Academics for Student Athletes, Oregon State University
April 25, 2018
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Full Time - Experienced
The purpose of this position is to provide academic counsel to student athletes in Women’s Basketball and other sports; act as liaison among coaches, teaching faculty, staff, and student athletes; work collaboratively with other units across campus in efforts to assist student athletes effectively; monitor the academic performance and eligibility of assigned student athletes to ensure compliance with institutional standards and NCAA requirements.
The Academic Counselor must be professionally qualified to do the following:
Meet regularly with assigned students to provide counsel regarding academic performance as well as academic requirements of the University, Pac 12 and NCAA.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with ASA staff members with shared responsibilities.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with student athletes, coaches, faculty, and other units on campus in providing academic support for student athletes.
Gather information daily from various student records systems, the academic mentors, tutors, and study facilitators regarding current academic progress and status of student athletes; then send reports to the coaching staff.
Gather information from teaching faculty regarding academic progress throughout the term; then send reports to the coaching staff.
Provide recommendations and intervention strategies to student athletes based on feedback from faculty and tutors.
Implement and enforce the expectations of the mentoring program, evening study tables program, tutorial services, and the transition program (BEST) provided by the ASA office.
Be prepared for travel and work outside normal business hours (evenings, weekends, and some holidays).
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU STANDARD 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
Projected start date: July 16, 2018
Master’s degree in any discipline.
A minimum of two years’ experience working with student athletes within an athletic academic support program at a Division I or II institution. Basketball or Football experience preferred.
Knowledge and working experience with NCAA eligibility rules and regulations.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse educational, cultural, and economic backgrounds.
Demonstrated ability to motivate students to learn.
Strong commitment to academic and personal integrity.
Excellent written and oral communication, computer and organizational skills.
Sensitivity to, respect for, and understanding of educational and social developmental needs of student athletes.
Internal Number: P02094UF
About Academics for Student Athletes, Oregon State University
The mission of Academics for Student Athletes at Oregon State University is to enable student athletes to achieve academic success through the provision of services that support the teaching and learning mission of the University. From enrollment through graduation, ASA strives to enhance the undergraduate student athlete experience through individual development and integration into the larger OSU community.