JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for providing academic support to at-risk students.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with at-risk student-athletes regarding study skills like reading comprehension, time management, test taking skills, note taking skills, and general • 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. • Complete other projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant AD
• Attention to detail. • Strong interpersonal 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.
Education: A bachelor’s degree
Experience: At least two years of experience in college athletics (as a student-athlete or institutional staff) and experience with outreach events or other similar events/activities
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
Ability to demonstrate sound decision making and problem skills
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.
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The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.
Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/The University of Wyoming located in Laramie and nestled on Wyoming's high plains between the Laramie and Snowy Mountain ranges is one of the most unique institutions of higher education in America.