This full-time, twelve-month position provides direct assistance to the Associate Director of Athletics, Compliance and Student-Athlete Services in the areas of student-athlete academic support and compliance. This position will help to ensure that student-athletes are making adequate progress toward degree, meeting NCAA eligibility requirements, and ultimately leaving CSU-Pueblo as a graduate. This position also provides programming and administrative support for personal development and leadership initiatives for student-athletes.
Provide academic support for student-athletes
Coordinate academic policies, procedures, and deadlines
Ensure all student-athletes meet with their University advisor each semester and enroll in recommended courses
Conduct registration (scheduling classes, not advising)
Assist student-athletes in securing necessary academic support (e.g., tutors)
Monitor student-athlete academic performance via the electronic grade check system
Provide regular academic support/mentoring sessions for at-risk student-athletes
Assist in the implementation of a comprehensive NCAA compliance program
Assist in the certification of progress toward degree (PTD)
Assist in the monitoring and education of coaches and other constituents regarding NCAA rules compliance
Provide support for student-athlete development program
Assist with the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
Assist in the development and implementation of student-athlete development and leadership initiatives
Provide support of other departmental initiatives
Serve in a support role in athletics departmental events (e.g., game operations, special events)
Bachelor's Degree or above in athletics administration, education, or a related field
Experience as an intercollegiate student-athlete, administrator, and/or coach
Experience working in athletic academic advising at the NCAA Division I or II level
Experience with and commitment to working with diverse student populations
CSU-Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university. The 275-acre campus, which overlooks the Front Range of south-central Colorado, is located in Pueblo, approximately 100 miles south of Denver in one of the more culturally dynamic regions of the country. Pueblo is proud of its ethnically and culturally diverse populations of over 100,000 people. The University is dedicated to having a multi-cultu...ral campus and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The University enrolls more than 4,000 students in twenty-seven undergraduate programs with approximately 510 full-time faculty and staff. The University is committed to diversity, and has made educational equity for students one of its highest priorities. With the endorsement of campus, community, system and government constituencies, the University has enthusiastically embarked on a strategic plan to enhance admissions standards, increase program offerings, and improve academic services, including the teaching/ learning process. The Pueblo community offers a major arts center, several golf courses, Lake Pueblo - a large reservoir for sailing and boating - and a 20.5 mile long nature trail for hikers and cyclists. The city is within a short drive of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range, allowing for hiking, mountain climbing, fishing, camping, and skiing.
The Department of Athletics primary mission is to develop and maintain a top-quality Division II intercollegiate athletics program that is committed to providing a positive and fulfilling academic and athletic experience for all student-athletes with priority given to their physical, emotional and social well-being. The Department of Athletics is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC), and is governed nationally by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The athletics program plays a supporting role in higher education mission, enhancing a sense of community, strengthening the identity of the University and playing a prominent role in enrollment management. The athletics program represents honor and dignity of fair play and the highest standards associated with rules compliance and amateurism. The Department of Athletics also recognizes the value of equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and staff, including women and minorities. The program, as a whole, creates excitement and enrichment of life for both the campus community and the community at large through the medium of competitive athletic contest.