded by national parks, monuments, forests and wilderness areas that draw millions of visitors annually from around the world, it is only 40 minutes from great snow skiing and year-round golfing. It is located 2 ½ hours from Las Vegas and 3 ½ hours from Salt Lake City.Southern Utah University invites applications for Athletic Academic Coordinator (2 Positions Available). This is a full-time, 12-month position to start as soon as possible after closing. Salary is $24,000+ depending on qualification and experience, excellent benefits.Summary:The Athletic Academic Coordinator will work within the Athletic Academic Program at Southern Utah University to provide overall academic support to sport teams and bolster graduation success among student-athletes. Primary responsibilities include maintaining the current program of academic support, performing academic planning with academically at-risk students, and assisting with academic eligibility certification.General Duties and Responsibilities: 1.Serve as academic support point of contact for several sport teams2.Help to maintain study hall and tutoring components of academic program3.Monitor overall academic progress of student-athletes through campus software and faculty progress reports4.Identify academic needs of student-athletes and coordinate support services5.Conduct one-on-one meetings with at-risk students to develop academic success plans6.Communicate with coaches and faculty members regarding student progress7.Complete evaluations for academic eligibility8.Perform textbook scholarship ordering and returns9.Occasionally travel with sport teams to proctor exams and facilitate study hall 10.Other tasks and assignments as assigned by the Director of Athletic Academic Services
Required Qualifications 1. Bachelor’s degree from regionally-accredited institution OR sufficient and relevant experience in field related to academic affairs in higher education 2. Prior experience working with students in an academic setting 3. Strong interpersonal skills and social aptitude for encouraging student success and wellbeing 4. Ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds and keep personal information confidential 5. Adherence to NCAA rules and regulations, particularly those regarding academic integrity 6. Competency with basic computer programs, including Microsoft Office and Google Drive
In accordance with Utah State Code 53B-1-110, appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.
Preferred Qualifications 1. Experience working in an NCAA Division 1 setting 2. Proven ability to facilitate academic services such as tutoring, study hall, and/or learning disability assessments 3. Familiarity with Banner and EAB Student Success Collaborative software is a plus
Applicants need to apply online at http://jobs.suu.edu (Job # S1600143) or use the direct link at http://jobs.suu.edu/postings/1387 and click on “Apply for this posting”. Individuals are asked to attach, electronically, the following required documents: a cover letter, resume/CV, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.
First consideration of applications will begin June 27, 2017. If you have questions or problems with the application process, contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 435-586-7754. Southern Utah University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is $24,000+ depending on qualification and experience, excellent benefits.
Founded in 1897, Southern Utah University has evolved from a teacher training institution into a comprehensive, regional university offering specialized training, associate, baccalaureate and graduate degree programs. The spectacular 133-acre campus is a beautiful setting for the personalized attention that has become the hallmark of SUU’s education. Faculty and staff alike take pride in making ...sure this tradition continues today.The SUU community has something for everyone. The University is home to cultural, social and athletic activities as the host of the Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespearean Festival, the Utah Summer Games, the only Hispanic Center for Academic Excellence in Utah and 17 NCAA division l athletic teams. Beyond campus, Cedar City is surrounded by many national parks, monuments, forests and wilderness areas that draw millions of visitors annually from around the world. It’s only 40 minutes from great snow skiing and year-round golfing as well as just over two hours away from the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas.The university is a fully accredited member of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and many of SUU’s academic programs have special accreditation or endorsements from the nation’s top organizations. SUU has been recognized as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report, a Top 10 Best Value school by Consumers Digest, and as a Best Value College and Best in the West by Princeton Review. With around 8,000 students and 260 faculty, SUU delivers the type of education found on private school campuses at a very affordable public institution price. Additional information can be found at www.suu.edu.