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 for Student Development. This is a full-time position with a salary range of $48,000 to $55,000 with education and experience and includes full University benefits.
The Assistant Director for Student Development will oversee activities related to the Iowa Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, including application and selection processes, meetings, subcommittees, communication with coaches and staff regarding ISAAC goals, etc.; Collaborate with and maintain relationships with campus partners including University Student Government, University Student Organizations, Leadership, Service and Civic Engagement Office, etc. This position retains an athletic academic coordinator responsibility for several teams.
The University of Iowa is an 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 required in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Student Support Services, Academic Advising, or other related fields or equivalent combination of education and experience;
One to three years of full-time work experience in athletics student services or campus Student Life capacity;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Ability to work constructively and collaboratively in a diverse environment, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build trusting relationships;
Experience working with the community and collegiate campus organizations;
Experience organizing and facilitating large-scale outreach programs;
Three to five years of work experience in athletics student services or campus Student Life capacity;
Master’s degree in Higher Education & Student Affairs, Counseling, Psychology, Sports & Recreation Management, or other relevant programs;
Experience working with sexual assault and violence prevention, bystander awareness, and mental health and well-being programs and committees;
Student-athlete advising experience;
Experience working with community engagement and volunteer tracking systems, such as HelperHelper, SWIPE technology, Team Works, etc.;
Knowledge of Big Ten Conference and NCAA Student-Athlete Development programs;
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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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.