Director, Matador Achievement Center for Academic Support for Student Athletes

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Northridge
Categories: MPP, Athletics, At-Will, Full Time

At CSUN we aspire to continually grow as an inclusive, cooperative community! 

CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. As a leader you will have the opportunity to thrive in a community in which our leaders share common traits as identified in our Leadership Principles https://www.csun.edu/leadership-principles. If this sounds like you, you've come to the right place.

 

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President for Academic Community Partnerships, the Director of the Matador Achievement Center for Academic Support for Student Athletes is responsible for providing senior leadership over academic support for student-athletes, including development and management of the academic support and advising program for approximately 400 CSUN student-athletes.  The incumbent is responsible for oversight of all Academic Services for student-athletes and Matador Achievement Center staff members.

  • Represents to the campus community the academic support for student-athletes and serves as a resource to departmental/college leaders and advisors and promote a commitment to academic success of student-athletes.
  • Analyzes and packages data on student-athlete academic trends (graduation rate, APR, grade point averages, major selection, etc.)
  • Formulates and implements strategic plans to assist all sport programs in surpassing Academic Performance Program standards.
  • As a leader, demonstrates a commitment to student success that is mission aligned with the university’s vision, values and priorities. Establishes an ethical and collegial work environment, promoting a collaborative, accountable and inclusive team. Encourages a courageous and resilient solution-oriented environment by participating in new opportunities to further the mission of the university. Participates in developing initiatives that further support the campus mission with a service-oriented and catalytic mind set. Strengthens employees by being communicative and a talent builder that develops team attributes, furthering departmental goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications

  • Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a job-related field. 
  • Equivalent to five years of progressively responsible professional/administrative experience; with 2 of the five years in a managerial role preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Leadership

  • General knowledge of NCAA bylaws and understanding of the educational development needs of student-athletes of diverse backgrounds. Ability to interpret and apply NCAA degree-progress, Big West Conference and University rules and regulations.
  • Strong oral and written communication, organizational and management skills; as well as excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to multi-task, be self-motivated, highly organized, pay close attention to detail; and work effectively in a diverse university, community and athletic department environment.
  • Lead diverse teams to support the operational mission and vision of employers by fostering an ethical, inclusive and collegial work environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to support ongoing improvement through courageous, resilient, and catalytic leadership.
  • Lead varying initiatives through a collaborative, service-oriented and communicative approach.
  • Demonstrated commitment to employee development, recognition, and accountability to further operational goals.

 

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.
  • The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $90,000 to 99,600 per year, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
  • The position is currently hybrid (3 days in office, 2 days remote); however, this is subject to change based on student and/or operational needs.

General Information

  • This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
  • A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • The person holding this position may be considered a 'limited reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
  • Applications received through July 4, 2022, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
  • CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. To learn more visit our Matadors Forward site: https://www.csun.edu/matadors-forward/faculty-and-staff-fall-guidelines

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion,  national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

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