Coordinator of Academic Programs & Leadership Development job in Chicago, IL

Location: Chicago, IL
Role Type: Athletics
Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago

McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI): The purpose of the McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative (MLI) is to provide minorities- known as MLI Future Leaders - a jump-start to their careers through practical experiences, opportunities to build their network, and instilling the values of John McLendon: Integrity, Education, Leadership, and Mentorship. Coaches participating in the initiative are Ambassadors of the program and will serve as mentors to the Future Leaders on their campuses. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree to apply.

Duration: August 2022 - May 2023

Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Provide program management and coordination concerning community engagement for student-athletes and department initiatives
  • Work closely with student groups, campus, community, businesses and non-profit organizations to develop, design, facilitate service-learning opportunities, programs and special events
  • Assist, create, and manage the planning and execution of academic and student-athlete development programs
  • Oversee academic support for select athletic teams and student-athletes
  • Other duties as assigned

Must adhere to all Loyola University Chicago,  Atlantic 10 & NCAA rules and regulations.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Effective and flexible communication skills

Stipend: $30,000

MLI Job ID: 102

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.