Brown University — Student-Athlete Development Coordinator

Job Description:

Brown University Athletics is currently seeking candidates for the Student-Athlete Development Coordinator position.  Located in Providence, Rhode Island, and a member of the Ivy League, our intercollegiate athletics program consists of 34 varsity teams with approximately 1,000 athletes who participate within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA-D1).

Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete Development, this role supports the holistic development of Brown’s 1000+ student-athletes in all areas related to Student-Athlete Development programming, including academic services, leadership development, career development, community engagement, and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. This role, in collaboration with the Student-Athlete Development team, will be a key component in creating transformational experiences for Brown student-athletes and help them thrive in all facets of their life.

Job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support Student-Athlete Development programming, including academic services, leadership development, and career development
  • Support Student-Athlete Development programming, including community engagement, and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
  • Provide leadership to SAAC and other Affinity Groups, and participate in department, divisional, and university programs and events

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-4 years of prior experience working in a collegiate athletics department, preferably in student-athlete services or administration.
  • Prior experience as a competitive collegiate student-athlete preferred.
  • Experience working with SAAC and other Affinity Groups preferred.


  • Strong commitment to and demonstrated skills for working with and advising students from diverse identities, backgrounds, and experiences.
  • Demonstrated experience in building and advancing diversity and inclusion initiatives for students and coaches.
  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
  • Ability to work with student athletes of color and provide support, mentorship, and resource referrals.
  • Experience in student-athlete academic services and/or life skills.
  • Knowledge of NCAA and Ivy League rules and regulations.
  • Strong organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills with a variety of programs, preferred.
  • Ability to organize and maintain accurate records and files, maintain confidentiality and excellent customer service.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer aptitude for learning new software and problem solving required. Proficiency in word processing, and spreadsheets required.
  • Flexible to change and interruptions, manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as required.

All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA and Ivy League rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the appropriate parties.  Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test, maintain current AED/CPR & First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Division), and attend all required divisional and/or NCAA training/education programs.

Background Check – Criminal, Education, MVR

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

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Student-Athlete Development Coordinator

Athletics & Physical Education

Grade 8

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Full time

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Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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