Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Support, Development and Inclusion | Cornell University - Military Veterans

at Herc - Upstate New York

Ithaca, New York

Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time. Cornell University is an NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Ivy League. The university fields teams in 37 intercollegiate sports and provides a comprehensive physical education program. The university is committed to excellence in academics and athletics, gender equity and diversity in its programs, and a well-balanced, broad-based intercollegiate athletics program. Athletics and Physical Education offers a diverse program of intercollegiate athletics competition, physical and outdoor education, recreational services, and intramural sports, plus wellness programs for faculty and staff and fitness centers for the entire Cornell community. The primary mission of the Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) office is to support the efforts of every student-athlete in balancing their academic and athletic goals in conjunction with existing campus services. The services, available to all student-athletes, are designed to support their academic and personal objectives. The programs and services are based on the philosophy that the development of the whole person is of primary interest. At Cornell, student-athletes are first and foremost students, who are highly committed to both their academic and athletic pursuits. Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. The Associate Director of Athletics for Student Support, Development, and Inclusion leads the directives of the Student-Athlete Support Services office, working to support student-athletes in balancing their athletic and academic pursuits on campus while working fully in the context of overall student development in a higher education environment. This position collaborates with other administrators to consider appropriate department services for student-athletes, and then develops, implements, and manages several programs that address the needs of student-athletes and coaches with regard to their overall success, belonging and welfare. The role also works in close conjunction with Athletics Compliance staff regarding student-athletes' academic performance as it relates to athletic eligibility. The incumbent serves as the main liaison between and amongst student-athletes, coaches, recruits, parents, and existing university student and academic support services, to provide integrated and comprehensive support to Cornell's student athlete population. Success Factors Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, always maintaining a professional, welcoming and non-judgmental manner in interactions with diverse constituents. A strong ability to work independently, take initiative, and prioritize in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment in a timely and professional manner. Demonstrated skills in collaborating with a variety of stakeholders, with a commitment to building and maintaining strong and trusting relationships with various constituents including students, parents, colleagues and university administrators. Consistent demonstration of the utmost confidentiality in dealing with sensitive matters. Possess a deep, proven commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with a demonstrated capacity to connect with individuals across racial, ethnic, cultural, religious, gender, sexual orientation, ability, and other identities. Important Application Notice: In your cover letter, please share how you demonstrate your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in your day-to-day work. Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree with at least 3 years of relevant work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in the areas of student affairs and advising Proficient in computer use (word processing, spreadsheet, and database) Experience coordinating services and advocating for support on behalf of a young adult population Demonstrated success in program development, implementation and assessment Willingness to work evenings and weekends. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in counseling, psychology or related field Previous experience working in, or closely with, an athletics environment, particularly within a collegiate setting Familiarity with Cornell's academic and student support service structures. Working knowledge of NCAA, ECAC, and Ivy rules. University Job Title: Student Svc Assoc III Level: G Pay Rate Type: Salary Company: Endowed Contact Name: Cutter Cramton Number of Openings: 1 Current Employees: If you currently work at Cornell University, please exit this website and log in to Workday using your Net ID and password. Select the Career icon on your Home dashboard to view jobs at Cornell. Online Submission Guidelines : Most positions at Cornell will require you to apply online and submit both a resume/CV and cover letter. You can upload documents either by "dragging and dropping" them into the dropbox or by using the "upload" icon on the application page. For more detailed instructions on how to apply to a job at Cornell, visit How We Hire on the HR website. Employment Assistance: If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at voice (607) 255-3976, fax (607) 255-7481, or email at owdi@cornell.edu . For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting. Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application. Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here . This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant. EEO Statement: Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement. 2021-08-20-07:00

Ithaca, New York

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