This position provides support within academic support services at Baylor University, and is responsible for advising, monitoring, and tracking academic progress of student-athletes along with the coordination tutorial support for student-athletes. The ability to interact with a wide range of constituents including student-athletes, coaches and Athletics staff, faculty, and campus partners is essential. The ideal candidate must have prior intercollegiate athletics advising experience.
A Bachelor's Degree, one year of relevant experience, and a Christian faith are required. A Master's Degree and 2-3 years of relevant experience are preferred.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
What You Will Do
Academic Advising: Direct contact with coaches and student-athletes (personal, academic and career advising; changing schedules, assisting in procedural matters, and verifying that classes meet degree requirements as well as NCAA eligibility requirements). Monitor academic eligibility of student-athletes. Communicate with supervisor and Athletics Compliance Office any pertinent information.
Academic Liaison: Communicate with campus advisors, professors, and other faculty relating to requirements, progress, and the academic standing of the assigned student-athletes.
Tutorial Support: Coordinate daily adjustments to scheduled academic sessions, including entering and communicating cancellations, time adjustments, and requests for additional support. Manage and conduct observations of student-employee Mentors and Tutors and providing constructive feedback. Format and disseminate daily academic session reports.
Other Duties: Assist in requiring all intercollegiate athletic programs to maintain compliance with Baylor University policies and procedures, as well as Big 12 conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Communicate immediately any possible NCAA infractions to the Athletic Compliance staff.
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission
Ability to comply with University policies
Maintain regular and punctual attendance
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylor’s commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled