The Athletic Academic Advisor II, under general supervision, recruits and advises undergraduate student-athletes concerning their career goals and academic requirements; provides information on and refers students to University resources that can assist in meeting their needs or solving problems; may supervise projects.
Serve as the coordinator of certification, working hand in hand with the registrar's office to ensure all student-athletes for the 18 sports available are certified to compete based on NCAA requirements.
Provide adequate academic advising to assigned student-athletes.
In concert, with the Compliance Officer, ensure that all student-athletes meet all applicable university standards, policies, and procedures and ascertain that the program is in compliance with the rules and regulations established by the SWAC, NCAA, Faculty Athletic Council and the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System.
Serve as the NCAA APR Improvements Plan committee chair to provide year-round reports when requested by the NCAA.
Assist with the monitoring and tracking of student-athletes progress toward a degree according to NCAA rules and regulations
Schedules regular meetings with coaches by sport to provide updates on students who have academic issues and keeping them abreast of upcoming changes affecting eligibility.
Assist the Director of Compliance with individual team certifications; performs administrative duties that are essential to the daily functioning of the office by monitoring overall NCAA Compliance; assists student-athletes with establishing and revising of the semester and annual goals in addition to implementing an action plan to achieve their goal.
Serve on University committees addressing retention, institutional effectiveness, course registration and freshman orientation as appointed by the Vice President & Athletic Director and/or Associate Athletic Director
Attend state, regional and national athletic academic advising professional meetings and specialized training sessions
Attend regular meeting with Office of Athletic Compliance
Education and Experience:
Bachelor?s degree in applicable field.
Two years of related experience in advising and recruiting.
Job Posting Close Date:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications. Knowledge of student information systems, degree planning, and degree audits.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to present information clearly and concisely. Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality. Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Work beyond normal office hours and/or work on weekends. Travel required.
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or email@example.com should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements:
Internal Number: R-022911
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Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.