This employment opportunity is a one-year internship intended to provide practical hands-on experience in the areas of Student-Athlete Enhancement programming and Athletic Academic Counseling and Support at the collegiate level. This position assists in coordination and implementation of Student-Athlete Enhancement programs, including but not limited to: leadership; personal enhancement; community service events; career development events; and maintaining and updating social media accounts for Student-Athlete Enhancement. The opportunity also assists with day-to-day operations of the Hawkins Center, including, but not limited to, counseling and advising select student-athletes, monitoring academic progress, unofficial eligibility evaluations, academic support requests and coordination as well as attending weekly training and support meetings with the Student-Athlete Enhancement Staff and Academic Staff. The experience and knowledge gained through this position will be valuable preparation for a future career in the student-athlete enhancement programming and athletic academic advising fields. This posting closes on March 1, 2019.
Master’s degree required with experience in Student Affairs/Personnel, Sports Administration or other Human Studies fields preferred. Experience working and/or participating within a collegiate athletic setting a plus. Candidates must possess a strong desire to seek full-time positions in the Student-Athlete Enhancement and/or Athletic Academic Services field. The ability to engage effectively with others of diverse cultures or backgrounds is essential. The ability to work a non-standard work week which may include nights, weekends and holidays is required. A valid driver’s license is also required.
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