Anticipated salary will be $4,691 - $5,629 per month plus excellent paid benefits. Salary will depend on the qualifications of the successful finalist. (Full SSP III range: $4,691 - $6,683 per month)
Provide leadership and oversight of student-athlete eligibility to include initial, transfer and continuing eligibility with proper progression toward degree. Collaborate with Enrollment Services to determine NCAA eligibility for continuing students and transfer students. Computes electives, satisfactory progress towards degree and monitor student-athlete eligibility. Collaborate with coaching staff to monitor academic progress and NCAA eligibility of their student-athletes. Collaborate with Admissions and Outreach on entrance requirements and late admission evaluations. Provide thorough knowledge of entrance requirements for freshman and transfer students and advise coaches as necessary. Establish student-athlete tutoring program and provide supervision/guidance to ensure success of all student-athletes and those who are at-risk. Partner with the Compliance Coordinator in conducting weekly 12-unit verifications for student-athletes. Identify term and annual grade point information for all student-athletes and athletic teams for eligibility and academic awards. Conduct regular athletic team meetings with compliance officer and share information on format of NCAA and campus eligibility, progress toward degree requirements, campus support services, and study hall requirements. Act as a liaison in collaboration with other university departments, support programs, and faculty as well as the Academic Success Center. Coordinate the annual Presidential Scholar Athlete award ceremony. Includes all event planning, invitations/certificates, and coordinating with Academic Affairs and/or Presidents Office. Provide leadership and oversight to the student-athlete academic advising program. Serve as liaison between first year advising and the athletic department. Attend New Student Orientation to assist in advising and registration. Coordinate and enroll all new/incoming student schedules for their first term of enrollment. Advise student-athletes in determining appropriate coursework in compliance with NCAA rules. Provide academic advising to student-athletes; transfer evaluation review; course selection and registration assistance to new and continuing student-athletes. Work closely with at-risk student-athletes to assist them in meeting progress toward degree. Provide comprehensive advising to assist student-athletes to identify their academic problems, evaluate them realistically, and deal with their aptitudes and abilities as related to their particular needs. Conducts grade checks for student-athletes and coordinates distribution to coaches. Provide academic, learning or career-related advising on an individual or small group basis to all students. Work closely with Faculty Athletic Representative. Collaborate with campus departments including Advising Service Center, Learning Commons, Financial Aid, Library, and Enrollment Services. Act as liaison to resolve conflicts with coaches, student-athletes, and other Athletic Department personnel regarding the academic achievement of all student-athletes. Meet with recruits to discuss NCAA eligibility rules and academic support programs. Provide academic, learning or career-related advising on an individual or small group basis to student athletes. Work collaboratively with campus faculty to ensure student-athlete success in the classroom. Supervise, recruit, and train student assistants and graduate interns to assist with study hall monitoring, academic support presentations, and other duties. Maintain current knowledge of courses, majors, prerequisites, general education and graduation requirements, university procedures, rules and regulations and other student services. Review and analyze existing department policies/procedures and suggest appropriate modifications, as needed. Utilize computer technology to maintain detailed and current records on each assigned student, including a program of study outline, general education evaluation, quarterly academic progress, advising contacts, referral, and test scores. Establish, implement and maintain program procedures to ensure uniformity. Manage records for integrity, accuracy, consistency and decision making. Monitor each student-athletes’ academic progress and maintain regular contact. Other duties as assigned.
Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing, and conflict resolution where such are job-related.
Experience: Equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. (A master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.)