Reporting to the Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Services for Student-Athletes, the Academic Advisor/Learning Specialist will be responsible for providing academic counseling for assigned teams.
Specific duties include: coordinating and monitoring the academic success of assigned teams, including weekly meetings with student-athletes, coordinating academic reports and communicating with faculty and coaches; assisting with initial and continuing eligibility; teaching a freshmen introduction to the university course, PHED 202 (fall only); compiling end of semester grade reports for ACSA; overseeing the tutoring program, including the hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of student tutors; overseeing coordination of PAAC Learning Support Program, which provides intensive, essential learning strategies for underprepared student-athletes in a highly competitive academic setting by providing proactive, early, sustained, individualized support to enhance student success; assisting with the recruitment of new student-athletes and new student-athlete orientation; and performing other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Counseling, Education, Special Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Sports Psychology or another sport-related field One year experience providing individual tutoring support, study skills assistance, time management strategies or other learning support instruction to high school or college students, with specific emphasis on working with student-athletes in an academic setting Excellent communication and organizational skills Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree Two or more years of professional experience working with student-athletes as a learning specialist, or in an academic advising, teaching or counseling role, preferably at a Division I level N4A membership, understanding of NCAA/AEC rules and regulations and experience with PeopleSoft and Retain desired Tutoring, Teaching, Collegiate Student-Athletes also highly sought after Special Instructions to Applicants: Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins:For best consideration submit application materials by May 22, 2022 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).
Salary:Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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Benefits: UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits.
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UMBC is a member of the University System of Maryland and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. It is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMBC, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMBC, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Further information is available at...: https://covid19.umbc.edu/vaccine/
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