This position works with the Student-Athlete Academic Support Services team to provide academic support to assigned teams. Assists coaches, athletic administrators, university administrators and faculty with any and all concerns as they relate to the academic needs and overall development of the student-athletes at Miami University. Coordinating eligibility for all student athletes and working closely with the Compliance office. The position supports the mission of the University and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by monitoring institutional compliance with NCAA, University and MAC conference rules and regulations. Duties/Physical Demands: Coordinate the processes used for athletics eligibility certification. Serve on the Athletic Eligibility Certification committee Assist the Compliance office with the submission of the APR (Academic Performance Program Rate) and GSR (Graduation Success Rate) with support from the Faculty Athletics Representative. Serve as office Liaison to compliance staff and eligibility certification committee Evaluate and analyze academic records and enrollment status of student-athletes to determine eligibility status for practice, and competition. Compile eligibility documentation for review by the Athletic Academic Eligibility Committee which consists of the Registrar, Faculty Athletics Representative, and Compliance. Attend NCAA regional seminars and conference compliance meetings. Assist in the education efforts on campus to provide information regarding progress towards degree, initial eligibility and transfer eligibility. Compile and generate various reports requested from the Athletic Department, Conference Office and other athletic associations. This includes NCAA and MAC Awards. Coordinate the academic support program/services for assigned varsity teams. This includes, but is not limited to: communicating with faculty and other administrative offices via telephone, email and in person regarding student-athletes’ academic progress; monitoring student-athletes’ continuing eligibility and satisfactory academic progress; recommending effective learning strategies to enhance student-athletes’ academic skill set; communicating with coaching staff on an as needed basis; maintaining weekly meetings with student-athletes in academic jeopardy; assisting student-athletes with finding appropriate resources across campus for course selection; understanding Miami University curriculums and graduation requirements. Coordinate and prescribe academic and personal support services for student athletes (i.e. tutoring, learning disabilities, SEP academic support, student counseling, health services etc.) Compile reports to coaches concerning students meeting with Intervention Learning Specialists. Teach and Assist developing KNH 112 course (transitions for college student athletes) Compile Winter Term and Summer Term aid requests and present budget data to the budget office. Assist with delivery of program services during Summer Orientation. Assist in the planning and implementation of the Summer Bridge Program. Provide weekly and end of semester reports to head coaches and sport administrators on student athlete academic performance. Occasional travel with team as needed. Assist the sport programs in talking with prospective student-athletes, parents, and/or guardians about the academic services provided at Miami University at recruiting visits and scheduled recruiting functions. Represent the Office of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services on University Committees, and communicate NCAA and MAC rules and regulations on satisfactory progress and eligibility with college academic advisors and support staff. Address university staff and faculty members concerns related to student-athlete issues. Other duties as assigned (This list of essential duties, tasks and responsibilities is not all-inclusive; individual will perform other related duties as assigned.) • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written • High level of understanding of excel and data mining • Organizational skills with the ability to multi-task • Experience working and communicating with diverse groups of people • Strong computer skills • Leadership, Managerial skills • Broad understanding of FERPA rules/regulations • Knowledge of NCAA rules/regulations • Ability to act professionally and keep students’ records confidential • Ability to make decisions and handle conflicts • Problem-solving skills and creativity • Knowledge of NCAA Division I academic eligibility rules Please apply at the following link: https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=3812
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required 5+ Years work experience in higher education (can include internships/graduate assistant positions) Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree preferred in college student personnel, counseling, education, sport management, or a related field • Experience working with Native BANNER/BANNER WEB, NCAA data submissions, Degree Audit Reporting Systems (DARS/NCAA DARS), Developing database structures and operations, SSC Campus, proven track record of redesign of business processes to enhance services for student success, 6-12 months experience working with student-athletes and diverse groups of people.
Affiliation: Public university of OhioPhilosophy: Miami is a residential university with a focus on teaching undergraduates. A liberal education core complements the more specialized studies of the majors.Established: 1809; named for the Miami Indian Tribe that inhabited the area now known as the Miami Valley Region of OhioLocations: Main campus in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati); regi...onal locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio; European Center in LuxembourgEnrollment: 14,872 undergraduates and 2,395 graduate students on the Oxford campus; 3,680 undergraduates on the Hamilton campus; 2,271 undergraduates on the Middletown campus; 205 graduate students at the Voice of America Learning Center (based on Fall 2010 enrollment)
Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami does not permit, and takes action to prevent, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco free.