Academic Coordinator for football and other assigned teams; mentors at-risk student-athletes; promotes academic success and retention of student-athletes; provides academic advising and monitors academic progress; assists in monitoring continuing eligibility; meets with prospective student-athletes on recruiting visits and provides coaches with relevant NCAA Eligibility Center information regarding prospective student-athletes.
-Bachelor’s degree. -Two years of experience working in a college student services area. -Commitment to academic integrity and compliance with University, Conference and NCAA regulations. -Positive interpersonal skills. -Ability to work and communicate effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse educational and social backgrounds. -Ability to multi-task. -Effective organizational skills. -Strong listening skills. -Effective written and verbal communication skills. -Willingness to work irregular hours, nights, weekends and holidays as necessary. -Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
-Master’s degree. -Knowledge of Division I athletic programs. -Advising and academic support programming experience in an NCAA intercollegiate environment.
About Central Michigan University
Founded more than 125 years ago to meet Michigan’s need for teachers and business leaders, Central Michigan University prepares students to become leaders and changemakers in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 22,000 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. We offer approximately 300 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels — many of which are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5 percent of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with students at the graduate and undergraduate levels in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 18 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes are achieving great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing titles in Mid-American Con...ference championships and maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.2.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. Residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. The city is a short drive from other major Michigan destinations including Grand Rapids and Detroit, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and more.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).