Academic Coordinator (Student Services Professional IC) (503272)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Oct 31, 2021
Part Time Education and Training Public Health

Job Description


Position Summary

The Department of Athletics, utilizing the services of over 150 employees, is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at San Diego State University. Currently, there are 19 sport programs, approximately 550 student-athletes, and 17 offices in the department. The offices include the following: The Aztec Club, Administration, Athletic Medicine, Business Office, Compliance, Corporate Sales, Development, Equipment, Event Management/Facilities and Operations, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Media Relations, Strength and Conditioning, Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, Ticket Office, and Video.

Under the direction of the Executive Associate Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services, the Academic Coordinator will assist student-athletes who are at-risk in developing and achieving academic objectives through one-on-one meetings. Academic Coordinators model and teach successful study skills and strategies as well as how to utilize tutorial services on EAB Navigate. They will direct student-athletes to the appropriate university resources necessary for their academic, athletic, and personal success. The goal of the mentoring program is to provide student-athletes with the skills necessary to foster independent learning by monitoring each student's academic progress using numerous resources. Academic Coordinators will take on the role of setting up and leading review sessions for specific classes as part of their duties. Academic Coordinators also provide tutorial service for specific subject courses in which they are competent. The position reports to the Executive Associate Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services who oversees the mentor/tutor program.

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This is a part-time (0.75 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position anticipated to end on or before June 30, 2022, with the possibility of reappointment. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

This appointment is for a 10/12 pay-plan position. The incumbent works 10 months per year and is paid over 12 months, with June and the holiday break (mid-December to mid-January) as the anticipated off months.

Education and Experience

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown below may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Possession of the required knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of one year of experience in professional Student Services work at the entry trainee level. Equivalent amounts of graduate level, job-related education may be substituted for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in related field (or working towards completion of Master's Degree in related field).
  • Prior experience working with at-risk students and student-athletes.
  • Prior experience leading and setting up review sessions.
  • High-level knowledge of NCAA rules.
  • Prior experience as a Division I student-athlete.
  • Possession of long-term goal to work in the field of student-athlete academic support services departments.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,196 per month (0.75 time-base). CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,928 - $3,582 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on August 17, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by August 16, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Jasleen Aguilar at or 619-594-9392.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map