Student Development Specialist I - Athletic Academic Center

Texas State University - San Marcos, TX (30+ days ago)4.4


San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Student Development Specialist I - Athletic Academic Center

Job Number: 2018366

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.
Bachelor's degree
Employment background demonstrating experience with teaching / tutoring / coaching in higher education
Experience working in a higher education environment
Previous experience in intercollegiate athletics, athletic certification / compliance, and/or academic advising
Detail-oriented

Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree and / or graduate coursework in student personnel, counseling, higher education administration, sports leadership, or a related field
1-3 year's experience working with student-athletes in a large, NCAA Division One setting
Previous employment experience in an athletic academic program or environment
Familiarity with NCAA eligibility and Academic Performance Progress
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience working with culturally diverse populations

Job Description
The Student Development Specialist I for the Athletic Academic Center in University College reports to the Assistant Dean of University College and Director of Athletic Academic Center at Texas State University. The Student Development Specialist II (SDS II) is responsible for providing services to student athletes enhancing their academic success while monitoring their compliance with institutional and NCAA standards for performance.

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH:
1. RESUME
2. GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT, WELL-WRITTEN COVER LETTER ADDRESSING YOUR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB
3. ONE LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FROM CURRENT OR PREVIOUS EMPLOYER OR COLLEAGUE.

NOTE: NO INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED.

Normal Work Days: M-F, some Saturdays and Sundays

Job Duties
The SDS I will plan, implement, and monitor assigned student athlete academic support, adjustment, and recognition programs in the AAC. S/he will assist with academic progress issues and record-keeping, under the supervision of the Assistant Dean | Director. Key duties include:
Provide services to student-athletes in assigned sports;
Coordinate delivery of services to student-athletes;
Monitor academic performance and academic progress, including maintaining accurate and continuously updated records;
Monitor NCAA initial and continuing eligibility requirements and Academic Performance;
Serve as a liaison to coaches, faculty, and staff;
Assist with planning and conducting recruiting activities;
Present to student-athletes and family members at new student orientation;
Directing students regarding academic success and transition issues;
Provide support to Athletic Certification and Compliance personnel; ;
Conduct event and yearly assessment of programs and activities;
Assist with student-athlete recognition activities;
Provide Study Hall supervision;
Perform other duties as assigned.
The SDS I will routinely apply knowledge of professional best practices to department programs and services; work within Texas State and departmental policies and guidelines; exercise high levels of collaboration with other units university-wide; and make general decisions based upon knowledge and experience, and communicate those decisions to appropriate personnel.

Additional Information to Applicants

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH:
1. RESUME
2. GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT, WELL-WRITTEN COVER LETTER ADDRESSING YOUR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB
3. ONE LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FROM CURRENT OR PREVIOUS EMPLOYER OR COLLEAGUE.

NOTE: NO INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED.

Normal Work Days: M-F, some Saturdays and Sundays

Posting NoticesYOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME, COVER LETTER AND LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION TO YOUR APPLICATION.
Legal and Required Notices
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State?
Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses
An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you'll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

For full application instructions and position description, visit https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/22492

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