The University of Iowa invites nominations and applications for the position of Career Development and Academic Coordinator for Student-Athlete Academic Services. The University of Iowa is a NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and related events with a workforce of approximately 225 regular employees and 450 temporary employees. Athletics is a people-centric organization that operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy.
Responsibilities The primary functions of this position include the creation and delivery of career development programming; delivery of academic advising in conjunction with monitoring continuing academic eligibility and progress toward degree of student-athletes as outlined by the NCAA; and working collaboratively with university offices that support the educational experience and career preparation of students.
Note to Applicant: Please ensure your resume/cover letter illustrates the experience you have that demonstrates the level of proficiency required (working and extensive) for the qualifications listed below. For a complete definition of the proficiency levels, please visit: http://hr.uiowa.edu/competencies/proficiency-levels. Three professional references will be requested now and at a later step in the recruitment process, additional references may be requested.
Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum of three years of experience in providing programs and services within a NCAA Division I institution student services operation that supports student educational experiences and retention.
Demonstrated working knowledge and ability to:
provide counseling to assist students in course selection and study skills;
utilize outstanding oral, written and electronic communications skills as demonstrated through effective and creative presentation/training delivery; review of student career documents (e.g., applications, cover letters and resumes); and delivery of complex and sensitive information.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the educational community.
Some experience (typically 1-3 years) working directly with a high profile Division I sports team, in an environment that requires a high level of confidentiality, such as football or basketball
The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best...-places-to-live listings. Go here to learn more about “Why Iowa?”
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.