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Current WSU Athletics Job Openings:

Academic Performance Specialist

Washington State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is accepting applications for the position of Academic Performance Specialist (Student Services Coordinator/Advisor 1). The Academic Performance Specialist works with student-athletes with significant learning challenges and/or learning disabilities. The Academic Performance Specialist’s primary responsibilities include: academic skill development, individualized support of academic success plans, tracking and monitoring individual progress, and teaching. The Academic Performance Specialist must possess strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective interaction with a diverse population of challenged adult learners.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:  Master’s degree in related field. Evidence of ability to work effectively in a team setting. Three years experience in an academic service area assisting student-athletes with: time management, organizational strategies, self-assessment, goal setting, and overall tracking of academic progress as a focus. Excellent interpersonal skills, good decision-making, and problem solving skills in academic support settings. Two years of academic support experience working specifically with college football student-athletes. Work experience that demonstrates an ability to work with students, coaches, administrators, university programs and staff in a broad range of situations. Experience that demonstrates genuine concern and interest for welfare of student-athletes and the ability to work with a diverse student population. Work experience that demonstrates excellent communication and report writing skills, and the ability to initiate and complete projects with specific deadlines.

Applications are accepted through October 11, 2015. For more information and to apply, please visit WSU is an EO/AA educator and employer.

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