University of Alberta

Football Study Hall Coordinator

SS Academic Success Centre

Competition No.  -    S114839844
Posting Date  -    Aug 12, 2019
Closing Date  -    Aug 19, 2019
 
Hourly Rate  -    $27.71 - $37.63
Grade  -    08
Hours  -    20

This position has an end date of April 30, 2020, with a working schedule of 1:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.  

The Football Study Hall Program provides up to 40 first-year student-athletes with a structured and supported environment designed to enable academic success. Run by the University of Alberta Academic Success Centre for the University of Alberta Golden Bears football team, the Football Study Hall Coordinator manages a daily study hall program in the Fall and Winter terms, coordinates subject-specific tutor requests and scheduling, and creates and maintains a positive, respectful learning environment that facilitates student success. This part-time position would be ideal for a responsible graduate student with experience in teaching, coaching, and/or university student services with a strong interest to help new students fulfill their potential.

Duties

  • Manages daily study hall for first-year student-athletes at South Campus, including coordination of study hall activities, attendance tracking, and communication with students and staff 
  • Instructs student-athletes on general university-level learning skills, including academic strategies, transition to university, time management, exam preparation, assignment and paper planning, and study strategies 
  • Develops and maintains a respectful and positive environment that facilitates learning, engagement, and academic success for a diverse group of students
  • Maintains an eClass course that includes study hall resources and announcements
  • Orients student-athletes to university life and expectations
  • Provides timely and appropriate referrals to university student services and resources
  • Coordinates and manages student-athlete tutor requests and schedules, including weekly tracking of activities and related paperwork
  • Communicates effectively and in a timely manner with athletics staff, administrative staff, student-athletes, and tutors
  • Works independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Completes training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Undergraduate degree in education, psychology, kinesiology, or a related field required
    • Experience teaching and/or coaching young adults 
    • Experience with university student services an asset
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Interest in helping students develop university-level academic skills and achieve their academic goals 
    • Proven computer proficiency in relation to electronic records, communication, and e-learning technologies; intermediate or higher skills with Microsoft Suite, Word, Excel, Google applications, and eClass/Moodle preferred
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
    • Ability to interact knowledgeably, comfortably, positively and respectfully with diverse individuals with a broad range of credentials, abilities, and literacy/language levels
    • Ability to travel between north and south campuses as part of daily work activities
    • Knowledge of U of A policies, processes, faculties, and services, including the Code of Student Behaviour, HIAR, FOIP, and the Office of the Dean of Students
    • Ability to triage and appropriately refer students who are in distress
    • Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines and to University regulations
    • Ability to work with highly sensitive and confidential information

      How to Apply

      Apply Online

      Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

      We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

      The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.