Description : Job Summary
The Director for Student-Athlete Success Services (SASS) works independently under the direction of the Assistant Vice Provost Undergraduate Advising and Success to develop and oversee robust student support for student-athletes to contribute to their academic success at SJSU.
The Director also collaborates closely with the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance. The incumbent develops and implements student service and operational academic service programs to promote the academic and life skills success of student-athletes.
As the main point person for the coaching staff for 23 teams, the Director for SASS directs, maintains, and assesses the effectiveness of the student-athlete academic and student support services.
This includes researching alternatives for program improvements, directing the professional tasks related to student-athlete support implementation, maintaining records, preparing reports, assessing effectiveness through surveys and other mechanisms and making recommendations.
The Director for SASS manages all SASS team members, serves as the primary unit liaison to appropriate committees and work groups, and manages the SASS operating budget and both Student Success, Excellence & Technology funds and NCAA Academic Enhancement Funds.
Working independently, under general supervision, the Director for SASS provides vision and develops, oversees, maintains, and assesses academic support and other retention services and programs for student-athletes in alignment with SJSU student success efforts and in accordance with university policies, NCAA, best practices and affiliated conference rules and regulations to ensure their progress towards degree / continuing eligibility.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Classification : Administrator II
Hiring Range : Commensurate with experience
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