Student-Athlete Development-Coordinator of Administrative Services
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
Location: Piscataway, New Jersey
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 21ST3557
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Coordinator of Administrative Services for The Office of Student-Athlete Development and Success. The position is responsible for the development and management of the individual and team-based community service opportunities within the Scarlet Knights for Life program.
Among the key duties of this position are the following: Develops and maintains relationships with community partners, must be knowledgeable about campus-wide service initiatives, and foster connections between teams with campus and community partners. Serve as a team liaison for several sports, ensuring their successful participation in and activation of services and opportunities offered through the Scarlet Knights for Life program. Responsible for supporting peer leadership development opportunities through the direct advisement of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), including the oversight of marketing and communication efforts. Advocates on behalf of all student-athletes, setting goals, determining strategies for achievement of said goals, and measuring success. Responsible for the training, advising, and leadership development of all SAAC members.
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of four years relevant experience.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
General understanding of collegiate athletics (Division I preferred).
Excellent computer skills.
Ability to work with various departments and foster relationships, while also having the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Skills in database management and record keeping are essential.
Excellent organizational skills, timely responsiveness, and experience with program development, design, and assessment.
Participation as an NCAA Division 1 student-athlete preferred.
Advanced degree preferred.
Knowledge of NCAA life skills programming and experience in youth and/or student development (at any educational level) preferred.
The Rutgers Division of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 24 intercollegiate sports, comprised of 14 women’s and 10 men’s programs, that compete at the Division I level. The Scarlet Knights are members of the prestigious Big Ten Conference, the nation’s premier academic and athletic conference, after officially joining the league on July 1, 2014. Known as “The Birthplace of College Football, Rutgers hosted Princeton on Nov. 6, 1869 in the first intercollegiate football game, with RU earning a 6-4 victory.