The Assistant Director for Student Services assists in providing comprehensive academic advising and support service programming to his/her assigned varsity student-athletes.
*Coordinate and monitor academic progress toward degree, eligibility and transition of assigned student-athletes (primary sport program is Football)
*Assist with coordination and supervision of Study Hall
*Advise assigned student-athletes regarding major curriculum, graduation requirements, University policies and procedures
*Identify, create and implement learning initiatives for at risk student-athletes
*Communicate/Liaise with professors, academic advisors, coaches, athletic department personnel and campus constituents regarding academic progress/deficiencies, team travel and special needs
*Compile and maintain academic records/ reports
*Meet with prospective student-athletes as required
*Understand and adhere to all NCAA, Atlantic 10, NEC and University policies and procedures
*Perform duties evenings and weekends as necessary
*Team Travel as necessary
*Other duties/projects assigned by Associate Athletic Director for Academics and Student Services
1. Bachelor's Degree in a related field with 2 years of experience in Intercollegiate athletics required. Master's Degree in a related field and 3 or more years of experience in a Division I Academic Support Program preferred.
2. Learning Theory knowledge and improvement strategies. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationship(s) with student-athletes, administrators, coaches and campus constituents.
About Duquesne University Athletics
Duquesne University is a private, coeducational university located on a bluff above downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1878 as a Catholic college by the Order of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne is the largest and most comprehensive Catholic university in Pennsylvania, and the only Spiritan institution of higher education in the world. Duquesne is consistently ranked among America's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and a tradition of academic excellence. A coeducational university on a self-contained campus with dramatic views of Pittsburgh's skyline and rivers, the university has students representing nearly every state in the union and 80 nations. Duquesne has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, and 87 percent of incoming freshman are drawn from the top half of their high school class. Duquesne offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in natural and environmental sciences, leadership, business, nursing, health sciences, pharmacy, law, education, music, and the liberal arts. Duquesne University offers 6 men’s and 11 women’s varsity sports, including NCAA Division I Basketball, (Atlantic 10 Conference), and Division I-FCS football (Northeast Conference). Learn more about our athletics programs at GoDuquesne.com.