Assistant Academic Support Coordinator
Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Indiana

Posted in Education and Training

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Assistant Academic Support Coordinator Tracking Code876-674Job Description


Assistant Academic Support Coordinator (10-Month Internship Appointment)


September 5, 2022 - May 30, 2023




  • The candidate must display the highest of ethical standards and commitment to the overall success of Valparaiso University Athletics
  • The employee must possess outstanding leadership, management, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills,
  • The ability to work effectively and relate to a diverse group of coaches, faculty, staff, and student-athletes
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Previous work experience as a student-athlete tutor, mentor, or study hall monitor preferred


  • Monitor and track the academic progress of assigned student-athletes through academic weekly meetings
  • Maintain regular communication with staff, coaches, faculty, and primary advisors regarding student-athlete academic progress
  • Connect student-athletes with campus resources such as the Academic Success Center (ASC), Access and Accommodations Resource Center (AARC), Counseling Services and primary advisors, as needed
  • Provide and monitor a study-inducing environment during nights and weekends
  • Teach note-taking, test-taking, and time management skill building to student-athletes
  • Develop a supportive, individualized approach for student-athletes from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, sexual orientation, and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Co-teach Student-Athlete Freshman Seminar course
  • Serve as primary Student-Athlete Development Coordinator and/or SAAC Advisor
  • Attend various campus and departmental meetings and continuing education training sessions
  • Must exercise high-level attention to detail for assigned data entry tasks
  • Other duties assigned by Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Support and Student Services

Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.

All offers of employment with Valparaiso University are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks may include criminal history, motor vehicle reports, prior employment verification, and personal/professional references. If applicable to the position, background checks will also include credit history. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates for employment.

Valparaiso University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or apply for and receive a qualified exemption within two weeks of the employment start date.

To be considered for this position you must upload:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • List of 3 professional references
  • Answer all the application questions

Please address cover letter to:

Liz Jarnigan, Executive Associate Athletic Director

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, IN 46383

Job LocationValparaiso, Indiana, United StatesPosition TypeTemporary

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