The Athletics Academic Advisor is responsible for assisting the Director of Athletic Academic Services with monitoring and facilitating academic progress toward graduation for student athletes.
1. Provides pre-assessment of student-athletes' academic abilities and skills during their first semester of enrollment at TCU.
2. Provides specialized orientation programming for freshman/transfer student-athletes.
3. Provides academic advising to assigned pre-major student-athletes.
4. Works with assigned TCU Faculty/staff advisors to ensure progress toward graduation for student-athletes with declared majors.
5. Monitors and tracks student-athlete academic progress.
6. Assists student-athletes in developing academic plans.
7. Monitors assignment of tutorial support.
8. Provides assistance in course scheduling (registration).
9. Monitors and tracks athletic eligibility.
10. Communicates student-athletes' academic progress, grade checks and class attendance to coaches.
11. Provides information to student-athletes and coaches regarding institutional polices, academic requirements and athletic eligibility.
12. Nominates students-athletes for NCAA, conference and institutional academic awards.
13. Assists in the completion of continuing eligibility certification.
14. Acts as a liaison between student-athletes and faculty, academic departments, and student services personnel.
15. Assists with preparation of NCAA, Big 12 and institutional reports as assigned by the Director.
16. Participates in the recruiting process by meeting with prospective student-athletes in assigned sports.
17. Assists in the development of student-athlete orientation, career, personal and professional development programs.
18. Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Bachelor's Degree.
• 2 years experience advising/counseling students in higher education or related field.
• Master's Degree.
• Knowledge of NCAA eligibility rules.
• Knowledge of appropriate computer software packages.
• Knowledge of NCAA eligibility rules.
• Skill in both spoken and written communication.
• Skill in making updates to digital and social media channels daily.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision under strict deadlines in a fact paced environment.
• Ability to work non-traditional hours.
University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
This job description includes the expectation of compliance with NCAA regulations. An institutional staff member who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.
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