Under the general supervision and guidance of the Senior Associate Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, this position operates with a high degree of autonomy and will provide student-athlete development support in accordance with NCAA, conference, and university requirements.
The Student-Athlete Development Coordinator is dedicated to providing programming and support for student-athletes in the development of their academic, personal, and career goals. This position will devise an integrated plan to include athletic department, campus, and community resources to provide a comprehensive program that fosters the holistic development of each student-athlete.
The Student-Athlete Development Coordinator will work collaboratively with members of the Student-Athlete Academic Support Services team and campus community to ensure content of development programming ensures desirable outcomes and goals. This position will focus on high impact practices that positively influence the retention, eligibility, and personal development of student-athletes from matriculation to graduation.
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public, or business administration or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master’s degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.
Master’s or post-graduate degree in a related field. Two or more years’ experience working in a Division I athletic department engaging student-athletes in academic, personal, and/or career development. Previous experience teaching in a formal setting to include any of the following: classroom instruction, classroom management, curriculum development, and establishing learning objectives and goals. Previous experience with ACS and GradesFirst.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 20,2020 with the possibility of reappointment and/or permanency. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation.
Internal Number: 6931
About San Diego State University
San Diego State University is the oldest higher education institution in San Diego.
Since its founding in 1897, the university has grown to become a leading public research university. Each year, SDSU provides more than 35,000 students with the opportunity to participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an international emphasis that prepares them for a global future.
The Department of Athletics, utilizing the services of over 150 employees, is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at San Diego State University. Currently, there are 19 sport programs, approximately 550 student-athletes, and 17 offices in the department. The offices include the following: The Aztec Club, Administration, Athletic Medicine, Business Office, Compliance, Corporate Sales, Development, Equipment, Event Management/Facilities and Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Media Relations, Strength and Conditioning, Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Ticket Office, and Video.