Athletic Academic Coordinator I

Updated: 18 days ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 22 Aug 2022

Posting Details
Posting Detail Information

Working Title Athletic Academic Coordinator I
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Is this position eligible for hybrid or remote work?
Research Professional Position No
Posting Number 202201201AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Classification Title Prof/Indiv Contrib II
Number of Vacancies 2
Work Hours/Week 40
Proposed Annual Salary Range $43,500-$46,500
Employee Benefits
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Desired Start Date 10/10/2022
Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 08/22/2022
Description of Work Unit
Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) is part of the Division of Academic Affairs, and reports directly to the Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs while working in close collaboration with Athletics. The mission of Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) is to holistically develop student-athletes as independent and self-reliant learners on their path to graduation, empower all student-athletes to reach their academic and personal potential, and prepare them to become productive members of a global society. The staff provides support for all student-athletes from the time they arrive on campus for a recruiting visit until they graduate. The staff provides resources, experience and knowledge empowering each student-athlete to reach his/her academic and personal potential.
Colorado State University is located in Fort Collins, a city of 151,000. Located 65 miles north of Denver, the city is nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and alongside the banks of the Cache La Poudre River. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with the amenities of a larger city including a strong public school system, various recreational opportunities, cultural offerings, and dining venues. Residents experience a moderate 4-season climate with an average of 300 days of sunshine a year.
Position Summary
This position assists the department by supporting student-athletes to positively impact their collegiate experience, retention, persistence and graduation. This position will serve as the Athletic Academic Coordinator for assigned Olympic sports. This position will also assist with other SASS programming as assigned.
Required Job Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of experience in higher education, academic advising or Student-Athlete Support Services
• Master’s degree in area of counseling, student affairs/services, education or sports management, or related field and at least 1 year of experience working in higher education.
• Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
• Excellent written communication skills
• Demonstrated direct experience working with diverse populations (i.e. race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, class, religion, ability, etc.)
Preferred Job Qualifications
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and connect with students of all genders and diverse racial and cultural backgrounds
• Experience in the holistic development of intercollegiate student-athletes
• Knowledge of NCAA rules relating to academic and eligibility standards
• Proven ability to relate well with students, coaches and university staff
• Effective management, administrative and decision-making skills
• Ability to work collaboratively across the University
• Knowledge of and experience working with computerized student records
• Ability to learn quickly and effectively in a fast-paced, high-stress environment
Diversity Statement
Demonstrated knowledge of, and relevant ability with, culturally diverse communities among potential target and constituent populations.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Academic Coordinator for a caseload of student-athletes and assigned Olympic Sports
• Evaluate academic risk levels and develops academic and graduation plans for student-athletes and monitor their academic progress in accordance with NCAA, conference and University requirements 
• Meet with individual students and maintaining accurate and complete individual files 
 • Implement learning strategies to improve students’ academic performance
Percentage Of Time 90
Job Duty Category Programming
• Serve as a liaison to the Athletics Department for assigned programming responsibilities 
• Coordinate, in collaboration with campus constituents, SASS programs as assigned
Percentage Of Time 10

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Interested applicants should upload a resume, and a cover letter that addresses how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications. 3 professional references are also required. Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on August 22, 2022 for full consideration.
Applicants needing assistance submitting materials may contact Zenaida Herrera at
Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Search Contact Zenaida Herrera,
EEO Statement
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, .
The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, .
The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, .
Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education .
Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks for the finalist before a final offer. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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