This position assists in administering Weber State Universities (WSU) Athletics Department's comprehensive academic and development programs to student-athletes to enhance their overall collegiate experience. This position coordinates and monitors the admissions process for new student-athletes for assigned sports, coordinates and monitors pre-registration each semester for football and men's basketball, maintains team rosters and continuing eligibility checklists for assigned sports, communicates academic status of student-athletes to the respective coaches in a timely fashion, verifies all academic eligibility certification requirements according to institutional, Big Sky Conference, and NCAA rules, compiles semester academic summaries on assigned sports and serves as an additional liaison to related campus offices.
In accordance with the principles of NCAA rules compliance, it is understood that any employee who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.
Notes/Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, please go to http://jobs.weber.edu and complete the online staff application and attach a cover letter, current resume and the names and contact information for at least three professional references. A reference letter may also be attached as an optional applicant document.
Screening of applications will begin February 16, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
Requires proof of a Bachelors Degree (master's degree preferred).
One year of related experience (teaching, advising, tutoring or mentoring).
Seeking applicants with the following: 1. Demonstrates outstanding oral and written communication skills. 2. Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds. 3. Must have the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with staff, faculty, coaches, student-athletes, and administrators. 4. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 5. Must be able to work in a time-sensitive and occasionally pressured environment. 6. Possess an attitude that fosters a respectful, non-threatening workplace environment. 7. Ability to accept a flexible work schedule that includes nights and weekends. 8. Work effectively with a variety of individuals and organizations. 9. Demonstrate an extreme attention to detail. 10. Must be able to organize tasks and set priorities. 11. Must have total commitment to the adherence of NCAA, Big Sky Conference, and Institutional regulations.
Preferred Qualifications include: Masters degree, previous experience as an academic advisor in a NCAA Division I collegiate athletics setting.
Weber State University is an exceptional comprehensive university providing associate, bachelor and master’s degrees to meet the needs of the region. WSU graduates are broadly educated, capable and prepared for meaningful careers, graduate and professional schools, and civic engagement. The hallmark of the university is excellent teaching with extraordinary interactions between faculty and student...s. WSU offers over 225 separate degrees/programs (see Programs Sorted by Degree or Programs Sorted by Major/Minor) – the largest and most expansive undergraduate program in the State of Utah. With a student body of over 25,000 drawn predominantly from Utah, but also including students from 50 states and 55 foreign countries, WSU takes pride in its student-centered environment for learning and believes that quality education is founded upon close associations between faculty and students.
WSU is distinguished by outstanding academic programs that recruit motivated students to work with faculty to create and share knowledge. More than fifty academic departments and programs in seven colleges provide learning opportunities for a diverse spectrum of students, including grants and support for undergraduate research, community-based and service learning, an Honors program, and a Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) program. The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) and the Center for Community Engaged Learning help to engage students in learning both inside and outside the classroom, and the Honors program provides small classes in a rich, supportive, and challenging academic setting. The BIS offers students the opportunity to design their own degrees with three areas of academic emphasis meant to prepare them for specific career paths or graduate study.
Academic studies are complemented by a wide range of extracurricular activities, including student government, intramural and intercollegiate athletics, and award-winning performing arts groups. In addition, the Student Success Center along with the First Year Experience program helps new students adjust to the university community, while a variety of support services aid those with particular needs.
The WSU Ogden campus has 60 buildings on 526 acres that house abundant classrooms and laboratories, excellent student computing facilities, outstanding performing arts auditoriums, a spacious library, and a well-equipped health and fitness center. An area of continued growth is WSU-Davis, which provides instruction to students on a new high-tech campus in Layton. In addition to its Ogden and Davis campuses, WSU offers courses throughout the state and Intermountain West and is a leader in online instruction.