Job Positions

Coordinator, Athletic Academic Support Program/109150

Categories: Northeast Region 1


University College for Academic Success/Athletic Advising


The University of Rhode Island

Date Posted:

Sep 10 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

BASIC FUNCTION: Provide academic support through tutor hall oversight, assist Academic Advisors/Learning Specialists with execution of individualized special advisement plans for student athletes, assist on an individual and/or group basis for students learning how to register for courses in e-Campus, ensure that student athletes seek advisement from professional/faculty advisors and access services from Athletic Advisors/Learning Specialists at the tier level appropriate for their needs.


Provide comprehensive and consistent communication plan to student athletes on behalf of athletic academic advisors/learning specialists. Assist with special programming under the supervision of athletic academic advisors/learning specialists (i.e. Captain’s programming, Legacy Night etc.). Assist advisors in organizing mid-semester evaluations of student athletes. Oversee study hall operations including guiding tutors in use of TutorTrak. Assist in coordinating and facilitating academic support services such as study skills workshops for student athletes. Assist in the marketing of life skills special events such as fall and spring speakers, seminars and new student athlete orientation. Maintain confidential records, reports, and documentation regarding Student Athletes. Maintain adherence to all university and NCAA policies. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Application Process
Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter.
(#2) Resume.
(#3) “Other Document” – names and contact information of three professional references.

Institution Information

Additional Information

Academic Year, Part-time

Contact Information

Gail Henriques 401.874.2416


Required Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree.
2. Minimum of two years’ experience working with student athletes (may include graduate work).
3. Demonstrated experience in organizing small to large scale programs.
4. Demonstrated strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills (including public speaking).
5. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.
6. Demonstrated computer skills.
7. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.
8. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with coaches, faculty and staff.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Master’s Degree.
2. Demonstrated experience with PeopleSoft, TutorTrak, and Starfish.