The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Athletics Academic Coordinator to support student-athletes in the Football program.
The Academic Coordinator for Football is responsible for providing academic advising, counseling, and support in areas of course selection, registration procedures, degree requirements, career planning, University resources, and academic performance for student athletes in the Football program. Additional duties include, but are not limited to: assessing academic levels; attending to student academic inquiries; assisting in the resolution of individual academic problems; advising student-athletes on academic program changes; advising and assisting student-athletes in the development of academic plans and class schedules; and developing and maintaining appropriate files and records; maintaining a detailed and current knowledge of all NCAA, ACC, and University rules and regulations related to academic support; establishing and cultivating close relationships with various University offices; and performing other duties as necessary.
The position will remain open to applications until filled. To apply, create an application at: https://jobs.virginia.edu by searching under Posting Number 0620461. In addition, please attach a cover letter and CV/Resume.
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required qualifications include: A Bachelor's Degree and some (up to 4 years) experience working in academic advising, teaching, counseling, student affairs, or a related field. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are also required:
Ability to create and implement effective developmental programming for students at the collegiate level.
Ability to provide holistic advising to a diverse set of student needs, including high risk students.
Ability to work with competing priorities, multiple constituencies, and advocate for students with political acumen.
Ability to analyze course prerequisites, certification, and/or curriculum/graduation requirements.
Ability to evaluate student transcripts and/or records.
Knowledge of collegiate academic structures and processes and the ability to lead and guide Division I student-athletes.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Knowledge of a wide range of learning strategies and study skills development techniques.
Ability to train students and staff in understanding and applying specific strategies to improve/enhance learning.
Awareness and sensitivity to the academic, athletic, and social pressures faced by student-athletes at the college level.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
Ability to gather data, compile information, maintain records and prepare reports.
Ability to analyze and solve problems and use independent judgment to manage and impart confidential information.
Preferred qualifications include: A Master's Degree in Higher Education, Counseling, or a related field and experience working with a Division I-A institution.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications.
About University of Virginia Department of Athletics
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The University, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a selective public institution known for its teaching, research, and public service. The University of Virginia sponsors a twenty-five sport intercollegiate athletics program, which includes approximately 650 student-athletes.