Assistant Athlectic Director for Mastodon Academic Performance Center
Purdue University Fort Wayne
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Required Education: Masters
Internal Number: 22294
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Purdue University Fort Wayne (PFW) seeks to develop and nurture its diversity. PFW is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect. We strive to add hardworking people to our team and we are currently seeking an Assistant Athletic Director for Mastodon Academic Performance Center.
Assistant Athletic Director for the MAP Center oversees the academic support and life skills programming of DI student-athletes and all MAP Center staff.
Responsible for all aspects of running the academic support center (MAP) for student-athletes.
Has Sport Administrator responsibilities as assigned.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to, overseeing special events for student-athletes such as recognizing Academic performance, Athletic performance, Career Development, Personal Development and Service to the Community.
This position must collaborate closely with the Athletic Compliance Office to coordinate the certification of NCAA student-athlete eligibility, as well as any other academically mandated NCAA or institutional academic programming.
The Assistant AD for MAP responsibilities include informing, updating and educating student-athletes, coaches and other administrative athletic staff on all relevant academic programs being provided by the MAP Center.
Continuous evaluation of academic programs for improvement or changes in NCAA rules is vital for ensuring accurate and timely updates to offered programs. Overseeing the implementation of a freshman success course specifically for student-athletes, maintaining and implementing academic support programs for “at-risk” student-athletes.
Oversight of Life Skills programming is a component of this position and includes career development and transitional skills out of college.
Why we'll love you: • You’ve worked hard to earn a Master’s Degree. • You have gained at least three years of experience monitoring NCAA eligibility and creating a healthy and positive student-athlete experience. • You have strong knowledge and understanding of NCAA DI academics and life skills. • You have experience as a sports administrator and academic support. • You have knowledge of student development, advising, learning, retention theories and best practices are preferred, particularly as they relate to DI student-athletes. • You have strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, time management skills and decision-making skills. • You have budget management skills and the ability to contribute to a leadership team within athletics and a higher education institution.
Why you’ll love us: • Free tuition through Purdue University Global • Fee remission for a traditional Purdue degree for yourself, spouse, and children • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance available on the first day of employment • Additional voluntary benefits • Retirement benefits • Paid Time Off • Support for professional development opportunities • Live and work in an affordable, family-friendly community
Additional Information: • For the highest consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references. • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position • A background check will be required for employment in this position • This was formerly classified as an operational/technical position; an internal lateral transfer will retain same benefit standing • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime) • Retirement Eligibility: Non-Exempt Defined Contribution Plan
Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
To be considered for this position, you must apply online at https://careers.purdue.edu/FW
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