The Nancy & Donald Resnick Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes (RASC) is responsible for providing comprehensive academic support services for Temple’s nearly 500 student-athletes on 19 intercollegiate sports. The RASC’s mission is to provide superior academic, personal and professional guidance to support all Temple University student-athletes. Through core values of diversity, integrity and collaboration across the University, the Center strives to inspire student-athletes to learn and succeed to their greatest academic and professional potential.
Working under regular guidance of the Associate Director of the Resnick Center, the Associate Academic Advisor provides academic support for student-athletes on the men's basketball team, as well as other students as assigned. He/she helps to advise students concerning schedules, majors, hours and other pertinent academic information; helps disseminate information regarding curriculum requirements, academic policy, and other related issues as they arise; directs students to appropriate advising staff; and participate in meetings to discuss academic and professional goals. The Associate Academic Advisor helps to prepare and present student orientation sessions and assists with course selections and registration activities. Performs other duties as assigned.
*Note: This is a full time position with full benefits**
To apply please visit: http://www.temple.edu/hr/departments/employment/Application_Staff.htm and search for position 17002629. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled so interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least one year of experience in an academic setting or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
* Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of students and constituent groups (coaches, college advisors, university administrators). * Basic understanding of NCAA continuing eligibility standards. * Ability to learn, understand, and interpret curricula. * Demonstrated understanding of Microsoft Office, including word-processing, spreadsheets, and databases. * Ability to balance multiple tasks and provide appropriate follow-up services to facilitate academic success. * Demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize diverse tasks in a fast paced environment. * Ability to work night and/or weekends, as necessary.
Temple University is a comprehensive public research university that enrolls 34,000 students, is the 28th largest university in America and is one of the nation's leading centers of professional education.
Founded in 1884 by Dr. Russell Conwell, Temple College was chartered in 1888 and was incorporated as Temple University in 1907. In 1965, Temple became a member of the Commonwealth System of H...igher Education.
Temple maintains seven campuses in Pennsylvania. Its 105-arce Main Campus and its 19-acre Health Sciences Center, both in Philadelphia, will be the primary sites of more than $400 million in construction and renovation over the next several years. A third campus in Philadelphia - Temple University Center City - serves the credit and non-credit education needs of area corporations and their employees and provides enrichment opportunities for area residents.
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- The Princeton Review ranked Temple as one of the 25 most entrepreneurial campuses in the United States.
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- More than 10,000 students now live on or around an increasingly vibrant and residential main campus.
Temple employs over 5,300 people full-time and around 10,000 individuals overall, making it one of the largest employers in the state of Pennsylvania.
- Temple University has over 238,866 alumni living in all 50 states and 125 countries. Over 118,139 alumni live in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.