Coordinator of Student Development, Athletics Department
University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
Salary: $45,000 - $48,500
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: R0048372
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics at the University of Virginia is now accepting applications for the position of Coordinator of Student Development to support student-athletes in various sport programs.
Student development work at UVA is intended to engage students around their interests and goals through advising, connection with opportunities, and designing customized, high-impact experiences. The Coordinator of Student Development will collaborate with other academic and student development staff to execute a comprehensive program dedicated to the holistic engagement and growth of student-athletes through both individualized and programmatic initiatives, with a significant emphasis on career readiness. Other key initiatives include a multi-year Leadership Academy, and robust community engagement and personal development programs. Strategic alignment of unit goals will be developed in coordination with the Associate Athletics Director for Academics and Student Development.
Counsel, coach, and advise student-athletes at all stages of career development, including, but not limited to, academic major and career choices, identifying and securing internships and externships, understanding print and online career resources, and networking and job search strategies.
Organize career readiness events and activities designed to engage student-athletes in self-assessment, professional development, networking, and employment opportunities.
Participate in national and local discussions on career readiness best practices and emerging trends. Participate in professional development opportunities to maintain professional competency in career development practices.
Design and implement initiatives, according to best practice, student needs, and emerging trends to effectively engage student-athletes in the areas of community and civic engagement, leadership and development personal development.
In collaboration with other professional staff, support SAAC and other student-athlete leadership groups.
Maintain detailed records of all activities, events, and participants for reporting and evaluation purposes within the department’s internal student development database.
Craft communications, using a variety of tools, to effectively deliver timely information to student-athlete population.
Demonstrated knowledge of a wide-range of career planning and student development strategies.
Proven effectiveness advising students and an understanding of the unique experiences of student-athletes.
Proven commitment to principles and practices that enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Experience designing and implementing high-impact programs.
Proven accountability for results through reporting, program assessment, and effective communication.
Experience with, or ability and interest to learn, delivering and interpreting personal growth.
This is an exempt-level position with UVa benefits. Employees benefits package highlights include:
Moving and relocation reimbursement assistance
22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off
Parental and Community Service Leave
Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs available immediately
Tuition and professional development benefits after six months
Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year.
The successful candidate will pass a background check.
Anticipated Hiring Range: $45,000 - $48,500, dependent upon qualifications.
Education: Bachelor’s degree.
Experience: At least two years of experience working with college students or graduates with regard to: career planning, counseling, advising, teaching, student affairs, or a related field is required.
Education: Master's Degree in higher education, counseling, or a related field is strongly preferred.
Experience: Two or more years of related experience; prior experience working with Division I student-athletes; prior experience working in student-athlete development at a Power 5 institution.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of NCAA, ACC, and University rules and regulations.
Please do not submit any application materials directly to the Athletics Department as only applications received through Workday will be considered.
Application Process: Please apply through Workday. Complete an application online with the following documents: Resume, Cover letter, Contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, address).
Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. For information regarding the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman.
Physical Demands: This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The University, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a selective public institution known for its teaching, research, and public service. The University of Virginia sponsors a twenty-seven sport intercollegiate athletics program, which includes approximately 750 student-athletes.