Coordinator of Athletics Eligibility and Student-Athlete Success
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Operations - Academic Support
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 997435
Drake University is seeking a Coordinator of Athletics Eligibility and Student-Athlete Academic Success. This position holds primary responsibility for the management of the degree evaluation process to support NCAA eligibility procedures. The incumbent will also have administrative and programmatic responsibilities within the area of student-athlete support in the athletics department. The ability to prioritize multiple tasks and impeccable communication skills are essential. This position is eligible for a customized work arrangement.
40% Manages degree evaluation process of student-athletes in order to ensure their NCAA athletic eligibility and timeliness to degree completion.
20% Manages assigned administrative duties to include regular reports, communication with faculty, tracking of initiatives and supervision of student staff.
20% Facilitate student-athlete programs to include study hall management and life skills execution.
20% Meet with designated student-athletes as assigned. Refer student-athletes to campus resources, as needed.
0% Performs other duties as assigned.
0% All of the duties require an understanding of and compliance with the rules of the NCAA, the
One year of professional experience in a higher education setting or as a collegiate student-athlete. Proven ability to work under pressure and interact with constituents from diverse backgrounds. Effective communication skills and ability to balance competing priorities.
Drake University is a private, co-educational university located in the city of Des Moines, Iowa. The institution offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as professional programs in law and pharmacy. Located in Des Moines, Iowa's capital city, the University is uniquely positioned to provide learning opportunities through partnerships with the city's bounty of businesses, schools, government and cultural activity. Drake is an NCAA Division I member and competes in the Missouri Valley Conference in all sports except football, men's tennis and crew. In football, Drake competes in the FCS NCAA Division I Pioneer Football League. In men's tennis, Drake competes in the Summit League and in crew, Drake competes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.