Athletic Academic Coordinator - Football

  • University of Wyoming - Athletics
  • Laramie, Wyoming
  • Feb 22, 2023
Full time Administrative

Job Description

Basic Function

The Athletic Academic Coordinator for football and/or other sports as assigned, will be responsible for developing and implementing academic support programs that enhance the academic performance and graduation rates of student-athletes. The Athletic Academic Coordinator for football and/or other sports as assigned will work closely with coaches and support staff to ensure student-athletes receive the necessary academic guidance to succeed in their academic pursuits.  


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Work with student-athletes regarding academic performance, class/major selection, developing a graduation plan, time management, goal setting, career planning, learning and study strategies, test taking, note taking and other skills necessary for academic success.
    • Develop strong and professional working relationships with student-athletes to encourage the value of education and the development of self-reliance, self-confidence, empowerment, and intrinsic motivation.
    • Maintain accurate and current student files for assigned athletes.
    • Manage all working relationships including open and consistent contact with student-athletes, coaches, staff, administrators and faculty.
    • Identify students with diverse learning styles and meet with them to develop an effective academic success plan.
    • Assist with recruiting and new student-athlete summer orientation activities.
    • Represent athletic department on select campus committees.
    • Complete other projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant AD


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Attention to detail.
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
    • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.
    • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills and ability to mentor these skills.
    • Ability to work weekends and evening hours on occasion.



Education:  A bachelor’s degree

Experience: At least two years of experience in sports administration, academic advising or related student services field (preferably at the Division I BCS level)




Further consideration will be given to those applicants who possess:
• A Master’s Degree
• Effective time management and communication skills
• A working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
• Experience working with diverse populations
• Experience working with students with diverse learning styles
• Experience with student information systems
• Ability to demonstrate sound decision making and problem skills





Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume, and contact information for three work-related references.


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