Mississippi Valley State University

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October 25, 2013

Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services/Senior Women's Administrator

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Department:

Athletics Department

 

Position:

Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services/Senior Women’s Administrator

 

Appointment Conditions:

Full-time (12-months)

 

Salary:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

 

 

Position Available:

Immediately

 

Job Description:

 

The Director of Student–Athlete Academic Services/Senior Women’s Administrator is responsible for providing academic advising in conjunction with monitoring continuing academic eligibility of student-athletes as outlined by the NCAA;  provide day-to-day oversight and supervision of academic tutors to ensure the transition, retention and timely progression toward degree; assists with university process for advising student-athletes, monitor and implement study hall for all sports;  serving as the liaison to the Office of Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, Residential Life, and Career Services; coordinate annual student-athlete orientation for female athletes; administer female student-athlete recognition program; acts as a key spokesperson for the needs and interests of women within the intercollegiate athletics department; strategizes and coordinates ways to support and manage gender equity and Title IX plans and issues; and keeps department of athletics informed of key information and/or changes relevant to Title IX.

 

Qualifications Required:

Master’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required; comprehensive (4-7 years) progressive program experience within student-athlete academic services and significant experience (3-5 years) working with a Division I sports teams; demonstrated strong collaborative skills with support units and which enhance the student-athlete experience; experience monitoring social media sites; and experience evaluating initial and continuing athletics eligibility are desired; experience providing programs and services within a student services operation that supports student-athletes’ educational experience and retention; proven experience (1-3 years) in working with student-athletes with academic deficiencies and/or learning disabilities; and other duties as required.

 

Application Deadline:

Open until position is filled.

 

Application Procedure:

Send employment application, resume, academic transcripts and three (3) letters of recommendation to:

 

Mississippi Valley State University

Office of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Hwy 82 West 

Itta Bena, MS  38941

 

 

 

Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer