The position is a professional level position that assists and monitors student-athletes in regards to academic advising, admissions, and other related academic activities. This position is responsible for supervision of two Assistant Directors and supervision of the daily operations of the AAC location in the Judy Rose Center; Academic Advising for assigned teams to include identifying and weekly monitoring/meeting with at-risk student-athletes, and Support of all assigned team members and coaches; Admissions Assistance to include evaluating all freshman, transfer, and graduate applications for admissibility and eligibility and meeting with recruits as needed; Instruction of at least one University Transitions Seminars each academic year specifically for student-athletes and other duties as assigned. Academic Advising and Support for Assigned Teams to include but not limited to:
Maintain a current knowledge of the academic rules and procedures of the University, Conference, and the NCAA.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Master's degree with at least 5+ years in academic support programs working with NCAA Division I student-athletes.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
At least 5+ years in academic support programs working with NCAA Division I student-athletes required. Experience working with high profile and at-risk student-athletes and teams preferred. Demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with a variety of diverse audiences and constituencies; interpersonal skills and political acumen to build effective bridges and collaborative relationships and knowledge of best practices related to delivery of academic services for student-athlete populations. The candidate must demonstrate in-depth knowledge of and experience with the educational and cultural needs of a diverse student body and be able to relate to diverse students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni and community leaders.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.