POSITION OVERVIEW: The Associate Athletic Director for Student Services and Academics leads the student-athlete services division of the Stetson Department of Athletics. The Associate Director is responsible for programs that encourage and support the development of student-athletes athletically and academically as well as ensuring compliance with all federal, NCAA, conference and university regulations. The Associate Athletic Director works in conjunction with the Faculty Athletics Representative, the Student Athlete Advisory Council and the University community to ensure that Stetson student-athletes are provided with excellence in opportunity in all facets of the University experience. The Associate Athletic Director reports directly to the Deputy Athletic Director and supervises the Academic Coordinator I for Student Athletes, Academic Coordinator II/APR Specialist, Men’s & Women’s Tennis, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and SAAC. The Associate Athletic Director acts as the Department of Athletics liaison to the University Registrar, Student Success, University Residential Living and Learning and dining services.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS: The qualifications and skill requirements for this position include: (May be narrative or bullet points) •NCAA, Conference initial and continuing eligibility requirements •NCAA Academic Progress Rate •NCAA Graduation Success Rate and Federal Graduation Rate •Ability to lead and manage staff and students to meet department and institutional goals •Knowledge of NCAA Rules and Regulations
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential job functions and responsibilities: (Add bullet points as needed) •Supervising all facets of four varsity sports including, Men’s & Women’s Tennis, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country.
•Preparing all regulatory documents for the Department of Athletics including but not limited to NCAA Graduation Success Rate, NCAA APR, institutional grade reports, retention reports, and ethnicity reports. Coordinating end-of-season team evaluations and senior exit inter views and compile results.
•Supervising, monitoring, and training all Department academic staff and workers.
•Administering and supervising an intercollegiate academic monitoring program for all student-athletes.
•Administering and supervising an intercollegiate tutoring program.
•Facilitating involvement with and serving as a liaison to all academic and administrative branches and professors at the University.
•Works collaboratively with the Associate AD for Compliance, certifying initial and continuing eligibility regarding institutional, conference and NCAA policy in conjunction with the Faculty Athletic Representative and the University Registrar.
•Supervising a budget for student-athlete welfare, including monitoring, and disseminating NCAA student- assistance funds.
•Providing education of academic eligibility requirements pertaining to NCAA, conference and institutional rules for all coaches and student-athletes.
•General academic advising, enhancement and referral for student-athletes. •Performing other duties as may be assigned by the Deputy Athletic Director and Director of Athletics.
•Performs other site and position specific functions as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
The qualifications and skill requirements for this position include:
(May be narrative or bullet points)
NCAA, Conference initial and continuing eligibility requirements
NCAA Academic Progress Rate
NCAA Graduation Success Rate and Federal Graduation Rate
Ability to lead and manage staff and students to meet department and institutional goals