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Washington University of St. Louis Student Athlete Development and Experience Coordinator - Athletics - 51833 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule This position is full-time and works approximately 37.50 hours per week during the months of August through May. Position hours are generally 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. but scheduling may vary based on team schedules and department events. Department Name/Job Location This position is in the Department of Athletics and is located in the Athletic Complex on the Danforth Campus. Essential Functions POSITION SUMMARY: The Student-Athlete Development and Experience Coordinator assists with developing, implementing, and evaluating a long-term student-athlete development program and supporting other areas that affect the student-athlete experience such as the Game Day experience and special events. This position is funded through the NCAA Division III Ethnic Minorities and Women's Internship Grant. For the purposes of the grant, racial ethnic minorities are described pursuant to federal guidelines as below: 1. American Indian or Alaskan Native (not Hispanic or Latino): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment. 2. Asian (not Hispanic or Latino): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand and Vietnam. 3. Black or African American (not Hispanic or Latino): A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. 4. Hispanic or Latino: A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race. 5. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (not Hispanic or Latino): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa or other Pacific Islands. Details on this grant can be found at https://www.ncaa.org/themes-topics/ethnic-minority-and-womens-internship-grant. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Work in coordination with the Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Internal Operations to construct a long-term, student-athlete development program including, but not limited to, the areas of career development, diversity/equity/inclusion, community relations, and health and well-being. Provide oversight for programming and event planning, implementation, coordination and evaluation of student-athlete development initiatives as well as staff development related to student-athlete support. 2. Assist the External Relations and Marketing staff in marketing student-athlete development programming and in planning, organizing, and implementation of successful Game Day events. Provide support for special events (e.g. Student-Athlete Awards Celebration, Welcome Back Kick-Off Cookout). 3. Provide support to the Game Operations staff with event operations, special projects (e.g. NCAA championships, University events), and with planning and implementation of the department fundraising golf tournament. 4. Perform other duties as assigned. CRITICAL SKILLS AND EXPERTISE NEEDED: * Demonstrated competency in helping to meet program objectives, working independently, and helping to establish program priorities. * Strong project management skills. * An ability to communicate with and interact positively with students, faculty, staff and the broader University community. * Knowledge in the operational use of computer and video technology. * Ability to develop a safe and functional working environment. * An appreciation of and a willingness to adhere to the NCAA Division III philosophy, rules, and regulations. * Ability to follow directions and accept decisions. * Ability to work cooperatively with a variety of staff/personnel in the Department of Athletics, the University and the local community. Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree. Preferred Qualifications * Master’s degree. * Previous experience working within an athletic department. * Previous experience developing curriculum and assessments. Salary Range The hiring range for this position is $19.56 - $24.96 per hour. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Department Summary Washington University (WashU) is a selective, private research institution that was founded in 1853 with highly ranked undergraduate programs and top ranked graduate programs including the Olin Business School and the School of Medicine. WashU is located in St. Louis, the second largest city in Missouri which has a thriving music and arts scene, unique neighborhoods with distinct personalities, successful professional sports teams, and a host of local owned restaurants and shops. WashU Athletics has a rich tradition of athletic achievement that began over 100 years ago and competes at the Division III level of the NCAA. WashU’s varsity sports portfolio contains 19 programs. WashU’s primary conference affiliation is the University Athletic Association Conference (UAA) while football competes in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW). With an alumni base spread throughout the country, the reach of WashU’s athletic programs continues to grow. Washington University’s Athletic Complex has been fortunate to host numerous national championships, renown speakers, musical groups, and political events. Additionally, Francis Olympic Field, WashU’s signature outdoor facility, has a storied history as it served as the primary facility for the first Olympic Games in the Western Hemisphere. Another one of WashU’s premier athletic facilities is the Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center, which opened its doors in October 2016. The state-of-the-art recreation center has become a highly sought-out destination with over 2,000 daily visitors and 83% of undergraduate students utilizing the space. Please visit www.washubears.com for more information. Benefits This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7. Applicant Special Instructions Please submit the following with your application: * a cover letter, * a list of at least three references, and * a 500-word or less personal statement that outlines your career aspirations and how you want this two-year internship to impact your career. EOE Statement Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Job Title: Student Athlete Development and Experience Coordinator - Athletics - 51833 Job ID: 51833 Location: Danforth - Main Campus Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular