Arizona Rugby and Campus Recreation are seeking a highly motivated individual to assist with operations for the Fall 2019 semester, specifically in coordinating academic progress and campus onboarding for both the Men’s and Women’s programs. The Campus Liaison should be prepared to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and highly collaborative environment, with renewability available based on performance.
Both of Arizona Rugby’s programs support’s the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate chosen for this position will be expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and university.
Students will be eligible for 3 units of TLS 393 internship credit (counts towards upper division units) for this Fall 2019. Attached to this email is a position description. If you are interested, please contact Sean Duffy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is Friday, September 20, 2019.
Duties & Responsibilities
Academic Progress (70%)
-Overseeing a caseload of approximately 50 freshmen and sophomore student athletes across the Men’s and
Women’s programs for the fall 2019 semester.
-Monitoring evening study halls for both the Men’s and Women’s programs (up to four per week)
-Provide guidance and support to assist in transition and improvement of study skills/habits
-Developing academic support plans, especially for at-risk student athletes and those traveling with the team
-Fostering and improving skills and strategies for academic success including but not limited to: organization,
notetaking, test prep, reading comprehension, writing fluency, and time management.
-Referring student athletes to campus resource and programs
Campus Support (20%)
-Onboarding of freshmen and transfers to start fall 2019 semester.
-Educating on vital campus aspects, including but not limited to D2L, UAccess, Office of the Registrar, UA Police,
Residence Life, Campus Health, Counseling & Psychological Services, Disability Resource Center, and the SALT
-Assistance in course selection to satisfy general education requirements to supplement academic advisors.
-Prepare biweekly reports for Director in support of program’s overall academic progress
-Filing of both Campus Recreation and USA Rugby academic certification paperwork
-Additional duties as assigned.
-Excellent interpersonal skills.
-Previous experience in education, tutoring, or work with high school/college students.
-Must be available to work 9-11 hours per week.
-Attend all team study hall sessions.
-Junior, Senior, or student in final academic year at the University of Arizona
-Tutoring experience at high school or collegiate level
-Experience with instructional technology such as D2L, UAccess, and other campus resources.
-Proven ability to relate well with students, coaches, and university staff