This position is responsible for semester advising, course selection, and recruiting visits; performing initial eligibility evaluations for prospective student-athletes, communicating with advisors and campus constituents, assisting in progress towards degree assessments, APR, GSR, and certification; assist with major/minor choices and graduation planning; communicates with University and Athletics Administrators; assist with NCAA eligibility determinations and recommendations for Summer sessions; is responsible for proper and diligent record keeping, team meetings, routine and frequent communication with coaching staff; tracking grade progress; identifies at-risk students and targeted groups for workshops, tutoring, mentoring and other programming events. The Assistant Director will develop and maintain a collegial relationship with ETSU faculty, admissions, and financial aid staff and university staff and instruct student-athletes on how to use D2L and campus academic support resources. This position assists the Assistant AD on a daily basis and other duties as assigned by the Assistant.
Candidate should have a thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and trends of academic advising for student-athletes and individual counseling techniques. The individual should have the ability to obtain such knowledge of the best practices, procedures, and activities for the University, Undergraduate Studies, and Intercollegiate Athletics. The individual should have experience with evaluating NCAA Eligibility, rules, regulations, recruiting visits, violations, and best practices to avoid violations. We are looking for a self-starter who can carry out a variety of professionally complex assignments without detailed instructions; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals; and operates standard office equipment and software including but not limited to Banner, D2L, ARMS, and Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Outlook, and Excel).
Internal Number: AS00293P
About East Tennessee State University
ETSU provides a student-centered community of learning, reflecting high standards and promoting a balance of liberal arts and professional preparation, and continuous improvement. The university conducts a wide array of educational and research programs and clinical services including a comprehensive Academic Health Sciences Center. Education is the university’s highest priority, and the institution is committed to increasing the level of educational attainment in the state and region based on core values where:
PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity, and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.
ETSU endorses the value of liberal education and provides enriching experiences in honors education, student research and creative activity, study abroad, service learning, and community-based education.
ETSU honors and preserves the rich h...eritage of Southern Appalachia through distinctive education, research, and service programs and is actively engaged in regional stewardship.
ETSU affirms the contributions of diverse people, cultures, and thought to intellectual, social, and economic development.
ETSU offers students a total university experience that includes cultural and artistic programs, diverse student activities, a variety of residential opportunities, and outstanding recreational and intercollegiate athletic programs.
ETSU awards degrees in over one hundred baccalaureate, master, and doctoral programs, including distinctive interdisciplinary programs and distance education offerings that serve students from the region and beyond.