Athletic Academic Coach (510791)
The California State University
San Jose
hace 1 día

Description : Job Summary

Job Summary

Reporting to the Associate Director of Student Athlete Success Services (SASS), the Athletic Academic Coach provides academic coaching, counseling, analysis, and assessment to student-athletes.

  • The coach also supports students in helping them understand and California State University (CSU), San José State University (SJSU) requirements relating to their degree requirements;
  • and Mountain West Athletic Conference, and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athletic requirements. The Athletic Academic Coach develops, coordinates, implements, and assesses academic support and other retention services and programs for student-athletes in accordance with University policies, NCAA, and athletic conference rules and regulations.

    The functions and responsibilities of this position include serving as a liaison to the coaching staff of assigned teams and assisting with the development and monitoring of academic support programs of the Gadway and YUH Academic Centers.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement an asset-based and strengths-based approach while using a case management strategy to establish a working relationship that includes regular meetings, careful documentation, tracking of student progress, and assessment of student success
  • Reinforce college-based and other success centers’ orientation of students to their academic requirements (MyProgress, Catalog), academic planning tools (MyPlanner, Roadmap), and campus resources
  • In conjunction with college and other student success centers, monitor academic progress by leveraging early support systems EAB Navigate (Spartan Connect) progress reports and implement systems that offer timely interventions to support student needs
  • Participate in college and university-wide programs and events that support student success to ameliorate equity gaps
  • Update student athletes’ data on official records, and collaborate with Undergraduate Admissions and the Academic Eligibility Coordinator to monitor all student athletes’ continuous eligibility to practice and compete in intercollegiate sports
  • Prepare and submit regular reports on progress and status of SASS programming
  • Interpret and explain policies to staff members and provide clarification on policies and procedures to SJSU offices and representatives from other colleges and departments
  • Provide support to students by communicating with coaches and other Department of Athletics staff as needed to support academic performance
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Basic principles of individual and group behavior, and techniques and methods of interviewing / connecting with students for the purposes of effective holistic academic student support
  • Strong coaching skills, including demonstrated excellence in active listening and in helping individuals with problem identification, problem solving, conflict resolution, decision making, and use of campus resources
  • Ability to advise students individually or in groups on routine matters, and general knowledge of principles of individual and group behavior
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational and programming skills
  • Establish trust and a strong working relationship with college students
  • Required Qualifications

  • Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate coursework in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related
  • Three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. A master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience.
  • A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling

    Preferred Qualifications

  • NCAA knowledge and experience in the academic support of student-athletes and athletic academic eligibility
  • Written communication skills with a strong customer service background in a student-athlete focused educational setting with collegiate coaches, faculty and staff
  • Experience in CSU / SJSU General Education and overall undergraduate degree requirements
  • Experience with PeopleSoft and / or customer service based technology systems
  • Compensation

    Classification : Student Services Professional III

    Anticipated Hiring Range : $4,891 / month - $5,190 / month

    Salary Range : $4,691 / month - $6,683 / month

    San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the .

    Application Procedure

    Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents :

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • All applicants must apply within the specified application period : February 14, 2022 through March 1, 2022. This position is open until filled;
  • however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

    University Personnel

    CSU Vaccination Policy

    The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.

    Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment.

    The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to .

    Additional Information

    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and / or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

    Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

    The standard background check includes : criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and / or credit check may be required.

    All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting.

    SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.

    SJSU IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS. (e.g. H1-B VISAS)

    All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    Equal Employment Statement

    San José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

    This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

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