This position assists in administering Weber State Universities (WSU) Athletics Department's comprehensive academic and development programs to student-athletes to enhance their overall collegiate experience. This position coordinates and monitors the admissions process for new student-athletes for assigned sports, coordinates and monitors pre-registration each semester for football and men's basketball, maintains team rosters and continuing eligibility checklists for assigned sports, communicates academic status of student-athletes to the respective coaches in a timely fashion, verifies all academic eligibility certification requirements according to institutional, Big Sky Conference, and NCAA rules, compiles semester academic summaries on assigned sports and serves as an additional liaison to related campus offices.
In accordance with the principles of NCAA rules compliance, it is understood that any employee who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.
Notes/Instructions to Applicants: To apply, please go to http://jobs.weber.edu and complete the online staff application and attach a cover letter, current resume and the names and contact information for at least three professional references. A reference letter may also be attached as an optional applicant document.
Screening of applications will begin February 16, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
Requires proof of a Bachelors Degree (master's degree preferred).
One year of related experience (teaching, advising, tutoring or mentoring).
Seeking applicants with the following: 1. Demonstrates outstanding oral and written communication skills. 2. Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds. 3. Must have the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with staff, faculty, coaches, student-athletes, and administrators. 4. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 5. Must be able to work in a time-sensitive and occasionally pressured environment. 6. Possess an attitude that fosters a respectful, non-threatening workplace environment. 7. Ability to accept a flexible work schedule that includes nights and weekends. 8. Work effectively with a variety of individuals and organizations. 9. Demonstrate an extreme attention to detail. 10. Must be able to organize tasks and set priorities. 11. Must have total commitment to the adherence of NCAA, Big Sky Conference, and Institutional regulations.
Preferred Qualifications include: Masters degree, previous experience as an academic advisor in a NCAA Division I collegiate athletics setting.
WSU, founded in 1889, is a large public university located in Northern Utah, with over 24,000 students and 1,300 faculty and staff. The University offers a broad range of undergraduate programs and selected professionally-oriented master degree programs. It is located in a spectacular setting on the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains and is minutes away from world class cultural and recreational... opportunities. WSU is a founding member of the Big Sky Conference and competes in 16 NCAA Division I level sports. WSU athletics has a rich tradition of excellence on the fields of competition and in the classroom.