Athletic Academic Advisor
Job no: 515750
Work type: Staff
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services, Counselor (Non-instructional Faculty)
CSUN strives to be a destination workplace, where everyone understands that they belong to a community that is vital in advancing student success and providing exemplary service to all stakeholders. We foster an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. We have a relentless passion for celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion as well as being an employer of choice. You will also have the opportunity to realize your own personal goals and be recognized for the work you do, and enjoy the unique value the CSUN community can offer. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place. Learn more: https://www.csun.edu/about-csun.
Under general supervision, the Athletic Academic Advisor is responsible for the athletic academic advisement of multiple athletic teams to include prospective, continuing, and former CSUN student-athletes. This encompasses guided course selection aligned with campus, academic advising best practices and NCAA regulations, graduation planning, referrals to campus resources this position will also identify academic needs, assign academic support requirements and provide individual and team academic support services and education, while collaborating heavily with athletic coaches, athletic administrators, campus advisors, campus staff and of course other members of the MAC. The incumbent is also responsible for monitoring, reviewing, and sharing NCAA Division I Academic Eligibility.
- Works closely with their supervisor or MAC staff, admissions and records, athletic administrators, athletic coaches and athletic compliance this position involves specific working knowledge of NCAA academic eligibility rules and regulations and the NCAA academic progress rate (APR) requirements.
- Works closely with athletic compliance to complete NCAA transfer evaluations and oversees specific teams as assigned.
- Communicates academic progress of assigned student-athletes with appropriate coaches, sport administrators, MAC staff, and campus administrators to include: academic course work progress tracking and student academic conduct, while identifying and meeting with students to creating an academic support plan focused on graduation and individual academic success.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
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- Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a job-related field. Equivalent to two years of professional experience working directly with student-athletes in an academic setting or in one of the student services program areas or in a related field.
- A Master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.
- Professional membership in National Advising and Athletic Advising communities, (NACADA, N4A, etc.) preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Knowledge of the principles, practices and trends of Academic Advising for student-athletes; the principles of individual and group behavior; individual counseling techniques; and the ability to acquire such knowledge of the organizational procedures and activities of the specific campus to which the position is assigned.
- Working knowledge of NCAA Division I academic rules and regulations.
- Ability to: identify complex situations accurately and seek support for a solution; advise students individually and in groups on student-related matters.
- Interpret and evaluate descriptions and explanations of problems brought forward by individuals or student groups, analyze and define the problem, and with support draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals; and operates standard office equipment and software including but not limited to Oracle PeopleSoft, EAB Campus, ARMS, and Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Outlook, and Excel).
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
- The university offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to; medical, dental, vision, retirement & savings, tuition waiver and more.
- Classification: 3082 / SSP II
- The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $4304 per month, dependent upon qualifications and experience. The salary range for this classification is: $4304 - $6120 per month.
- HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday; may include some evenings and weekends.
- TRAVEL: This position requires occasional travel.
- REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.
- Applications received through July 8, 2022, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
- This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
- A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
- The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
- Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.
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