Job TitleAssistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development Type of EmploymentRegular Full-Time If Part Time, Enter Hours Per Week Work LocationMurray Employment Term12 Months Position TypeStaff - Exempt(Monthly) DepartmentAthletics Student Services Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities The Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development directs and manages a comprehensive life readiness program for student-athletes. This individual also maintains a liaison relationship with various University units to facilitate student progress at the University.
• Assist the coaches with the academic requirements of their recruits. • Primary academic contact for Football, Baseball, and Volleyball. • Establishes, maintains and monitors the academic records in assigned sports. • Monitors class attendance and course performance of student-athletes in assigned sports. • Develops information on academic obligations, athletic eligibility and personal problems of the student-athletes in order to assist them in maintain appropriate academic progress in assigned sports. • Initiates and maintains contact with the Office of Admissions and Records concerning the admission status of prospective student-athletes in assigned sports. • Maintains a liaison relationship with the Registrar’s Office, Admissions Office, Counseling Center, African-American Student Services and Ethnic programs, and academic departments to facilitate student progress at the University in assigned sports. • Serves as an advisor for the Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) • Serves as primary facilitator for the Women’s Empowerment and Education (WEE) initiative • Serves as the primary facilitator for the Captain’s and Emerging Leaders initiative • Serves as department’s primary liaison to Campus Career Services Office • Serves as primary coordinator for all team and department community service and outreach initiatives. • Serves as primary coordinator for Racer Road (4-year comprehensive program) • Serve as primary liaison for Campus Career Fair and any Career Fair development opportunities. • Serves as primary facilitator for 4-year resume development program with all student-athletes. • Serves as primary facilitator for Assistant Coach’s Development Academy initiatives. • Co-Administer FYE Freshman Year Experience class for student-athletes as needed. • Serve on university and NCAA committees as directed. • Responsible for game management for sports as assigned. • Assist in game management for the sports of Football and Basketball. • Serve in assistant capacity in the maintenance and operation of the Athletics Book Room. • Serve as lead administrator in the planning and preparation for annual student-athlete welcome back programming event. • Other duties as assigned. • As a member of the Murray State University Athletic Department, you shall comply with all applicable NCAA rules and regulations as provided in the NCAA Division I Manual. If you are found in violation of NCAA regulations, you shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.
Application deadline: May 25, 2021
• 2-3 years’ experience in academic advising, preferably in Division I athletics • Ability to work well with students, faculty, staff • Strong working knowledge of NCAA rules and academic standards • Demonstrated understanding and strong commitment to cultural diversity • Good communication skills • Strong leadership skills • Strong organizational skills
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Murray State University, Ohio Valley Conference