The Athletics Academic Advisor will report to the Director of Academic Services while providing a high level of academic support in an industry leading and progressive academic support team. The successful candidate will with manage all aspects of academic support for assigned Olympic sport student-athletes and monitoring NCAA eligibility requirements and their progress towards graduation with the ultimate goal of earning a university diploma. The position requires ongoing and open communication with student-athletes, coaches, academic services team, athletics department staff, and university faculty/staff. A thorough understanding of NCAA rules and regulations, specific to Bylaw 14, is required. Evenings and weekends may be required, as assigned.
To Apply follow this link: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/99512
Bachelor’s Degree required in related field. A minimum of two years of experience in post-secondary educational institutions. Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of NCAA eligibility/certification rules and regulations. Strong oral and written communication skills will be necessary while being available to work evenings and weekends, as assigned.
Master’s Degree in counseling/advisement strongly preferred, student personnel, education or related field. A minimum of two years’ experience working in an Athletics Department Academic Services Unit as a counselor, advisor, or learning specialist. Demonstrated experience working with academically underprepared/high-risk populations. Working knowledge of Pac-12 and NCAA rules and regulations with proficiency specific to Bylaw 14. Experience working with a diverse population and International student-athletes.
Internal Number: PRN22252B
About University of Utah- Athletics
The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City is a large public university set in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountain range. Inspiring views complement the vast opportunities campus provides. On July 1, 2011, the University of Utah became a member of the Pac-12 Conference. The university is only minutes away from world-class ski resorts, and rugged mountain bike trails the U attracts a wide range of sport enthusiasts.