Coordinator of Academic Support for Athletics

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

ID: 7110184 (Ref.No. 22S100041)
Posted: September 9, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

Rider University, an NCAA Division I institution and member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) invites applications for a Coordinator of Academic Support for Athletics.  This individual will coordinate all aspects of academic support for Rider student-athletes to ensure maximum opportunity for academic success. The successful candidate will be the point person for coaches and student-athletes and will direct student-athletes to the appropriate areas on campus for academic assistance.  The Coordinator will also supervise departmental study hall and oversee the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). 

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Prior experience working with academic support services in a University setting.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to build relationships with student-athletes in order to provide structure, motivate, and help them achieve what they are capable of in the classroom.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • The ability to collaborate effectively with a variety of constituents across campus-faculty, academic support services, coaches, and administrators. 
  • Experience working with a diverse population.

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Master’s degree
  • Experience working with student-athletes in a University Division I setting.

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. 

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 387 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.