The University of Missouri is seeking to fill an Academic Coordinator position that will work with the sport of football and one additional Olympic sport. This position will be responsible for providing academic counseling and support for student-athletes to ensure that they make satisfactory and appropriate academic progress towards graduation and meet all University, Conference and NCAA eligibility requirements. Additional responsibilities for this position include counseling student-athletes in regard to the institution's academic requirements, student support structure, NCAA progress towards degree requirements and SEC eligibility requirements; working closely with all academic units to monitor and evaluate each student-athlete's academic standing and progress towards major/degree completion; referring student athletes to additional campus resources; assisting with the evaluation and certification of student athletes' NCAA continuing eligibility; communicating regularly with colleagues to ensure compliance with eligibility requirements; planning/conducting student-athlete orientation sessions, facilitating/recommending tutoring for students, monitoring class attendance, preparing periodic reports, participating in on-campus recruiting activities and other duties as assigned by the Director. Qualified applicants, please navigate to: https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/ to complete on-line application. Please reference Job Opening ID# 30669.
Qualified applicants will have at a minimum, a Bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary. PREFERRED: Masters degree and 2-4 years full time experience as an academic coordinator for student-athletes, with preferred full time experience working with the sport of football at a Divsion I institution;knowledge of NCAA and SEC rules and regulations, experience in developing and implementing successful programs for at risk students and/or student-athletes, excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail is critical. The successful candidate should possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, have the ability to work with students, faculty, coaches and administrators from diverse backgrounds and have the ability to work nights and weekends, as required.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Job ID# 30669
About The University of Missouri
The University of Missouri - Columbia, is located midway between Kansas City and St. Louis and has a current enrollment of approximately 32,000 students. The city of Columbia (pop. 120,000) is also home to Columbia College and Stephens College and is consistently nationally ranked as one of the most affordable communities in which to reside. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, is home to 20 sports and employs approximately 225 full-time and 450 part-time individuals. The University of Missouri seeks a diverse work force and is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action, pro disabled and veteran employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. The university will recruit and employ qualified personnel and will provide equal opportunities during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified person with a disability.