Academic Coordinator / Football
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This position is designed to provide an individual the opportunity to grow and develop the necessary skills needed to advance their career in the field of student athlete academic support.
Reporting to the Senior Assistant Director of SAASS, the Academic Coordinator will work with a SAASS team to provide academic support for assigned football student athletes. The Academic Coordinator for the Football team will assist in monitoring assigned student athletes academic progress with regards to University and NCAA academic eligibility requirements. The Academic Coordinator will also help facilitate recruitment of prospective student athletes. This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule, to include nights and weekends.
Completion of a related master's degree, active progress towards completing a master's degree, or an active plan to obtain a master's degree.
Proficient in Microsoft Office with the ability to develop written reports.
Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills with attention to detail.
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with various stakeholders in a time sensitive environment.
Commitment to diversity.
Ability to work independently and as a part of a cohesive team.
Working knowledge of NCAA eligibility bylaws.
Experience in student athlete academic support services.
$15 / hour
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
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