1.Provide oversight of the learning services area of the Office of Athletic Academics. 2.Administer initial screening assessments to incoming student-athletes. 3.Coordinate and refer student-athletes for additional diagnostic testing as needed. 4.Meet regularly with and monitor progress of assigned at-risk student-athletes. 5.Serve as a member of the Office of Athletic Academics leadership team. 6.Communicate verbally and in writing with the academic staff about the progress of assigned student-athletes. 7.Act as a liaison to the MSU Office of Student Support Services, MSU’s Writing Center, and Athletic Sports Medicine Department. 8.Assist the Director of Athletic Academics in the development of protocol and standards related to educational testing and student-athlete use of on-campus/community resources. 9.Direct Summer Transition Program. 10.Develop additional academic workshops and programs for at-risk population. 11.Perform others duties as assigned by the Director.
Master’s degree required in Education or Related Field
At least four years’ full time experience within an Athletic Academic Office and understanding of the specific needs of at-risk student-athlete as well as those with diagnosed learning disabilities.
Working knowledge of GradesFirst, Blackboard, and Teamworks software applications as well as NCAA and SEC rules.
College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) certification experience or familiar with CRLA training standards.
Active N4A Member.
Knowledge of American Disability Act and Disability Support.
About Mississippi State University-Athletic Academic Support Services
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