Virginia Military Institute, an NCAA Division I and Southern Conference (SOCON) member, is seeking 2 candidates for part-time Assistant Athletic Academic Advisors in the Cadet-Athlete Development Office. Both positions report to the Assistant Athletics Director for Academic Services & Compliance and work directly with cadet-athletes. Assistant Athletic Academic Advisors are an integral part of the development, administration, and evaluation of the academic support programs provided to our cadet-athletes. Our program emphasizes the identification of academic concerns, promotes academic accountability and monitors student-athletesâ academic and personal transition to the university environment. These positions work jointly with relevant Academic Services and the Athletic Department in coordination of skill development and academic support for student-athletes. The VMI Athletic Program provides a professional opportunity for direct experience in daily academic support services for cadet-athletes, program development, mentoring, and fulfilling a key role on staff as a part of our team. Assistant Athletic Academic Advisors will participate in a dynamic professional development curriculum and cross-training opportunities, building broad skillsets toward a rewarding career in athletic academic services. RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES: â¢Assist in all aspects of academic service programming for cadet-athletes. â¢Full commitment to compliance with the NCAA, Southern Conference, and Virginia Military Institute rules and regulations â¢Assist with the monitoring of progress towards degree and eligibility requirements â¢Foster a student-focused environment conducive to learning and building key skills necessary for academic and personal responsibility including critical thinking, writing, reading, note taking, study strategies, and academic self-advocacy â¢Supervise structured academic support sessions and assist in monitoring evening guided study programs for freshmen and at-risk cadet athletes. â¢Assist in the facilitation of tutor appointment requests â¢Contribute to departmental administrative efforts in sport/event management and others areas as needed. â¢Perform general administrative tasks and other duties as assigned Compensation: $10 an hour. No benefits will be provided.
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitud...es of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.