Academic Coordinator for revenue generating teams and other assigned sports; coordinates student-athlete development programming, oversees learning enhancement program; mentors at-risk student-athletes; promotes academic success and retention of student-athletes, provides academic advising and monitors academic progress; assists in monitoring continuing eligibility; meets with prospective student-athletes on recruiting visits and provides coaches with relevant NCAA Eligibility Center information regarding prospective student-athletes.
Responsibilities: Academic Coordinator for revenue generating teams. Academic Coordinator for other sport(s) as assigned. Oversees learning enhancement program, including full time staff member and interns. Provides academic support for a large population of at-risk student-athletes. Assists in creating, implementing and decision-making regarding Student-Athlete Services polices & procedures. Supervises (2) Assistant Directors for Student-Athlete Services and a Graduate Assistant. Assists with NCAA continuing eligibility certification of student-athletes for CMU, NCAA, and Mid-American Conference eligibility. Performs program presentations for recruitment of prospective student-athletes and their parents. Advises and monitors academic progress for student-athletes to ensure CMU graduation and NCAA eligibility. Responsible for planning and carrying out student-athlete development programming initiatives and events. Oversees Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree. Two years of full time experience working in a college student services area. Commitment to academic integrity and compliance with University, Conference and NCAA regulations. Positive interpersonal skills. Ability to work and communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse educational and social backgrounds. Ability to multi-task. Effective organizational skills. Strong listening skills. Effective written and verbal communication skills. Willingness to work irregular hours, nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary. Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
About Central Michigan University
Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 19,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the c...lassroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city’s central location in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).