Assistant Director for Mastodon Academic Performance Center
Purdue University Fort Wayne
Location: FORT WAYNE, Indiana
Internal Number: 29138
Join Purdue University Fort Wayne: We are currently seeking a full-time and onsite Assistant Director for Mastodon Academic Performance (MAP) Center for our Athletics department. This position assists the academic support and in the development of life skills programing of DI student-athletes.
Coordinates the certification of NCAA student-athlete eligibility, as well as any other academic mandated NCAA or institutional academic programing.
Provide direct academic support to approximately half of the athletic teams.
Assists with all functions of the MAP Center, including Eligibility Certification and meeting with potential student athletes during recruiting visits.
Manage a grade check system for all student-athletes.
Coordinate campus new student orientations.
Actively participant in helping to advise the (SALT) Student-Athlete Leadership Team.
Teach the Freshmen Success class geared directly for and toward student-athletes.
Work and collaborate with the greater campus, Academic Affairs and Student Affairs.
Three years athletic advising experience.
A strong knowledge/understanding of NCAA DI academics and life skills and experience in athletic academic advising.
Knowledge of current NCAA academic eligibility rules for DI.
Strong communication skills.
This position requires the ability to work occasional nights and weekends.
Knowledge of student development, learning, retention theories and best practices, particularly as they relate to DI student-athletes.
Free tuition through Purdue University Global.
Fee remission for a traditional Purdue degree for yourself, your spouse, and your child(ren).
Insurance starts on first day of employment.
Generous Paid Time Off – additional PTO in December.
Resumes and cover letters that contain portraits or personal information will not be reviewed by the hiring committee.
Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.
PFW full-time students are not eligible to work full-time in a benefits-eligible position.
A background check and misconduct screen will be required for employment in this position.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime).
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
Purdue Fort Wayne is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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