Athletic Academic Coordinator

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

Job Description

Basic Function:

The Athletic Academic Coordinator will be responsible for developing and implementing academic support programs that enhance the academic performance and graduation rates to a specific segment of student-athletes. The Athletic Academic Coordinator 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.
  • Serve as the tutor coordinator, including processing hiring paperwork for tutors and overseeing tutor payroll.
  • 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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