Assistant Director, Student-Athlete Enhancement for Basketball
The Marist College Department of Athletics invites applications for an Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Enhancement for Basketball. This position will assist the Director of Student Athlete Enhancement in offering a comprehensive academic support program for student athletes that focuses on overall student athlete development, including life skills. Travel is required during basketball season, November through March. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. Three to five years of relevant experience required. Valid Driver’s license required as well as experience using Banner. Must be able to work effectively as a team player.
Essential Functions: •Monitor progress toward graduation and NCAA eligibility of basketball student-athletes by providing academic support services •Regularly communicate with head and assistant basketball coaches regarding student progress and needs •Provide life skills programming in the areas of personal enhancement, character development, career readiness, and leadership development •Monitor team study hall on campus and on overnight road trips as necessary •Coordinate summer bridge program for incoming freshmen basketball student-athletes •Participate in on-campus recruiting activities with prospective basketball student-athletes and their families •Other duties as assigned Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree preferred.
About the Department: A conference leader in athletic and academic success, the Marist College Department of Athletics sponsors 23 Division I sports that compete in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) and the Pioneer Football League (PFL – Football Championship Subdivision). In its history, Marist is the MAAC all-time leader in conference championships and overall Commissioner’s Cups, an award that celebrates overall excellence and sathletic achievement. The Red Foxes have led the conference in MAAC Academic Honor Roll for 17 straight seasons. The Department of Athletics is engaged in an athletic/academic partnership to produce varsity athletics competitions on ESPN platforms using students to facilitate these broadcasts. This partnership has yielded expanded coverage for numerous teams, and provided students the tools needed to position themselves for a career in media production upon graduation.
About Marist Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. To learn more, please visit https://www.marist.edu/about
Applications To learn more or to apply, please visit https://www.marist.edu/careers. Only online applications are accepted.
Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER