The characteristic duties and responsibilities of this position include:
Plan and coordinate academic support for assigned student-athletes to provide opportunities to maximize their use of University academic support resources.
Provide ongoing academic counseling, Big Ten Conference and NCAA continuing eligibility education and monitoring
Maintain regular contact with student-athletes, coaches and university staff
Develop and maintain a collegial relationship with MSU faculty and staff and instruct student-athletes on how to use SASS and campus academic support resources
Assign tutorial support and monitoring assigned student-athletes
Monitor course performance through inspection of professor progress reports and report appropriate information to coaches
Provide informational orientations to prospective MSU student-athletes
Manage case load written files, particularly documentation of course load planning and academic support rendered by SASS
Assist the Director of Student-Athlete Development
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Student-Athlete Support Services
Masters -Counseling, College Student Personnel, E
Master's degree in Counseling, College Student Personnel, Education, or related field required.
A minimum of 2 years working in a Division I Intercollegiate Athletics program required.
Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required.
Candidate must have proven attention to detail (particularly with regard to maintaining accurate documentation concerning steps taken to assist student-athletes with resolving academic issues, and advice given to make progress toward an undergraduate degree at MSU) and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Working knowledge of computer technology designed for word processing and database management.
Must be available to work evenings and weekends when necessary.
Experience successfully providing academic support to collegiate student-athletes which includes daily tutorial operation and proven ability to work effectively with students in need of academic recovery.
Required Application Materials
Applicants are required to submit a CV, cover letter and a list, with contact information, of three references.
Review of application will begin on June 18, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 509098
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