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The Auburn University Athletics Department is currently accepting applications for the following positions. Apply online at AUemployment.com unless otherwise stated in the position description. If you need assistance, please contact Auburn's Department of Human Resources at (334) 844-4145 or your local state employment service office.


Position: Volunteer Assistant Coach

Auburn Athletics Department Volleyball is seeking candidates for a Volunteer Assistant Coach.

Duties as the Volunteer will include:
  • Assist with practice planning, practice set up, and the facilitation of drills within practice
  • Assist with scouting and match preparation
  • Assist with operational and office duties as needed
  • Understand and follow all NCAA and SEC rules and guidelines as it relates to performing duties as the Volunteer
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach

All offers of employment are contingent on the candidate passing an SEC/NCAA background check.

Interested candidates are required to email a resume and references to Alex Wilharm at akw0040@auburn.edu


Position: Specialist II, Athletic Digital Media & Publisher

Position Summary: Auburn University Athletics is seeking candidates for the Specialist, Athletic Digital Media II position. Working with the Strategic Communications team, this position assist in oversight of all aspects of digital communications for the Athletics Department including, but not limited to developing and implementing the department's strategic digital communication strategic plan.

The candidate should be a creative and motivated individual eager for hands-on experience in the area of digital and social media. Responsibilities include collaborating on content and scheduling of messaging; conducting research to support content strategies; tracking metrics for the Official Auburn Athletics' social media profiles on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Periscope etc.; posting content to aforementioned social spaces; helping facilitate in-game social initiatives; other duties as assigned. Excellent communication and organizational skills as well as a proficiency in graphic design and recording and editing video are a plus. Self-starters who are active in social media and other digital spaces themselves are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have knowledge of digital media tools and platforms.

Minimum Qualifications: Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Graphic Design, Website Design, Industrial Design, Sports Management, or a relevant field; plus, two (2) years experience in digital media operations. Employer will consider advanced degree's in lieu of experience.

Knowledge of media, media relations concepts and principles, print and electronic media outlets, and accurate writing skills.

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach the following: cover letter, resume and professional references. Only complete applications will be accepted for review.

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required.

Desired Qualifications: Desired qualifications include: experience as the primary website contact for a collegiate athletic program; audio/video editing; web analytics; excellent partner-facing communication skills, both interpersonal and written; very high-level of accuracy; keen attention to detail and problem solving capabilities; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects and tight deadlines; ability to convert images for online use; and knowledge of Netitor, Photoshop, ImageReady, Stat Crew, Flash, HTML editing software.

Requisition Number: 27657

Review Date: 05-10-2018


Position: Learning Specialist Athletics (Two Positions)

Position Summary: Auburn University Athletics is seeking candidates for Learning Specialist (Athletics). Working with the Senior Associate Athletics Director, Student-Athlete Support Services, this position will develop and implement integrated plans comprised of programs and services designed to provide structured assistance to academically at-risk student-athletes.

Responsible for providing and overseeing proactive, sustained, individualized support to enhance student success and develop independent and self-motivated learners in an effort to support the mission and goals of Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS).

The successful candidate will serve as part of a comprehensive team in Student-Athlete Support Services. SASS promotes, assists, and provides counsel to Auburn University student-athletes in the areas of academics and eligibility.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Develop and implement data driven programs and services designed to meet the unique needs of at-risk student-athletes to increase retention and graduation. This includes development of individual learning plans and incorporating the efforts of Mentors and Tutors following industry best practices as well as the development of innovative strategies.

Oversight, development, implementation and assessment of programmatic and training initiatives while serving as a resource to SASS staff including Academic Counselors, Mentors, and Tutors in order to ensure service providers are equipped with the skills and techniques required to best serve at-risk student-athletes.

Serves as a liaison between SASS and the Office of Accessibility as well as the external screening and diagnostic service providing additional assessment of at-risk student-athletes. This includes advocating for students when needed in regards to the process beginning with an intake and initial assessments through diagnosis and utilization of accommodations.

Design and oversight of a comprehensive summer bridge program that begins to acclimate students to the rigor of college, while also strategically providing needed remediation in the areas of math, reading, and writing.

Development and implementation of workshops to targeted student-athletes focused on decision-making, time management, organization, self-advocacy, reading, math, study skills, and goal-setting.

Coordination and facilitation of initial screening, assessment, and diagnostics testing of student-athletes, referring for additional testing by an external entity as needed. Additionally, consults and collaborates with Clinical Psychologists and other professionals with regard to interpretation and utilization of data as it pertains to students diagnosed with disabilities or experiencing academic challenges.

Working one-on-one with at-risk student-athletes employing specific individualized learning strategies to enhance academic skill development.

Maintaining confidential records and historical data.

Minimum Qualifications: Entry into the applicant pool requires a Master's Degree in Education, Counseling, Special Education, or other degree relevant to position.

At least three (3) years' experience in;

  1. Providing individual tutoring support, study skills assistance, time management strategies, or other learning support instruction to students.
  2. Experience working with students experiencing academic challenges for any reason, including but not limited to, a lack of academic preparation, skills, motivation, or diagnosed with an education-impacting disability.
  3. Knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures regarding learning strategies; ability to interpret a range of assessment tools; knowledge of NCAA and SEC rules and regulations regarding student-athletes.

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment system and attach the following: cover letter, resume, and references. Only complete applications will be considered.

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required.

Desired Qualifications: Specific emphasis on working with student-athletes in a collegiate academic setting preferred.

Requisition Number: 27548

Review Date: 03-19-2018


Position: Counselor II, Academics

Position Summary: Auburn University Athletics is seeking candidates for Counselor II/III, Academics (Athletics). Working with the Senior Associate Athletics Director, Student-Athlete Support Services, this position will provide academic advising/counseling and support to at-risk student-athletes.

The successful candidate will serve as part of a comprehensive team in Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS). SASS promotes, assists, and provides counsel to Auburn University student-athletes in the areas of academics and eligibility. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: provides advising/counseling and support to at-risk student-athletes in matters related to academic goals, study skills, choice of curriculum, course load, and course scheduling; identifies at-risk students making referrals to other professionals when appropriate; evaluates student-athlete progress to ensure eligibility in accordance with University, SEC, and NCAA guidelines; instructs student-athletes on issues related to personal development; provides information to coaches concerning student-athletes' needs and academic/eligibility issues

Minimum Qualifications: Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Psychology, Counseling, Education, Business, Sports Management, or a related field. Plus 2 years experience in advising or counseling. Employer will consider advanced degree's in lieu of experience.

Desired Qualifications: Advanced degree in disciplines listed above or Juris Doctorate; extensive experience in a higher education setting with at-risk Division I student-athletes; strong knowledge of college student development theory and of NCAA and SEC rules and regulations, specifically those pertaining to eligibility. Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures in advising or counseling. Meticulous attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to interact with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures and across a wide range of ages, knowledge of Auburn University academic policies and procedures or ability to learn quickly, strong organizational and technological skills.

Requisition Number: 27540

Review Date: 03-16-2018

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