Engagement/Academics and Student Athlete Development Assistant
Frostburg State University
Location: Frostburg, Maryland
Salary: Hourly rate $13.25
The following benefits will be available on an annual basis:
•University System of Maryland Tuition Remission program.
•Five (5) days of annual leave
•Three (3) days of sick leave
•May participate in the State Health Insurance programs (medical, prescription and/or dental, etc.) that are available to State employees. Staff working 30 hours or more per week are eligible for the applicable state subsidy for medical and prescription coverage.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 23-902
Frostburg State University Athletics Department is accepting applications for a contractual full-time position working 50% with Assistant Athletics Director for Engagement and 50% in Assistant Athletics Director for Academics and Student-Athlete Development. This position is an entry level position that will provide day to day support in both areas. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain a high degree of experience in both areas. This position will have an hourly rate $13.25 and includes a limited benefits package.
FSU boasts 25 varsity sports (11 men/14 women) at the NCAA Division II level that compete in the Mountain East Conference and the East Coast Conference.
Responsibilities: Assist the Assistant Athletics Director for Engagement and the Assistant Athletics Director for Academics and Student-Athlete Development/SWA with day-to-day operational objectives.
Assist with the development and implementation of an innovative game atmosphere through marketing and promotions that target the increase interest and attendance by student, faculty, staff, alumni, and the broader external community.
Research, cultivate and support community engagement opportunities within the athletic department.
Assist with on-site game day gate operations. Required for home football games, basketball games, and championship events. Utilize electronic and cash ticketing platforms, supervise student-workers, assist with will call and complimentary pass lists.
Must be available to work nights and weekends; weekday day shifts as needed.
Ability to focus in a fast-paced environment.
Flexibility to change and adapt to new processes, with a problem-solving mindset.
Academics and Student Development Duties:
Mentor student-athletes in all facets of their personal and athletic growth.
Help monitor study hall.
Educate and connect student-athletes with academic opportunities and resources available to them.
Develop academic recovery plans for under performing student-athletes.
Develop and facilitate workshops and programs geared toward academic success and life skills.
Assist with the supervision and development of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC).
Coordinate and promote events as assigned by the Assistant Director.
Provide day-to-day administrative support to both Athletic Directors while exercising confidentiality.
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time-management skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proficient in computer operation, including Microsoft Office and the ability to learn and master new computer programs including ARMS Compliance Software and Navigate Academics Software.
Other duties as assigned relating to operating and supporting the Athletic Department.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree. Ability to innovate, stay organized, and interact with college students in a professional manner.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree and/or one year of related work experience. Advanced advising skills.
About the University:A member institution of the University System of Maryland, Frostburg State University is a public, comprehensive, largely residential regional university offering programs in the sciences, education, business, the arts and humanities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered institution that emphasizes teaching with opportunities for professional development and research. About the Area: FSU is located on a scenic 260-acre campus in the mountains of Western Maryland, a region rich in history, quaint shopping areas and eclectic cafes and food choices. The Western Maryland region is considered to be a four-season outdoor mecca of recreational experiences offering activities such as; hiking, mountain biking, water sports, snow skiing/boarding, climbing, fishing, golfing, etc. Frostburg offers a family-friendly college town feel with easy access to major cities like Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, and Baltimore. If you are looking for insightful colleagues, a great place to work and call home in a region with unlimited adventure seeking opportunities, FSU is for you!Frostburg State University welcomes and en...courages women, veterans and minorities to apply and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. FSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify us in advance. WWW.FROSTBURG.EDUFrostburg State University (FSU) has made the safety of our students, faculty, staff, and our surrounding community a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that student, faculty, and staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or new employee at FSU, you will be required to comply with FSU’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required at the time of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement. Employees in the collective bargaining unit are required to follow the agreed upon protocol.