50% Operations Management: Provide Life Skills programming to address the various needs within the following areas: academic, personal development, service, and the career development commitment; Manage the daily operations of diversity, inclusion, civic engagement and career development programming; Regularly assess programmatic initiatives to ensure effectiveness Develop, plan, and implement career development programs that will address and articulate the four year career timeline; Recruit potential employers to develop and promote internships and job opportunities for student-athletes; Create and maintain a career development library/information center; Develop programmatic initiatives that celebrate and affirm diversity on an annual basis; Create, modify, and update a calendar of events; Provide developmental support to the academic and student affairs team within the Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes (CCACSA); Ensure that all programming is dedicated to improving the welfare and personal development of all student-athletes; Coordinate annual events to educate and honor student-athletes.
20% Student Support: Provide career coaching to student-athletes and alumni; Assist student-athletes in resume and cover letter development; Assist student-athletes with graduate school preparation and the job search process; Assist with programming for Summer Academic Success Program for incoming student-athletes; Promote career development opportunities for student-athletes through various mediums; Create community outreach opportunities for student-athletes; Communicate monthly tips, facts, and messages to our student-athletes as it pertains to personal development issues; Serve as the liaison between student-athletes and all community service programs; Serve as the liaison between the Academic Center for Student-Athletes, Athletic Administration and SAAC representatives.
15% Program Oversight: Develop programming to address the needs of our student-athletes; Collaborate with other offices to provide comprehensive programming; Facilitate and organize all community service outreach programs including elementary school projects, hospital visits, nursing home visits, speaking engagements and national and regional non-profit organization events.
10% Serve as the advisor for the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).
5% Perform any other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with five years of post-secondary experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree. Preference given to degrees in higher education educational leadership, business administration, psychology, social work , counseling or related field
Special or Physical Qualifications: Demonstrate leadership skills and proficiency in administering academic support programming to prepare student-athletes for life after post-secondary education and demonstrate an understanding of student development. Exceptional oral and written communications skills. Excellent conflict resolution, project management, business management, and human relations skills. Must be willing to work irregular hours, nights, and some weekends.
Special Instructions: A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.
Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.
Additional Position Information: Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!
LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.
HCM Contact Information: Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu Apply
Internal Number: R00040652
About Louisiana State University
LSU was founded by the Louisiana General Assembly in 1853. It was founded under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy and was located near Pineville, Louisiana. The first session began January 2, 1860. LSU is a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant institution, and is one of only 30 such universities in the nation. LSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The University includes 9 senior colleges and 4 schools, in addition to specialized centers, divisions, institutes, and offices. Enrollment is more than 28,000 students, including more than 1,600 international students and nearly 5,000 graduate students. LSU has more than 1,100 full-time faculty members and a staff of more than 3,500. LSU Libraries contain more than 3.2 million volumes. The School of the Coast and Environment (formerly CCEER) was designated as the first Coastal Marine Institute by the Minerals Management Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior. LSU is located in Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, a rapidly growing metropolitan area. South Louisiana is home to great historical traditions from plantation homes along the Mississippi River to food a...nd music from New Orleans to Cajun country. As an institution, LSU is the flagship university in Louisiana and leads the nation in knowledge and research of coastal environments.