The Assistant Athletic Director provides leadership to the Academic Center for Student-Athletes. Responsibilities include: Leading 3 full-time Academic Advisors and multiple student workers; Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Academic Center for Student-Athletes (budget, staff meetings, all necessary reports); Coordinating & monitoring academic success for assigned teams; Partnering with Compliance relating to APR and eligibility; Representing department on America East meetings; Participating in Senior staff meeting; Teaching a freshman orientation course; Liaising with Residential Life, Admissions, Graduate School, and the Registrar’s office when necessary.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in counseling, education, special education, curriculum and instruction, sports psychology or sport related field. At least three years (5-7 preferred) of professional experience working in an academic advising, teaching, or counseling, preferably with Division I student-athletes required. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds are required.
Master's degree preferred
Five to seven years of professional experience working in an academic advising, teaching, or counseling, preferably with Division I student-athletes preferred.
Previous leadership experience preferred.
N4A membership, understanding of NCAA/AEC rules and regulations, and experience with PeopleSoft and Retain desired.
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration submit application materials by April 19, 2021 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits.
Please note the Type and FLSA Status above to determine the benefits offered for this position.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 493332
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