The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Athletics Department is seeking a qualified Academic Counselor. This position will report directly to the Senior Associate AD for Student Athlete Academic Services.
Specific job duties include:
- Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes for assigned Olympic sports - Assist with the academic, social, and career development of student-athletes in cooperation with other University support services - Counsel student-athletes regarding academic performance, course/major selection, graduation plans, NCAA academic eligibility requirements, etc. - Communicate student-athletes’ academic progress to coaches and athletics administration through reports and regular meetings - Coordinate the tutor program which includes recruiting, interviewing, initial and ongoing training, and managing a staff of student tutors; utilizing GradesFirst to set-up and schedule tutoring appointments; regularly tracking, evaluating, and reporting on the program to all constituents as needed; and using data to incorporate innovative measures to increase effectiveness and efficiency - Oversee departmental social media presence - Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. -1-2 years of experience advising and counseling student-athletes in a Division I athletic academic support program
Preferred Qualifications: - Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. -Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, public relations, interpersonal, customer service, and supervisory skills when working with student-athletes, faculty, staff, coaches, and administration. - Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others; commitment to working with multi-cultural populations. - Have strong work ethic and be a person of high integrity and character who shares a commitment for knowing and complying with NCAA, Conference, and Institutional rules as they apply to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Athletics program. - Ability to work extended daily hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and the 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.
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