Asst Athletic Dir for Student Athlete Svcs (Admin)

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 by California State University, Fresno

Fresno, CA 93650
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Job Title: Assistant Athletic Director for Student Athlete Services (Administrator I)

Job ID: 13616

Full/ Part Time: Full-Time

Job Code:3318


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This position reports to the Associate Athletics Director for Compliance and Student-Athlete Services. The position is responsible for the management and oversight of academic and student services operations for all student-athletes. The position is a confidential position and supervises 5 full-time Athletic Academic Advisor positions and 3 part-time positions.


The salary is competitive and is negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position with an attractive benefits package which includes but is not limited to: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; 12+ paid holidays; excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance; and retirement benefits.

Position Summary:

The Essential Functions of the Job Include:
  • Provide leadership to academic advisors, support staff, tutors and student workers that support student-athletes in athletic academic counseling and advising, life skills and career preparation, and special programs such as community service outreach, and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
  • Responsibility for the day-to-day supervision of academic advisors, support staff, tutors and student workers that support student-athletes in athletics academic counseling, life skills and career preparation.
  • Coordinate the teaching of the Athletics 10 course with academic advisors during the Fall semester.
  • Serve as academic advisor for Men's Basketball and other sports as assigned.
  • Monitor programs for improvement of grade point averages, academic progress rates, and graduation rates for student-athletes.
  • Coordination and presentation of workshops for student-athletes on a variety of issues including academic integrity and other life skills.
  • Direct special programs such as Life Skills, and community service outreach.
  • Implements electronic exit interviews with student-athletes.
  • Work with the Director of Compliance Services on NCAA academic legislation, NCAA academic initial & continuing eligibility and other student-athlete academic issues.
  • Coordinate the preparation of the required reports for the NCAA, Conference and the university as needed such as: Federal Graduation rates, GSR, and G.P.A reports.
  • Assist coaches with reviewing academic transcripts of incoming prospective and transfer student-athletes.
  • Staff the Athletic Advisory Council subcommittee for academic performance.
  • Manage and control the Student-Athlete Services operational budget.
  • Oversee approving and monitoring any form of academic advising related assistance provided to student-athletes from all sources.
  • Responsible for academic advising of student-athletes in assigned sports.
  • Along with academic staff and Faculty Athletics Representatives, will serve as liaison for interaction between faculty and coaching staff.
  • Foster and maintain good relationships with department, university and external personnel with whom you have interactions.
  • Support the department's commitment to equity and diversity, as well as perform all duties with integrity, confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Support other areas of the athletics department by establishing and promoting positive working relationships within the university.
  • Work extended hours and weekends as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education which is accredited by one of the six US regional accrediting associations or by an equivalent international institution of higher education.
  • Minimum five years full-time NCAA academic advising/student services experience at an NCAA institution, NCAA National Office or Conference office.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations regarding initial and continuing academic eligibility as well as NCAA academic measures.
  • Recent experience with academic support services (study stables, tutorial, computer labs).
  • Previous collegiate academic advising experience, including working directly with student-athletes.
  • Ability to effectively:
    • Interact with coaches of Division I sports programs, student-athletes and campus officials
    • Ability to work effectively with people from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
    • Supervise a team of academic advising/student services professionals.
    • Maintain strict confidentiality.
    • Multi-task and meet deadlines.
    • Desire and ability to work within a fast-paced, diverse and team-oriented work environment.
    • Support the department's commitment to equity and diversity as well as perform duties with integrity and professionalism.
    • Have excellent communication skills both oral and written as well as competence in interpreting and communicating procedures, policies, ideas and instructions.
    • History of regular attendance and positive reviews.

Preferred Skills:
  • Master's degree
  • NCAA academic advising/student services experience at an NCAA Division I institution.
  • Experience in academic advising/student services at an FBS institution.
  • Prior supervisory experience.
  • Previous experience in data collection and submission of NCAA APR and FGR/GSR data, ability to develop and implement improvement plans.
  • Past experience working directly with football and/or men's basketball student-athletes.

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