Requisition Number: S00919P: Academic Advisement-Athletics Position Category: Staff Campus Location: Weber State University - Ogden, UT Hours Per Week: 40 Months Per Year: 12 Alternate Work Schedule: Occasional nights/weekends. Pay Grade: E31 Salary: Hourly Pay Rate: FLSA: Exempt
Job Summary/Basic Function: This is a full-time, twelve-month position, which reports to the Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services. This position assists in administering Weber State University (WSU) Athletics Department's comprehensive academic and developmental programs to student-athletes. This position coordinates and monitors the admissions process for new student-athletes for assigned sports; coordinates and monitors pre-registration each semester for assigned sports; maintains team rosters and continuing eligibility checklists for assigned sports; communicates academic status of student-athletes to the respective coaches in a timely fashion; verifies all academic eligibility certification requirements according to institutional, Big Sky Conference, and NCAA rules; compiles semester academic summaries on assigned sports; and serves as an additional liaison to related campus offices. In addition, this position assists with student-athlete development, including oversight of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. In accordance with the principles of NCAA rules compliance, it is understood that any employee who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.
1-2 years of full or part-time related experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Seeking applicants with the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Demonstrates outstanding oral and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.
Must have the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with staff, faculty, coaches, student-athletes, and administrators.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Must be able to work in a time-sensitive and occasionally pressured environment.
Possess an attitude that fosters a respectful, non-threatening workplace environment.
Ability to accept a flexible work schedule that includes nights and weekends.
Work effectively with a variety of individuals and organizations.
Demonstrate an extreme attention to detail.
Must be able to organize tasks and set priorities.
Must have total commitment to the adherence of NCAA, Big Sky Conference, and Institutional regulations.
Preferred qualifications include:
A Master’s degree
Previous experience as an academic advisor in a NCAA collegiate athletics setting.
Background Check? Yes
Benefits Summary: WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
Job Open Date: 10/11/2021 Review Date: 10/25/2021 Job Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes
Notes to Applicant: The annual salary for this position starts at $36,000 and may go up from there depending on candidate qualifications. The position comes with a generous benefits package. Some remote work may be possible. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Screening of applications will begin October 25, 2021. Position will remain open until filled. Criminal background check required as a condition of employment. Physical Activity of this position: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction., Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position. , Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. , Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. , Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.
Physical Requirements of this position: Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.
Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.
The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).