Assists the Associate Athletics Director with coordinating programs to ensure compliance with all University, Western Athletic Conference and NCAA rules and regulations governing the intercollegiate athletics operation, with a primary focus on academics for student-athletes.
1. Advises and assists student-athletes in selecting major course of study, selecting courses, changing majors, adding and dropping class, and developing effective study habits.
2. Monitors students’ degree plans; evaluates transcripts and maintains academic records; monitors class attendance and student progress
3. Monitors academic eligibility compliance with NCAA, Western Athletic Conference, and Lamar University policies.
4. Maintains records on student-athletes.
5. Assists the Associate Athletics Director with updating academic information in NCAA Compliance Assistant Software.
6. Assists the Associate Athletics Director with the review of transcripts and eligibility requirements for prospective student-athletes.
7. Compiles necessary documentation for academic eligibility each semester.
8. Recognizes and promotes the best interest of the student-athletes both academically and athletically.
9. Assists the Associate Athletics Director and Coaches in the process of recruiting prospective student-athletes.
Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree required. * 1-2 years athletic academic advising experience preferred * Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite required
Strict adherence to established NCAA, Western Athletic Conference, Texas State University System and Lamar University rules and regulations. A violation of these rules and regulations can lead to disciplinary action including termination.
Reports Directly to the: Associate Athletics Director
About Lamar University Athletics
Home to more than 15,000 students, Lamar University is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.