This position works with the Student-Athlete Academic Support Services team to provide academic support to assigned teams. Assists coaches, athletic administrators, university administrators and faculty with any and all concerns as they relate to the academic needs and overall development of the student-athletes at Miami University. This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
Provide detailed weekly and end of semester reports to SAAS staff, head coaches and sport administrators on student athlete academic performance
Provide one-on-one academic support/learning interventions
Educate student athletes on registration process, financial aid, NCAA academic progress, study skills, time management, test taking and other skills that support the success of students.
Assist the sport programs in talking with prospective student-athletes, parents, and/or guardians about the academic services provided at Miami University at recruiting visits and scheduled recruiting functions
Represent the Office of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services on University Committees, and communicate NCAA and MAC rules and regulations on satisfactory progress and eligibility with college academic advisors and support staff. Address university staff and faculty members concerns related to student-athlete issues
Occasional travel with team as needed
Oversee student workers/study table monitors
Instruct KNH 112: Transition for College Students
Other duties as assigned. (This list of essential duties, tasks and responsibilities is not all-inclusive; individual will perform other related duties as assigned.)
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Professional experience working with College Students (graduate assistantships count)
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and complete projects in a timely manner
Experience working and communicating with diverse groups of people
Knowledge of NCAA rules/regulations
Ability to make decisions, solve problems, and handle conflicts
Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends
About Miami University
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”