The Athletic Academic Coordinator is responsible for coordinating student advising, tutor, and development needs, as well as, monitoring duties regarding academic progress and continuing eligibility of student athletes.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitors student-athletes academic progress to empower students to be independent, successful, and confident learners.
Educates student-athletes on continuing eligibility for Intercollegiate Athletics programs through one to one meetings, coordination of support services and academic updates from professors.
Maintains academic records and prepare academic and study hour progress reports and summaries.
Supervises tutors (professional and student) that work with assigned student-athletes in tutorial program.
Provides academic advisement to an assigned group of identified student-athletes from various sports, including those identified as emerging scholars
Coordinates development and implementation of individualized evidence-based academic support plan for identified student-athletes.
Assists with evaluating the academic needs of students and prescribes additional academic assistance as needed.
Prepares regular academic reports for coaching staff and various administrator’s regarding the academic progress of assigned student-athletes.
Meets with prospective student-athletes to discuss the James Thrower Athletic Academic Center vision as it regards student-athletes and the support programs offered at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Assists with the Leadership Academy and emerging leaders program.
Helps identify community service projects.
Assists with the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).
May require additional work with athletic contests, specifically on nights and weekends.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Two (2) years of related experience (direct or indirect with transferable skills). Excellent organizational skills. Knowledge of NCAA, conference and institution rules, regulations and requirements. Excellent written and oral communication skill.
Ability to: Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Physical Requirements: None
Other Requirements: Ability work nights and weekends.
PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in special education, counseling, higher education, education, student development, athletic administration, communications or related area.
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to upload documents. The page “My Experience” has a boxed area labeled “Resume/CV” to drop or upload files. Here is where you are required to drop/upload the following:
• Cover Letter
• At least 3 references and their full contact information, and
• Transcripts (if a degree is required)
Applications submitted to Texas A&M University-Commerce must have all required documents provided by the applicant. Failure to provide a completed job application could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application.
Internal Number: R-011653
About Texas A&M University-Commerce
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