Location: Omaha, NE
Role Type: Athletics
Creighton University
Creighton University

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.

This position provides leadership development, personal development, and academic services for student-athletes through the Parker Academic Resource Center (PARC) in the Athletic Department.  The position reports to the Associate Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Support Services.  

Duration: August 2022 - July 2023

Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Develop and implement leadership and personal development programming.
  • Provide measurable outcomes and information to coaches and admin regarding leadership initiatives.
  • Identifying community service initiatives, tracking participation and coordinating logistics for student-athlete participation
  • Liasion to SAAC and help SAAC deliver on its priorities
  • Monitor academic progress of student-athletes in 2-3 women’s sports programs

  • Assist with all aspects of the tutoring program, including hiring tutors.

  • Assist with new student-athlete orientation and Summer Bridge programming

  • Serving as liaison with campus academic support services and other campus departments

Must adhere to all Creighton University, Big East, and NCAA rules and regulations.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, education, counseling, communication, sport management/administration, or a related degree program
  • Effective and flexible communication skills
  • Masters's degree preferred
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Strong public relations, organizational, and program management skills.

Stipend: $30,000

MLI Job ID: 82

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.