The Coordinator will assist Student-Athlete Development staff to develop and implement innovative programs and individualized support services that empower student-athletes to succeed in college and in life. This position will provide individualized and team support to a diverse group of student-athletes including resume development, goal setting and career planning.
In addition, the Coordinator will manage mentorship programs, which allow student-athletes to make positive contributions to their communities. Responsibilities will include direction of board meetings, relationship building, service on various committees, and event planning.
The Coordinator is responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the Intercollegiate Athletics Department, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University of Oregon, Pac-12 Conference and the NCAA.
• Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, sports administration, communications or other relevant field. • One year experience working with student-athletes in an advisory capacity. • One year experience working in intercollegiate athletics or as a collegiate student-athlete.
• Demonstrated organizational and time management skills including event planning. • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to connect with a diverse population. • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team in an efficient manner. • Superior oral/written communication and computer skills. • Knowledge of intercollegiate athletics and NCAA rules and regulations.
• Master’s Degree in education, counseling, sports administration or other relevant field. • Experience working with collegiate student-athletes from a wide variety of educational and socio-economic backgrounds. • Familiarity with career development theory, service learning theory and college student development. • Experience with social media, video, and photo editing software (e.g. Photoshop, Indesign). • Experience in Division I athletics at the collegiate or conference level.