Advise student-athletes on academic issues such as courses that will satisfy degree programs, semester academic plans, schedules and University academic policies and regulations. Coordinate some special events and activities. Coordinate community service and leadership programs for student-athletes.
Meet with student-athletes individually and suggest appropriate forms of academic assistance, monitor academic progress, and arrange other support services such as tutoring, counseling, etc. Work closely with student-athletes and academic staff on campus to ensure continuing eligibility and on-time graduation. Forge effective relationships with faculty, staff, coaches and administrators working closely to enlist their support and involvement in the unit's academic support services and programs. Communicate academic progress to appropriate couching staff. Work with coaches and respective teams to arrange study hall and tutoring as needed. Work with other athletic academic staff to coordinate study hall and tutoring programs for student-athletes. Compile and distribute progress reports and athletic student group monitoring activities and reports. Develop collaborative partnerships within and across division lines to strengthen ties to academic programs and faculty committees. This includes participation in campus, conference and NCAA committees and organizations both student and professional. Keep coaches and athletic administrators apprised of critical issues policies, procedures and academic deadlines. Assist coaches with their recruiting efforts of academically qualified student-athletes to participate in Division I athletics. Assist these students in the admissions and orientation process. Responsible of implementing the First Year Experience course for student-athletes. Assisting in the management of tutoring services. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree. Two (2) years of experience in an advisory, administrative or educational capacity with college students or adolescent community youth groups or the equivalent experience.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 14127
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