The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Student Welfare & Development Program Coordinator.
Applications will be accepted until 8/8/2017.
Notre Dame Athletics strives to help student-athletes maximize their potential as students, athletes and as people. To execute this vision, Student Welfare and Development works collaboratively with coaches and sports performance professionals to support student-athletes as they develop the skills needed to excel in the high performance sports environment while also developing a portfolio of transferable skills and experiences that will benefit their future lives and careers beyond competition. The Program Coordinator for Student Welfare and Development will be responsible for:
Developing, coordinating, and implementing requisite, elective and complementary programs designed for student-athletes in the following key areas: Personal and Leadership development, Character development, Camaraderie building, Community involvement, and Career and Professional development;
Building ongoing rapport and strong relationships with students, teams, coaches, sports performance professionals, campus and community partners;
Responding to student-athlete needs/concerns and providing guidance where appropriate;
Developing informational, educational and promotional materials through social media, graphics, photo and video content;
Conducting information sessions with current student-athletes, prospective student-athletes and families;
Advising student-athlete leadership and interest groups dependent on expertise and experience level;
Advising student-athletes in one-on-one, group and team settings.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Proficient in the use of word processing, spreadsheets, email and internet computer applications. Proficient in the use of social media and video. Passion for supporting the total development of student-athletes. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact and build relationships with all levels of University administration, staff, coaches, student-athletes and various other on/off-campus groups. Ability to manage multiple priorities and take a project from idea to implementation. Demonstrated ability to collaborate. Seeks and receives feedback well. Positive, team player.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in communication, sports management/athletics administration, counseling or related field preferred.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual "Great Colleges to Work For" survey...and we are proud of it!
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S17668. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.