McNeese State University, a Division I member of the NCAA and the Southland Conference, is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong leadership and technical skills for a full-time position of Director of Academic Services. This position will operate under the direction of the University Provost and Director of Athletics will implement goals and objectives as it relates to McNeese’s NCAA Division I football program, The Southland Conference and NCAA policies and procedures.
Job duties include but are not limited to the following:
Monitor grades and absences of student athletes throughout semesters.
Works 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 all student athletes.
Provide each coach with a detailed statistical report regarding academics of each student athlete.
Works in conjunction with the Director of Student-Athlete Services, and hires/manages other academic staff as needed.
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.
Other duties as assigned by Sr. Associate AD/Compliance and University Provost.
Education and Experience:
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
Previous experience at a Division I institution, working with at-risk student athletes, specifically football
1-5 years experience in education
The position is open until filled.
Salary: Starting at $35,000, salary based upon experience
Application Materials and Contact:
For the application process, interested applicants should electronically submit a: Cover Letter, Resume, and References, (name, phone number, and e-mail address of at least three). Please email the required documents to Sr. Associate A.D. / Tanner Stines 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.