Academic Advisor II The University of Delaware Newark, Delaware
Student Services for Athletes (SSA) promotes student-athletes’ success by offering a broad array of services that assist with their academic and personal adjustment to the University of Delaware. The program provides critical student services including counseling/advising, tutoring, and academic assistance to student-athletes. SSA also helps to integrate the academic and social experiences of student athletes and fosters their academic, career and personal development. SSA works closely with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation Services in upholding and embracing their departmental mission of “Inspiring Greatness Together.”
Under the general direction of the Director of Student Services for Athletes, the Academic Advisor II will support the overall administration of the Student Services for Athletes Program with a focus on providing academic support to men’s basketball. In addition, he/she will provide individual consultation and academic & personal counseling to student-athletes; consult with coaches, University faculty and administrators, and parents; assist coaches in recruiting student-athletes; and provide leadership for other activities which occur within the program as assigned. This position will also travel with the men’s basketball program.
Serves as liaison to men’s basketball and other athletic teams as assigned by the Program Director.
Assists student-athletes with their academics including individual academic meetings, academic monitoring, academic advising/counseling, and coordination of tutors.
Provides educational/developmental/career counseling to student-athletes.
Reviews and monitors academic progress and eligibility of student-athletes.
Assists in the supervision and reporting of the student-athletes study hall.
May teach or serve as Teacher Assistant with an orientation course for student-athletes.
Assists coaches in recruiting student-athletes.
Travels with men’s basketball and other assigned programs when necessary.
Attends all necessary meetings as assigned by Student Life and Athletics.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in counseling, student personnel administration, education or related discipline with two years counseling/advisement experience with student-athletes.
Training and/or experience working with college students.
Ability to develop and conduct educational/ developmental programs and/or workshops.
Strong leadership skills. Demonstrated decision-making skills and judgment.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data.
Advanced knowledge and understanding of student academic advisement, development, and retention issues, trends, and programs.
Advanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups.
Advanced working knowledge of academic recruitment and advisement policies, procedures, systems, regulations, and standards at the university level.
Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Knowledge of current and emerging developments and trends within area of expertise.
Ability to work evening and weekend hours, and occasionally travel.
To Apply: For a complete list of requirements and job duties and to apply online, please visit our web site at http://www.udel.edu/udjobs. Reference number (Job ID) 105614.
Equal Employment Opportunity The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Title IX institution which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.
Internal Number: 105614
About The University of Delaware
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