Under general supervision of the Director, Retention and Compliance Specialist will provide direct assistance to individual student-athletes and teams, with goals of enhancing student success, academic performance, and personal and academic skills development. Guide student athletes and prospective student athletes in the Athletic Office, reflecting both accurate understanding of policy and procedures and supportive communication skills. Provide support to the Athletic Department through research of athletic issues and by coordinating athletic program initiatives and projects.
Bachelor’s degree required; Two years’ experience with NJCAA eligibility and compliance knowledge. Prior experience as an intercollegiate athlete, coach or in academic support services at a community college or university setting. Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to deliver services in an environment with an emphasis on academic success. Excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to regularly interpret college policies in situations requiring judgment, working with student athletes, instructors, and departments. Ability to work independently. Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as needed.
Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.
Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity. As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning.