University of Iowa Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Location: Iowa City, Iowa
Type: Full Time
The University of Iowa, Department of Athletics seeks a self-motivated, results oriented individual with the knowledge, ability and interpersonal skills required to serve as Assistant Director, Career Development. This is a full-time position with a salary range of $44,000 to $55,000 commensurate with education and experience and includes full University benefits.
The Assistant Director, Career Development is responsible for career development programing; managing a caseload of student-athletes in designated sports; communicating with athletics department personnel about student-athlete progress toward degree and eligibility; and working collaboratively with university offices and community members/resources that support the educational experience and career preparation of students. This position requires occasional work in the evenings and on weekends in support of student-athlete programming.
The University of Iowa is a NCAA Division I institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 22 varsity sports programs and related events with a workforce of approximately 215 regular employees and 300 temporary employees. Athletics is a people-centric organization that operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy. For more information regarding Athletics, please click here.
Benefits Highlights:Excellent fringe benefit package including paid vacation and sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans. The University of Iowa is a Big Ten, nationally ranked research university with 30,000 students located in Iowa City. A vibrant community boasting excellent public schools, safe, comfortable neighborhoods, affordable housing, a highly educated population, and numerous cultural, recreational, and sporting opportunities and events contribute to the Iowa City area frequently appearing high on the best-places-to-live listings. Go to “Working at Iowa” to learn more.
Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
Minimum of one year of experience in providing programs and services within an NCAA institution student services operation that supports student educational experiences and retention;
Excellent outstanding oral, written, and electronic communications skills as demonstrated through effective and creative presentation/training delivery; review of student career documents (e.g., applications, cover letters and resumes); and delivery of complex and sensitive information.
Ability to work constructively and collaboratively in a diverse environment, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and ability to build trusting relationships;
Demonstrated working knowledge and ability to provide counseling to assist students in course selection and study skills.
Some experience (typically 1-3 years) working directly with a high-profile Division I sports team, in an environment that requires a high level of confidentiality;
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.
Applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a relevant file to the submission.Applications without both a cover letter and resume will be considered incomplete and ineligible for consideration.
The successful candidates will be subject to credential and criminal background checks.
Five professional references will be required at a later step in the recruitment process.
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About University of Iowa Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
The mission of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is to provide the administrative and coaching support, facilities, resources, and equipment necessary for student athletes to graduate from The University of Iowa while competing successfully in broad-based championship caliber intercollegiate athletics. The overall well-being of the participant and integrity of the program are paramount in all that we do. The Department of Athletics manages 22 varsity sports programs and operates under a “Win. Graduate. Do It Right.” philosophy.