Basic Function Responsible for providing academic and vocational advising services to a specific segment of student-athletes in the department of athletics. Duties and Responsibilities • Work with student-athletes regarding academic performance, class/major selection, developing a graduation plan, time management, goal setting, career planning, learning and study strategies, test taking, note taking and other skills necessary for academic success. • Develop strong and professional working relationships with student-athletes to encourage the value of education and the development of self-reliance, self-confidence, empowerment, and intrinsic motivation. • Maintain accurate and current student files for assigned athletes. • Manage all working relationships including open and consistent contact with student-athletes, coaches, staff, administrators and faculty. • Identify students with diverse learning styles and meet with them to develop an effective academic success plan. • Assist with recruiting and new student-athlete summer orientation activities. • Serve as the tutor coordinator, including processing hiring paperwork for tutors and overseeing tutor payroll. • Represent athletic department on select campus committees. • Complete other projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant AD
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Attention to detail. • Strong interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing. • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills and ability to mentor these skills. • Ability to work weekends and evening hours on occasion.
Education: A bachelor’s degree
Experience: At least two years of experience in college athletics (as a student-athlete or institutional staff) and experience with outreach events or other similar events/activities
Further consideration will be given to those applicants who possess: • A Master’s Degree • Effective time management and communication skills • A working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations • Experience working with diverse populations • Experience working with students with diverse learning styles • Experience with student information systems • Ability to demonstrate sound decision making and problem skills
Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, resume, and contact information for four work-related references.
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