The Graduate Assistant performs assigned duties and projects in various areas of Student-Athlete Academic Services. This position provides academic and career counseling to designated men’s basketball student-athletes and support to the tutor coordinator.
Duties and Responsibilities of all Positions at UIC Athletics: 1.Adhere to University, Horizon League Conference, UIC Athletics, and NCAA policies and procedures; 2.Maintain knowledge of departmental activities, sports schedules, and procedures; 3.Foster cooperative working relationships with fellow staff members within the Department; 4.Support the athletics department goals and philosophies as described by the Director of Athletics and work to achieve and uphold the department’s mission statement and core values; 5.Maintain a positive attitude toward performing job duties and in working with other staff members; 6.Always exhibit professional decorum while representing UIC Athletics, including routine events and meetings that occur outside of the office and on the road.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Position: 1.Assists Student-Athlete Academic Services (SASS) with timely completion of projects/assignments, with acute attention to detail; 2.Provide high quality customer service to internal and external customers; 3.Maintain confidentiality with office and team related issues; 4.Assist in the day-to-day operations of SAAS and men’s basketball academics; 5.Provide academic counseling to student-athletes in areas including study skills, time management, organizational skills, and methods for choosing balanced schedules, factoring in the demands of classes, practicing, competing, and eligibility standards; 6.Provide support to designated at-risk student-athletes; 7.Assist with the Tutor Coordinator with support and/administrative tasks; 8.Assist with occasional recruiting activities and functions as instructed by academic support staff; 9.Assist with academic support requests, coordination, and completion of projects assigned by the Associate Athletic Director and advisors in SAAS; 10.Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in an appropriate discipline;
Acceptance into a UIC graduate program;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Excellent organizational skills;
Great attention to detail;
Intent to work in the field of student-athlete support services;
Experience in Athletics
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Internal Number: 142719
About University of Illinois at Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is a nationally competitive Division I program serving nearly 300 student athletes in 18 sports, which have won numerous conference championships and awards for both academic excellence and community engagement.
The aim of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is to project the University’s image as a national competitor in athletics while enriching the lives of student-athletes by providing opportunities for physical, intellectual and social growth. As a Division I athletic program in a major city with highly competitive programs, UIC’s athletic mission is to attract top notch student-athletes reflecting the rich tradition of our students’ competitive work ethic and the campus’ ethnic and gender diversity.
The Department’s goal is to win conference championships regularly and to be nationally competitive in men’s and women’s sports each year while demonstrating high standards of sportsmanship and ethical conduct. The University provides student-athletes with academic assistance to enhance opportunities for graduation, creates an enthusiastic arena in which student-athletes compete and showcase UIC’s winning team through effective media coverage.