Supervised by the Director for Student-Athlete Services, this position will provide academic guidance for student-athletes; assist with the university process for advising student-athletes; track continuing and transfer eligibility; maintain academic records for select student-athletes; supervise operations of the student-athlete study lab; coordinate tutoring services; consult with coaches regarding student-athlete progress, final grades and eligibility. This position must build and maintain rapport with university community.
Additionally, the Assistant Director will:
• Monitor grades and absences of student athletes throughout semesters • Work with student athletes in their academic pursuits • Submit grades and absences reports to coaches • Assist in the registration process for student athletes • Maintain accurate academic progress record on each athlete (transcript, degree plan, etc.) • Arrange tutoring for student athletes • Oversee student athlete class attendance and grade reporting documentation and procedures • Maintain regular conferences with student athletes (more frequently with freshmen and academically at-risk student athletes) • Work with non-athletic university appointed NCAA officer to determine NCAA eligibility of student athletes • Provide each coach with a detailed statistical report regarding academics for each student athlete • Implement study program Monday through Friday for all freshmen and academically a-risk student athletes • Maintain competency with respect to knowledge of NCAA rules, ensure compliance with NCAA rules, and report to the Compliance Coordinator any knowledge of violation of NCAA, Southland Conference and/or institutional rules. Understand that actions that violate NCAA rules will result in disciplinary or corrective actions as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures • Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Student-Athlete Services
Bachelor’s degree. Master’s preferred
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Thorough knowledge and understanding of NCAA Division I rules, practices, policies, philosophy and procedures
Experience with assisting students in education
Application Materialsand Contact:
Applicants should submit a: Letter of Application, Resume’, References, (name phone number, and e-mail address of at least three) for the application process. Please electronically submit the required documents to Alex Haley, Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY
McNeese is a member of NCAA DI -FCS, and a Member of the Southland Conference. McNeese is located in Lake Charles, LA.