The Academic Coordinator for Student-Athlete Academic Services is responsible for assisting the Associate Athletic Director for Academic Services in developing and administering a comprehensive student-athlete enrichment program designed to assist all student-athletes to effectively maximize their academic potential and personal growth, ultimately resulting in a degree in their chosen field of study.
It is the responsibility of the Academic Coordinator for Student-Athlete Academic Services to coordinate, implement, facilitate, oversee and evaluate all facets of the academic support service programs for assigned sports teams, including but not limited to, academic advising, providing educational programs, scheduling, and monitoring study hall sessions, academic progress, tutoring, and degree completion.
- Annually and at mid-semester, assist with providing educational orientation programs for all incoming and returning student-athletes regarding policy and procedures, academic expectations, and academic progress.
- Implement, administer and coordinate study hall sessions and attendance for all assigned sports.
- Assist with the employment and evaluation of study hall monitors and tutors.
- Work with Athletic Compliance Services in all matters relating to NCAA academic eligibility and recruiting.
- Assist with eligibility certification and the continuing eligibility process.
- Assist with University, Conference, and NCAA nominations and awards.
- In conjunction with the athletic senior administrative staff, the SUNY Title IX Compliance Officer, annually attend the mandatory sexual violence prevention program as required by federal, state, SUNY, and University policies and procedures prior to or at the beginning of the academic year
A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
A minimum of 2 years as an academic advisor at the college level
A demonstrated knowledge of NCAA Division I rules and compliance issues concerning the administration of intercollegiate athletics
Skills: Strong interpersonal, organizational, administrative, verbal, and written communication skills with a specific legislative writing style.
The ability to work with people in a multi-ethnic environment
The ability to compile data and prepare, write and review reports; must have excellent computer skills with a working knowledge of MS Office, ARMS, and NCAA applications
The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those other cultures or backgrounds
The scope of this position requires weekend, evening, and possible holiday hours.
Experience with Division I academic advising, tutoring, and/or academic counseling
Previous experience with Life Skills programming is desirable as well as experience with People Soft programming and GradesFirst
Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.
Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.