The Center for Academic Development of Student-Athletes (ADSA) provides academic support and services to the sports of football, men’s and women’s basketball on the campus of Southern Methodist University. The ADSA Intern will primarily assist the Tutor Coordinator with the operations of the ADSA Tutoring Program. Specifically the Intern will assist and coordinate the day to day operations, daily scheduling, payroll, technology assistance as well as other duties assigned. Along with the job responsibilities of the ADSA tutoring program, the Intern will gain experience in other areas of student-athlete academic support services including, academic advising, eligibility, study hall and learning specialist services. This internship will go for one full calendar year.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitor and track bi-weekly payroll for all tutors
Facilitate and coordinate daily scheduling cancellations and reschedules with tutors and academic counselors
Serve in the role of a staff member in the evenings during all tutoring appointments and study hall hours
Assist in educating and monitoring all ADSA employed tutors
Regulate and maintain all ADSA tutor program resources (i.e Ipads, textbook, Kurzwiel)
Maintain a detailed and accurate student-athlete check-in database daily and report to tutor coordinator
Assist in the communication of any student-athletes who are late or do not show for their session
Monitor the GradesFirst database of tutor session reports weekly/daily
Complete various projects as assigned (tutor appreciation, Tutor quizzes)
Prepare bi-weekly payroll sheets by daily
Participation and planning in tutor training and workshops through the semester
Assist with the hiring process of tutors each semester
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evening and weekends
Assist full time staff members with Kurzweil and Firefly software
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Working knowledge and understanding of collegiate athletic student-athlete support services
Ability to analyze, solve problems and use sound judgment to manage and communicate confidential information
Strong knowledge of Microsoft office programs, specifically excel
Strong organizational and time management skills
Working knowledge of NCAA bylaws, specifically academic fraud, extra benefits and unethical conduct.
Ability to stay detail orientated and prioritize when given multiple tasks at any given time
Desire to work in collegiate athletics, specifically in student-athlete academic support in a full-time capacity
Master’s Degree in Education, Counseling, Sport Administration/Management; or related field
Ability to monitor and identify the non-practice of NCAA bylaws, specifically academic fraud, extra benefits and unethical conduct.
Working knowledge of Gradesfirst
Please send cover letter and resume to Landon Massey and Hanna Axene (firstname.lastname@example.org) by May 18th.
SMU is a private university that employs 2,000 staff and faculty to support the more than 11,000 students. SMU’s tree lined campus is just five miles north of downtown Dallas and offers a unique workplace environment, including historic Georgian architecture buildings, beautiful lawns, landscaped gardens and an exciting campus community. The range of career opportunities at SMU is as diverse as th...e SMU community. SMU seeks to attract, develop and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and students. Employees gain satisfaction in knowing that they are helping, in their own way, to complete the educational experience for a diverse body of countless students. In addition to being a great place for starting an exciting and rewarding career, SMU’s total compensation philosophy incorporates choice, flexibility, and competitive programs that drive many to join our growing and vibrant community. SMU employees also have access to resources that enhance their personal and social lives. Whether it’s hearing a thought provoking lecture offered by the SMU Distinguished Tate Lecture Series or learning to “Pony Up” at an athletic event, employees have opportunities for cultural enrichment and entertainment that are unique to a university community.