The Scholastic Supervisor is responsible for providing academic support, guidance and mentorship to student-athletes while working collaboratively with academic professionals to create a highly effective learning environment with a primary focus on student development.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two years of experience in Athletic Academic advising at collegiate, high school or junior college level or athletic administration experience working with student-athletes at those same levels.
Or Master's Degree and some experience in Athletic Academic advising at collegiate, high school or junior college level or athletic administration experience working with student-athletes at those same levels.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to use computer and technology skills to communicate and manage data and record keeping. Familiar with a large university setting. Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines while keeping a primary focus on student development and work cooperatively with others.
Work flexible, non-traditional hours including some evening, weekends and holidays to complete assigned duties. Occasional travel.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in related field (education, psychology, or counseling or similar) with a minimum of 3 years working with at-risk students in an athletics or related field.
Preferred Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of NCAA academic rules. Ability to calculate PTD, APR and GSR requirements.
Provide a high level of academic support programming for student-athletes from admission through graduation: -Establish relationships and demonstrate a true willingness to communicate the ideas and expectations of the academic program -Work with other professionals to assess and evaluate student academic interests and abilities while developing plan for success -Proactively monitor and provide intervention strategies for student-athletes -Communicate effectively with student-athletes, coaches, staff and faculty by providing timely and accurate academic reports.
Assist in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes through transcript evaluation, scheduling, and facilitating academic presentations and tours.
Facilitate transition programming for student-athletes through the Life Skills Program. Assist in the coordination of Life Skills events and seminars.
Assist with student-athlete engagement programs as assigned, but not limited to: Career Development, Community Service, Leadership, and Personal Growth, and Diversity and Inclusion.
Teach learning strategies and academic interventions to students with academic challenges. Document academic progress and eligibility of student-athletes.
Participate and engage in professional development and leadership opportunities. Participate in the development and enforcement of Academics and departmental policies and procedures.
Serve on staff, departmental and university committees as assigned. Represent the Athletics Department on various levels within the University campus, athletics profession and the local community.
Maintains continual and thorough familiarity with all applicable NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations. Establishes and ensures communication and enforcement of rules and regulations for all staff members and student workers supervised.
Performs other duties as assigned
Instructions to Applicants:
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