The Athletics Academic Advisor is responsible for assisting the Associate Athletics Director for Athletic Academic Services with monitoring and facilitating academic progress toward graduation for student-athletes.
Duties and Essential Job Functions:
Provides pre-assessment of student-athletes' academic abilities and skills during their first semester of enrollment at TCU.
Provides specialized orientation programming for freshman/transfer student-athletes.
Provides academic advising to assigned pre-major student-athletes.
Works with assigned TCU Faculty/staff advisors to ensure progress toward graduation for student-athletes with declared majors.
Monitors and tracks student-athlete academic progress.
Assists student-athletes in developing academic plans.
Monitors assignment of tutorial support.
Provides assistance in course scheduling (registration).
Monitors and tracks athletic eligibility.
Communicates student-athletes' academic progress, grade checks and class attendance to coaches.
Provides information to student-athletes and coaches regarding institutional polices, academic requirements and athletic eligibility.
Nominates students-athletes for NCAA, conference and institutional academic awards.
Assists in the completion of continuing eligibility certification.
Acts as a liaison between student-athletes and faculty, academic departments, and student services personnel.
Assists with preparation of NCAA, The Big 12 Conference and institutional reports as assigned by the Director.
Participates in the recruiting process by meeting with prospective student-athletes in assigned sports.
Assists in the development of student-athlete orientation, career, personal and professional development programs.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
2 years experience advising/counseling students in higher education or related field
Knowledge of NCAA eligibility rules
Knowledge of appropriate computer software packages
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.
Internal Number: 2019-244
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