Director Of Student-Athlete Development

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by Mississippi State University

Starkville, MS 39759
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description
Responsible for the planning and execution of required Life Skills seminars, career development, special projects, as well as developing new programming for all student-athletes. The individual will oversee the community outreach component of the Athletics Department and serve as liaison between the Student-Athlete M-Club, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), and the Athletic Department Administration. The person will chaperone student-athletes as they travel, provide service for, and represent the University in the community and out of the state. Duties and Responsibilities 1.Will perform the following tasks:
  • Respond to all community outreach requests.
  • Assist in the coordination of all mandatory Life Skills events, including career preparation and personal development.
  • Serve as Advisor to the M-Club.
  • Assist with advising the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
  • Maintain a record of all community service hours for both individual and team outreach.
  • Develop and implement additional programming to meet the needs of student-athletes.
  • Prepare summary reports and updates of all Life Skills events to the Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director/Life Skills.
  • Assist in the coordination of the Orientation sessions for new student-athletes;
  • Serve on various committees within and outside the Athletic Department. 2.Represent the Department of Athletics on various levels within the University campus, athletics profession and Starkville community. 3.Understand that rules are a critical element of this position and must adhere to NCAA, SEC and University rules, regulations and policies. 4.Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Department. 5.Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Deputy AD/CFO.

    Master's Degree, preferably in education, psychology, counseling or related area, with experience working with students in athletics or a related field, or a Bachelor's Degree with at least three (3) years of experience working with students in athletics or a related field.

    Internal Number: PARF 497875

  • Reference: 561335236

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