Louisiana Tech University is seeking applicants for the position of Athletics Academic Advisor. This is a full-time, 12-month position with flexible work hours that adapt to the needs of student-athletes.
Reporting to the Assistant Athletics Director for Academics, the successful applicant will administer and monitor a comprehensive academic support system for football student-athletes to ensure compliance with NCAA, C-USA, and Louisiana Tech University rules, policies, and regulations.
Duties include monitoring degree progress and eligibility for assigned student-athletes; serving as a liaison with academic offices, support services and faculty; gathering data and preparing academic reports; coordinating and evaluating priority registration; assist with class and major selection; assist with class checking; assist with submitting NCAA waivers and appeals; supervise a study hall/computer lab area for student athletes; preparing weekly study hall and academic reports and present them to assigned coaching staffs; and present academic information at all on-campus recruiting events. This position will assist in athletic events as well as miscellaneous other duties as assigned by the Athletics Director and the Assistant Athletics Director for Academics.
Application process includes submitting a cover letter,current resume, contact information for three (3) professional references and unofficial transcripts to the Search Committee by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Louisiana Tech University is an AA/EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Master's degree preferred with relevant experience in academic advising, counseling, and tutoring. Review will include those applicants with a bachelor's degree and verifiable recent experience in academic support activities for student-athletes.
- skilled application of the Microsoft Office suite of products, with emphasis on Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Moodle, GradesFirst, and Blackboard experience a plus.
- communication skills, both written and oral, are critical
- must be detail-oriented, organized, and deadline conscious
- must be able to work well with senior and support staff across campus including Departmental Offices, Admissions, Financial Aid, Comptroller (Student Accounts), Registrar and Student Affairs.
Louisiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.