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Athletic Academic Coordinator

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Chicago State University is committed to diversity and inclusion in our campus community and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to join our team. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provide equal opportunity in our educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, gender, religion, age, ability, sexual orientation or national origin.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S170121P
Posting Date 09/08/2017
Closing Date
Title Coordinator
Working Title Athletic Academic Coordinator
Employee Class Administrator
Department Athletics
Salary Range
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Specialization
Hours Per Week 40
Standard Work Week
Anticipated Start Date 10/01/2017
If Temporary, End Date
Job Summary

Under administrative direction, the Coordinator oversees the ongoing procedures of a program, setting priorities and organizational structure. In order to execute the program goals and objectives, the Coordinator organizes the skills of diverse people, and formulates functioning groups to simultaneously assure the program’s success.

Job Description

1. Responsible for implementing program priorities, setting goals and objectives for subordinates in the ongoing process of a program.

2. Develops systematic approach and maintains efficient and effective daily workflow in an area, and submits reports as assigned.

3. Serves as an integral part of the decision-making process contributing to the goals compatible with the organizations established to implement the mission established by an employing unit or external board.

4. Provides leadership, communicates commitment and sets expectations for staff.

5. Manages human and material resources. Maintains appropriate records. Communicates and follows-up on pertinent matters.

6. Serves as a resources person, referral agent and creates links and acts as a liaison to other campus and community groups, expanding internal and external program development.

7. Formulates and recommends policies governing continual evaluation of programs. Recommends and implements changes based on the evaluations. Resolves any existing program problems.

8. Schedules, assigns, and reviews work within the program.

9. Participates in recruiting and selecting of staff members and appraising staff performance

10. Coordinator will serve as the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Advisor

11. This position requires non-traditional hours and some travel.

12. The Coordinator will monitor academic progress towards degree of student athletes and NCAA eligibility.

13. Assess student athlete overall academics performance and assist with development of Cougar 360.

14. Assist with Study Hall program for student-athletes, including tracking student-athletes in study hall,

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors Degree required.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Education or related field; prior relevant experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Requisite knowledge, skills and abilities of the position include, among others:
• Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, university policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of, or ability to learn, policies, procedures and guidelines established by the Western Athletic Conference and the NCAA.
• Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
• Ability to complete assignments without direct supervision.
• Ability to set priorities and complete assignments on time.
• Ability to operate a personal computer and effectively use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and any similar software.
• Ability to maintain effective relationships and work collaboratively with coaches, students, staff and external constituents.
• Ability to work effectively and patiently with students.
• Ability to work evenings and weekends, as necessary.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Chicago State University is committed to diversity and inclusion in our campus community and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to join our team. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provide equal opportunity in our educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, gender, religion, age, ability, sexual orientation or national origin.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
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    • Agency Referral
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  2. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  3. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference
  4. Transcripts
Optional Documents