Individual Student Progress •Oversee and report individual and team weekly study hall sessions •Monitor and report academic progress of assigned student-athletes relative to NCAA, Big Ten and University requirements •Assist student athletes with academic schedule development and major exploration and planning •Facilitate interaction with or guide assigned student-athletes to campus and academic resources •Provide academic evaluation of recruits •Schedule campus appointments for, and meet with, prospective student--athletes on both official and unofficial visits •Provide comprehensive semester grade reports to Associate Athletic Director of Academic Services Strategic Engagement •Prepare and distribute NCAA required travel letters for athletes •Communicate with campus faculty and staff regarding student-athlete progress and performance •Consult with coaches on a regular basis regarding academic performance of their student-athletes •Work compatibly and cooperatively with all personnel within the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and on the University of Illinois campus
Required: Master’s degree in Education, Counseling or Sport Management or closely related field
Required: Minimum 2-5 years of experience in intercollegiate athletic advising. Strong written and oral communication skills required. One to two years full-time professional experience in academic services for student-athletes required.
Preferred: Experience in athletic academic counseling and/or higher education, preferably with either Football, Men’s/Women’s Basketball student-athletes.