The Intercollegiate Athletics Department at the University of Wyoming is seeking qualified applicants for an Athletics Academic Coordinator for football. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Work with football student-athletes regarding academic performance, class/major selection, developing a graduation plan, time management, goal setting, career planning, learning and study strategies, test taking, note taking and other skills necessary for academic success. Develop strong and professional working relationships with student-athletes to encourage the value of education and the development of self-reliance, self-confidence, empowerment, and intrinsic motivation. Maintain accurate and current student files for assigned athletes. Manage all working relationships including open and consistent contact with student-athletes, coaches, staff, administrators and faculty. Identify students with diverse learning styles and meet with them to develop an effective academic success plan. Assist with recruiting and new student-athlete summer orientation activities. Represent athletic department on select campus committees. Complete other projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant AD. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Attention to detail. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated organizational and time management skills and ability to mentor these skills. Ability to work weekends and evening hours on occasion.
Hiring Statement The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.
Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.
We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.
Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.
Minimum Qualifications At a minimum, the successful applicant for this position must possess:
A Bachelor’s degree. At least two (2) years of experience in NCAA Division I athletics (as a student-athlete or institutional staff). Experience with outreach events or other similar events/activities. Desired Qualifications Further consideration will be given to those applicants who possess:
A Master's degree. Effective time management and communication skills. A working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Experience working with diverse populations. Experience working with students with diverse learning styles. Experience with student information systems (UW currently uses SCT’s Banner system), and Gradesfirst. Ability to demonstrate sound decision making and problem solving skills Required Materials Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume and contact information for three work-related references.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 9651
About University of Wyoming
The University of Wyoming located in Laramie and nestled on Wyoming's high plains between Laramie and the Snowy Mountain Range. It is one of the most unique institutions of higher education in America.
The University of Wyoming is the only provider of baccalaureate and graduate education in a state of some one-half million people and 98,000 square miles.
Combining major-university benefits and small-school advantages, we offer our students a truly unique and quality educational experience. UW stands at the forefront in the exploration of emerging technologies and concepts, giving our students the types of hands-on involvement and one-on-one attention rarely found at other colleges and universities. And we also continue to be recognized nationally as one of the best values in higher education.