The Academic Advisor for Student-Athletes will provide holistic academic support/advising and monitor the academic progress of assigned student-athletes from matriculation to graduation and assist with the coordination of assigned academic programs as well as student-athlete development events and initiatives.
Essential Job Duties Include:
Advise and assist student-athletes in selecting major course of study, selecting courses, changing majors, course drop-add processes, and developing effective study habits
Assist in recruiting student-athletes
Maintain accurate records on activities and other department records, using various software and student-success platforms; prepare and present oral and written reports on activities
Monitor eligibility compliance with NCAA, conference, and University policies
Organize study table and tutorial support activities
Distribute reports to coaching staff regarding the progress of assigned student-athletes
Track admission processes for incoming domestic and international student-athletes
Coordinate registration and enrollment process for student-athletes; communicates degree requirements and academic policies to students as well as to parents and faculty
Develop and teach UNIV 101 first-year seminars, a freshman transition class for student-athletes
Assist students in developing a meaningful academic and co-curricular plan within the Jesuit tradition.
Assist in the planning and implementation of student-athlete development events including but not limited to: resume building, leadership/life skills, networking, etc.
Perform similar or related duties as assigned or required
Some evening and weekend work outside of normal business hours may be required
Education/Work Experience: Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Counseling, or related field required and one to two years of experience in academic advising, student services, or related field required
Other Qualifications: - Strong interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written communication skills. Teaching experience preferred - Ability to motivate student-athletes and work effectively with coaches, faculty, staff, administrators and parents - Committed to excellence, integrity, and sensitivity to cultural differences - Ability to work independently and as part of a team - Ability to help students develop an appreciation and understanding of the Jesuit approach to education and the Core curriculum - Proficient with computer applications, general office software - Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations - Must be able to work some evening and weekend hours
Loyola University Chicago is a great place to work! We aim to provide excellent benefit offerings, a diverse, inclusive and equitable campus environment, and a work experience designed to help faculty, staff, and students develop personally and professionally through collaborative engagement. Thank you in advance for your interest in working at Loyola University Chicago.