Educate and promote the success and wellness of student-athletes.
Lead retention initiatives with all coaches and specifically engage with coaches who have large rosters to support student-athletes who may be at risk for attrition.
Create, organize, implement and assess student–athlete surveys, exit interviews, data collection and assessments.
Update and track team rosters, analyze and report. retention and attrition data, and develop recruiting projections.
Team with academic advising staff in the Center for Academic Success on academic mentoring strategies.
Manage athletic study hall with Center for Academic Success.
Collaborate with the Faculty Athletics Representative and coaches on the implementation of Academic Camp.
Lead coordination efforts with various departments to enhance the student-athlete experience (i. e. Dexter Health and Counseling Center, Career Development, Residence Life, Center for Student Engagement, Center for Academic Success, etc.).
Lead student-athlete programming efforts.
Support the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
Create events for student-athletes (as required by NCAA legislation) as it relates to life skills to support the overall growth and development of the student-athletes.
Develop, coordinate and evaluate community service and other engagement opportunities for student-athletes.
Attend athletic department events – including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned including transportation of student-athletes, occasional travel with larger teams and compliance.
The Advisor for Student Athlete Success is a full time, benefit eligible, exempt level position. Normal hours are 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, flexible to the needs of the department. Frequent night, weekend and holiday event work required.
Qualified applicants should save and submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor) as one document. Upload the saved document into the online application found at:
AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Required Degree(s): Bachelor's degree
Preferred Degree(s): Master's degree
Required Field of Expertise: 1-3 years in college athletics
Preferred Field of Expertise: Experience as a student athlete/coach preferred
Required Licensure(s): Valid and insurable driver license
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations governing intercollegiate athletics is preferred
Experience that demonstrates ability to exercise sound professional judgment
Commitment to collaborative working style
Strong computer, reporting and analytical skills
Competency with software applications, especially Word and Excel
Superior customer service skills
Able to work efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced environment
Internal Number: 2194
About American International College
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.
AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.