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Athletic Academic Coordinator

Work Arrangement: 
Requisition Number:  194469
Regular or Temporary:  Regular

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Date:  Jul 23, 2022


Working Title: Athletic Academic Coordinator


Duke University seeks applicants for the role of Athletic Academic Coordinator. Qualified applicants will commit to the holistic delivery of academic services and evaluate students for tendencies that may affect their educational experience. The academic coordinator with works directly with students to identify and implement appropriate interventions. The successful candidate will work with Football; utilize research-based learning strategies to improve student outcomes with reading, writing, and time management, and counsel students on matriculation/graduation requirements, the course selection, and relevant institutional policies.


General competencies which lead to success in this position: the ability to anticipate issues, properly assess pertinent data, and develop/implement practical solutions to complex issues. A high degree of self-motivation, work ethic, organization, accuracy, and productivity, with an ability to manage time, set and meet deadlines, and independently follow through on duties as assigned; project genuineness and warmth as a service-oriented communicator; anticipate student needs and act to address them.


This individual will be a member of the department's academic support and will report to the Executive Director of Academic Services and the Senior Associate Athletics Director/Assistant to the Provost. To maintain our reputation for quality and integrity, and to inspire confidence in each other, this individual will commit to Duke’s shared values of respect, trust, inclusion, discovery, and excellence.


Requirements: Master's degree in counseling, social work, education, student development, athletic administration, or related field. Experience in academic advising, teaching, or counseling at the university level is preferred. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population of students, coaches, and university partners. To meet the needs of a unique, diverse group of students, successful candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule.


How to Apply:

Interested Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references online at for Requisition Number 194469.


Minimum Qualifications



Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.



Work requires oneyear of experience in program administration or OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE involving academic, instructional or counseling activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events.


Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


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