STUDENT ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT COUNSELOR (Intercollegiate Athletics)
University of California, Irvine
Location: Irvine, California
The mission of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of California, Irvine is to facilitate and enrich the education and personal growth of its students through their participation in competitive NCAA Division I athletics. Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to the welfare of student-athletes and staff and advocates an environment that promotes excellence in athletic and academic performance, sportsmanship, diversity, and gender equity. Intercollegiate Athletics also supports the University of California's mission of public service and serves to generate a unifying spirit among students, faculty, staff, and alumni that transcends communities, cultures, and generations.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director, Academic & Student Services, the Student Athlete Development Coordinator will oversee all matters pertaining to Student Athlete Development including but not limited to Academic Support, Career Development, Diversity & Inclusion Programming and Department Programming assisting in personal overall growth and development. Including but not limited to; work a caseload of students that are registered with Disability Services Center and assist with those who may need additional academic assistance. Plan and organize New Student Athlete Orientation, Welcome Back BBQ, partner with Development to Assistance in planning and execution of Scholar Athlete Banquet as well as have oversight on ZOT Games and Annual Life Skills Competition. Help monitor academic tracking for Uni Studies course which is the required course for all incoming Student Athletes and assist in the day-to-day operations of Student Athlete Development. Oversee Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and serve as the primary liaison with Campus partners for Summer Bridge/Uni Studies annual course and syllabi with planning speakers and programs. Oversee EATER ALLY Program which will spread educational information on diverse minority groups with the Intercollegiate Athletics Department and across campus. Primary Liaison with cross campus groups with an emphasis on Diversity and Inclusion. Oversight of hiring and implementation to tutors and tutoring program and monitoring and planning Study Table Program. Will foster strong relationships with coaches, administration cross campus personnel including members of the CARE Office, Counseling Center, DREAM Center, Fresh Hub, Career Center, Cross Cultural Center and other members of the general campus community.
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience/training
1-2 years’ experience at a Division I University preferred
Knowledge of the theories and practice of counseling, learning, human and career development
Knowledge of personal growth and development areas, including critical thinking, effective communication, self-appraisal, self-esteem, clarification of values, appropriate career choices, and leadership
Knowledge of the methodologies used to enhance student achievement
Knowledge of trends and issues facing low-income and first-generation college, underrepresented, disadvantaged, physically challenged, and under prepared students in higher education
Knowledge and experience in analyzing problems and identifying solutions for problem-solving; skills and experience in developing and administering programs
Familiarity with research methodologies and research designs
Knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements to provide for access, health, confidentiality, and safety; legal and ethical issues governing the delivery of counseling services
Knowledge of University, college, and major requirements, policies and procedures, including policies on handling student records and confidential documents preferred
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.