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Athletics Academic Coordinator/ Tutor Coordinator

Company: Montana State University, Inc
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Athletics department administers 15 NCAA sports: Men's and Women's Basketball; Football; Women's Golf; Men's & Women's Skiing; Men's and Women's Tennis; Men's and Women's Cross Country, Indoor Track and Outdoor Track; and, Women's Volleyball. Under the supervision of the Associate Athletic Director for Academic Services the person in this position will perform a variety of tasks to promote academic achievement, graduation, and personal growth of each student-athlete. This position will also coordinate programming that promotes the academic success of student-athletes.

Duties and Responsibilities

Counsel student-athletes in academics. Coordinate student-athlete progress toward receiving a degree working with the student-athlete's academic advisor, academic department, Registrar's Office, FAR, and the student-athlete. Oversee academic eligibility for each student-athlete on teams as assigned, and meet regularly with and update coaches on the academic progress of team members. Manage the distribution of books for S/A's on book scholarships and the Bobcat Athletics book library. Work closely with potential student-athletes (high school & transfers) to assess eligibility for competition, financial aid, and practice. Coordinate any eligibility waivers for incoming and continuing student-athletes on assigned teams. Manage, track, and predict APR for assigned teams. Manage and maintain all hardware, and software programs utilized for monitoring academic support and progress (i.e. GradesFirst) for the Athletic Academic Center and provide training to staff and coaches on the use of such software. Coordinate the student-athlete tutoring program and oversee departmental study tables, and coordinate the CATS Program. Team teach freshman level transitional course section as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Academic Services. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director for Athletic Academic Services, Senior Associate Director of Athletics for Student and Compliance Services/SWA, and/or the Director of Athletics.

Required Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Bachelor's degree in relevant field, or a combination of education and/or experience from which comparable skills are acquired. Experience in athletics administration or higher education. Experience and competence in advising and/or student success in a higher-ed setting Experience in establishing and monitoring policies and practices related to academic success. Experience working with and engaging diverse students

Preferred Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Master's degree in a related field. Experience interacting with a diverse constituency using excellent interpersonal communications skills, both written and oral. Ability to implement and run a department wide tutoring and study table program. Knowledge of and commitment to NCAA Division I and Big Sky Conference bylaws. Experience with MSU's SCT Banner software system, and experience w/NCAA Computer Assistant and Legislative Services Database internet.

The Successful Candidate Will

Have proven leadership and organization skills. Have the ability to work in a fast paced team environment with excellent communication skills.

Position Special Requirements/Additional Information This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This position has supervisory duties? Yes

Keywords: Montana State University, Inc, Bozeman , Athletics Academic Coordinator/ Tutor Coordinator, Other , Bozeman, Montana

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