The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Michigan State University is looking for an academic coordinator to enhance student-athletes' connection to MSU faculty and college advising offices. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Plan and coordinate academic support for student-athletes in football to provide opportunities to maximize their use of University academic support resources.
Provide ongoing academic counseling, Big Ten Conference and NCAA continuing eligibility education and monitoring.
Maintain regular contact with student-athletes, coaches and university staff.
Develop and maintain a collegial relationship with MSU faculty and staff and instruct student-athletes on how to use SASS and campus academic support resources
Assign tutorial support and monitoring assigned student-athletes';;
Monitor course performance through inspection of professor progress reports and report appropriate information to coaches;
Provide informational orientations to prospective MSU student-athletes;
Assist the Director of Student-Athlete Development as needed
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Student-Athlete Support Services.
To apply, please go to: http://careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/496180/specialist-advisorfixed-term
Master's degree in Counseling, College Student Personnel, Education, or related field required. A minimum of 2 years working in a Division I Intercollegiate Athletics program required. Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required. Candidate must have proven attention to detail (particularly with regard to maintaining accurate documentation concerning steps taken to assist student-athletes with resolving academic issues, and advice given to make progress toward an undergraduate degree at MSU) and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of computer technology designed for word processing and database management. Must be available to work evenings and weekends when necessary.
Known internationally as a major U.S. public university with global reach, Michigan State University has been advancing knowledge and transforming lives through innovative teaching, research, and outreach for over 150 years. Founded in 1855, MSU is a member of the Association of American Universities, the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, and the Big Ten and Centr...al Collegiate Hockey Association athletic conferences. MSU sponsors 25 intercollegiate varsity sports (12 for men and 13 for women). The 5,200 acre campus is located in East Lansing, three miles east of Michigan's Capitol in Lansing. MSU has approximately 45,000 students (undergraduate and graduate) and 400,000 living alumni throughout the world.