Provides support for the day-to-day operation of the Athletics Academic Services Department including:
Serve as primary academic liaison and mentor to student-athletes for designated sport programs in accordance with NCAA, Ohio Valley Conference and University policies
Advise and monitor the academic progress of these student-athletes and others, as directed
Apply NCAA standards to determine continuing eligibility status and provide guidance related to consequences of enrollment decisions
Provide learning strategies for at-risk student-athletes by offering proactive, early, sustained and individualized support to enhance academic success and develop independent learners
Participate in freshman and transfer orientation programs
Maintain current and accurate student-athlete files
Implement, coordinate, and monitor student-athlete mentoring and tutoring programs which may include coordination of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
Generate appropriate academic reports and summaries
Provide support for departmental APR progress initiatives pertaining to retention, eligibility, and completion
Experience working with students in an academic atmosphere
Experience with NCAA rules and regulations
Demonstrated proficiency in a Microsoft environment
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to communicate effectively with coaches, faculty, staff and student athletes from diverse backgrounds
Ability to work evenings and weekends
Demonstrated experience and understanding of customer service
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
Application Deadline: To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by February 16, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.
To Apply: Applications must submitted online by visiting, http://agency.governmentjobs.com/semoedu/default.cfm. Candidates will need to upload a letter of interest addressing all position qualifications, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references in order for application materials to be complete.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education and experience. The University provides an excellent benefits package including retirement, medical and life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, holidays, individual and dependent tuition benefits.
About Southeast Missouri State University
Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with seven colleges and schools, approximately 11,500 students, and a faculty and staff of approximately 1,200. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Its intercollegiate athletics program is classified NCAA Division I (FCS) and the University is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference. The University currently sponsors 15 sports; 6 for men and 9 for women.
Cape Girardeau, on the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 71,000. Serving a region of over 250,000 people, it is the largest center for retailing, medicine, manufacturing, communications, and entertainment between St. Louis and Memphis.