Student Development Specialist II (S04585P)

University of Texas at Arlington
June 12, 2023
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Position Information

Posting Number S04585P

Position Title Student Development Specialist II (S04585P) Department Athletics Location Arlington Job Family Athletics Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.

Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Job Summary

Oversee and support success of student-athletes. Advise student-athletes academically. Counsel and register students for classes that meet degree requirements. Provide individualized academic support to ensure academic success, eligibility, and on-time graduation for each student-athlete. Assist incoming students with admissions, initial eligibility, and registration. Coordinate some special events and activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meet with student-athletes individually and suggest appropriate forms of academic assistance, monitor academic progress, and arrange other support services such as tutoring, counseling, etc. Work closely with student- athletes and academic staff on campus to ensure continuing eligibility and on-time graduation.
  • Forge effective relationships with faculty, staff, coaches, and administrators working closely to enlist their support and involvement in the unit's academic support services and programs. Communicate academic progress to appropriate couching staff. Work with coaches and respective teams to arrange study hall and tutoring as needed.
  • Work with other athletic academic staff to coordinate study hall and tutoring programs for student-athletes. Compile and distribute progress reports and athletic student group monitoring activities and reports.
  • Develop collaborative partnerships within and across division lines to strengthen ties to academic programs and faculty committees. This includes participation in campus, conference and NCAA committees and organizations both student and professional.
  • Keep coaches and athletic administrators apprised of critical issues policies, procedures, and academic deadlines.
  • Assist coaches with their recruiting efforts of academically qualified student-athletes to participate in Division I athletics. Assist these students in the admissions, initial eligibility, and orientation process.
  • Performs other duties assigned.
  • Required Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree. Two years of experience in an advisory, administrative or educational capacity with college students or adolescent community youth groups.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Master's degree.

    Working Conditions

    May work around standard office conditions. Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation. Use of manual dexterity. Climbing stairs. Lifting and moving.

    Special Conditions for Eligibility

    Knowledge of NCAA Division I eligibility requirements. Experience with PeopleSoft. Experience in university student recruiting or orientation programs. Experience with the academic advisement of student-athletes. Experience or participation in a collegiate athletic program. Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment; excellent interpersonal and group presentation skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff of all levels. Experience working with Microsoft programs for report writing. Experience planning special events and/or activities for students.

    Working Title EEO Statement

    UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants

    Requirement Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree or higher
  • None of the above
  • Do you have experience working in a higher education environment?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years of experience do you have in an advisory, administrative, or educational capacity with college students or adolescents?
  • None/less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 years or more
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
  • Optional Documents

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