Thornton Athletics Student Life Center University of Tennessee Academic Counselor (Coordinator II)
It is the mission of the Thornton Center to foster the pursuit of comprehensive excellence through the holistic development of each student-athlete. The Thornton Center is a comprehensive academic support unit for student-athletes, offering specialized programming in the areas of Academic Counseling, Learning Services, and Student-Athlete Development. .
This position exists to provide academic coordination, support and counseling to former, current and prospective student-athletes for assigned teams; to monitor NCAA, SEC, and University eligibility to participate in intercollegiate athletics; to establish and monitor progress toward degree completion and graduation; and to monitor and facilitate APR (academic progress report) information for assigned teams. This position will play an active role in the on-campus recruitment of prospective student-athletes. This position will aid in the retention of student-athletes in a competitive, university environment and the development of independent learners.
Internal Number: 208306
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