Academic Advisor, Athletics (1487)
Posting Number: req544
12 Month Full-Time
Athletic Student Support
Pocatello - Main
To provide critical academic support for student-athletes in order to maintain national, conference and institutional rules and regulations within the athletic program. Position is critical for recruitment and retention process of student-athletes.
• Work with assigned teams on the following issues: Academic performance; Class/major selection and developing a graduation plan; Time management including, goal setting, career planning, learning and study strategies, test taking, note taking and other skills necessary for academic success.
• Maintain accurate and current student files for assigned athletes.
• Manage all working relationships with student-athletes, coaches, staff, administrators and faculty.
• Represent athletic department on select campus committees.
• Work with college advisors to assist students regarding University degree programs and requirements, academic standards and general course selection.
• Assist the Associate Athletic Director with rules education seminars, meetings, and information distribution.
• Academic advisement, academic scheduling and schedule verification for student-athletes.
• Liaison for ASISU CAT tutoring.
• Assist in summer school verification and approval.
• Assist in scheduling campus visits and meeting with prospective student-athletes.
• Assist and performing evaluations of Initial Eligibility for student-athletes.
• Monitor Degree and Eligibility progress of all student-athletes.
• Monitor and assist prospective student-athletes with the NCAA Clearinghouse.
• Complete other projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Academics or the Associate AD.
• Assist in all aspects of supervision of the Student-Athlete Study Table program.
• Assist in developing and teaching Life Skills classes for Student-Athletes.
• Assist with home game management activities for selected sports (TBD).
• Other duties as assigned by the Director of Academics or the Associate Athletic Director.
Bachelors Degree; at least one (1) year of experience in related field; knowledge, understanding and commitment to follow NCAA, Big Sky Conference and University rules and regulations concerning academic progress and eligibility; experience with computers including ability to operate data bases, spreadsheets and word processing software.
Masters degree; Experience and knowledge with NCAA APR.
Please submit the following documents with your application:
Resume, Cover Letter , and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by September 25, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary has been approved at $37,000 - $41,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.
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Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.
Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Almost 14,500 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
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