The division of Athletics at the University of North Alabama is accepting applications for the position of Academic Support Specialist/Academic Advisor. This position provides academic advising and counseling to student-athletes in various academic majors. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable NCAA, university, and ASUN guidelines. FLSA status, title, and level of position is commensurate with the successful applicant’s education and experience relative to the assigned salary grade level/title.
UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for its positions so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus.
We welcome applicants who are committed to working at a university that values diversity, equity, and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students.
The minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree, required; Master’s degree, preferred; Experience with advising or compliance is preferred; and experience with Division I athletic advising or compliance, strongly preferred.
To view the complete job description and/or apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postoings/6612. Applications will only be accepted via this system. Applicants must upload a cover letter and resume at the time of application as well as provide contact information for at least three professional references. In addition, this position requires the submission of a one-page diversity statement, the explanation for which can be found here. For questions or assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 256.765.4291.
The University of North Alabama is a comprehensive regional, doctoral-level, state-assisted institution of higher education in Florence, Alabama, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). UNA was named one of America's "Great Colleges to Work For in 2020" by the Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation's premier publication for professionals in the academic world. With an enrollment of more than 8,300 undergraduate and graduate students, UNA offers degree programs through four academic colleges: arts, sciences, and engineering; business and technology; education and human sciences; and nursing and health professions. UNA is one of the most picturesque college campuses in Alabama, occupying a 130-acre pedestrian-friendly campus in Florence's historic district. The University's diverse faculty and staff enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package and are supported in their professional and career endeavors through encouraged participation in conferences, research opportunities, and various other types of professional development.
UNA Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II Nat...ional Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN and Big South Conferences. The Division of Athletics is home to fourteen (14) men’s and women’s sports.
Florence, along with adjacent towns, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia make up an area known as the "Shoals". Located in the hills of northwest Alabama and on the banks of the Tennessee River, the Shoals offers its citizens an enviable sense of safety and comfort in year-round moderate climate. The Shoals is a regional hub of 143,000 people located within easy driving distance of Birmingham, Memphis, and Nashville. The area has a rich tradition in the arts, culture, entertainment, and recreation that includes numerous festivals throughout the year, two Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail courses, the birthplaces of Helen Keller and W.C. Handy, the Rosenbaum House/Museum (the only Frank Lloyd Wright home in Alabama), a proud musical heritage and home to the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, and much more. The Shoals is consistently recognized in national magazines and on travel sites as a great place to live.
UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed. UNA is a smoke-free campus. We welcome applicants who have shown a commitment to educating and mentoring a diverse student body to expand opportunities and enhance personal growth, retention, and academic success.