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Quinnipiac University is accepting applications for the full-time, 12 month position of Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Support to assist student-athletes in balancing their academic and athletic responsibilities. During the period of appointment, this position will report to the Associate Athletic Director for Academic Support. The University is a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Hockey League (ECAC), the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) and is an NCAA Division I member sponsoring 21 varsity sports.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Adhere to the highest standards of academic integrity and work in compliance with all University, NCAA, MAAC Conference, ECAC Conference and Big East Conference rules and regulations.
-Provide academic counseling and support to student-athletes for assigned sports, currently men’s and women’s basketball, to ensure they make appropriate progress towards graduation as well as all academic matters related to University, conference and NCAA eligibility requirements.
-Work with students in preparing academic plans and course schedules each semester.
-Assist student-athletes in time management and study skills strategies.
-Serve as advocate for student-athletes and as a liaison for academic issues with coaches, faculty, academic administrators and the Learning Commons.
-Monitor team study hall on campus and on road trips as necessary.
-Work with coaching staff to evaluate the eligibility of prospective incoming and transfer student-athletes.
-Participate in on-campus recruiting activities with prospective student-athletes and their families.
-Serve as co-adviser to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
-Attend NCAA Regional Rules Seminar and/or participate in professional development opportunities on an annual basis.