The Intern for Academic and Student Services will be responsible for assisting in the day to day operations of the Office of Academic & Student Services (OASiS), consisting of duties such as: mentoring student-athletes, monitoring the academic progress of selected student-athletes, supervising study hall, unofficial initial eligibility evaluations of prospective student-athletes, recruiting, and other duties and/or projects as assigned by the full-time staff. The OASiS Intern for Academic & Student Services is primarily responsible for assisting the Tutor & Mentor Coordinator as well as the Learning Specialist.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but not limited to):
Assist in the process of recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, and evaluating tutors and mentors.
Develop support plans according to OASiS guidelines (academic support, weekly meetings, tutors) with assigned student-athletes
Provide intensive one-on-one academic support services to assigned group of at-risk student-athletes and communicate progress periodically with the Learning Specialist
Oversee and supervise the academic progress of assigned student-athletes and compile accurate and timely reports to provide to coaches, Academic Coordinators, and other appropriate personnel on a weekly basis
Assist with screening, assessment, and evaluation of individual students to determine learning needs
Assist with training for mentors, academic support staff, coaches, trainers and other athletic staff regarding learning development, strategies and identification of learning disabilities
Assist with other academic support and student development programming such as Academic Training Camp and Hurricane Athletes Achieving Success (HAAS)
Have working knowledge of NCAA continuing eligibility bylaws (i.e. 6, 18, and 24 hour rules, progress toward degree) and participate in the eligibility review process with compliance including APR collection
Assist with recruiting efforts by meeting with prospective student-athletes and their families during official and unofficial visits
Bachelor’s Degree and one-two years of experience in student-athlete support services or related field within intercollegiate athletics. Only professionals who have a long-term career interest in Student-Athlete Support Services should consider applying. The candidate should also possess a strong interest in providing academic and personal support to student-athletes, excellent oral, written, presentation, and organizational skills, along with the ability to independently manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines with great attention to detail. Working in the field of student-athlete support services is not limited to traditional work hours or a traditional work week, therefore, the candidate must be willing to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.
A Master’s degree, N4A Certification, experience with GradesFirst software and NCAA Applications.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and the name, address and phone number for three references to: The University of Tulsa, Office of Academic & Student Services, Department of Athletics, 800 S. Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104 or email Christinaemail@example.com fax to (918) 631-3531. The review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled, however for full consideration, please submit all application materials by March 15, 2018. Appointment and salary to be determined, preferably July 1, 2018.
The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.
About The University of Tulsa
The University of Tulsa is a private, independent, doctoral-degree-granting institution whose mission reflects the core values of excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character, and commitment to humanity. The University of Tulsa is an NCAA Division 1-FBS university and member of the American Athletic Conference in all sports, and seeks to provide student-athletes with the opportunity to compete at the highest level while making progress toward completion of a degree of their choice in an environment consistent with high academic standards, a commitment to equity and diversity, sportsmanship, personal growth and development, and ethical conduct.