Head Football Academic Counselor/Assistant Director
Oregon State University-Academics for Student Athletes
Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Masters
Salary is commensurate with education, training and experience.
Internal Number: P05897UF
Academic Services for Student Athletes is seeking a Head Football Academic Counselor/Assistant Director. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, professional faculty position.
Reporting directly to the Associate Athletic Director of Academics for Student Athletes (ASA) the Head Football Academic Counselor/Assistant Director is the principal decision maker for football counseling for ASA and directs a small team of academic counselors. This individual must possess and demonstrate superior understanding of NCAA, Pac 12, and University rules as they apply to the provision of academic support to student athletes. The ethical and moral decision making and actions of this individual must be accurate, transparent, and always in keeping with the rules of the NCAA, PAC 12, University, and ASA.
The Head Football Academic Counselor/Assistant Director will provide counsel to student athletes regarding academics and life skills; act as liaison among coaches, teaching faculty, staff, and student athletes; work collaboratively with other units across campus in efforts to assist student athletes effectively; monitor the academic performance and eligibility of assigned student athletes to ensure compliance with institutional PAC 12, and NCAArequirements. The Head Football Academic Counselor/Assistant Director will also be the academic recruiting liaison for official and unofficial football visitations and support the monitoring of Academic Progress Rate (APR) and Graduation Success Rate (GSR) data for football students.
• Master’s degree in education, counseling, psychology, or related field. • Four years of experience working with Football student-athletes within an athletic academic support program at a Division I or II institution. • Excellent knowledge and working experience with NCAA eligibility rules and regulations. • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse educational, cultural, and economic backgrounds. • Strong commitment to academic and personal integrity. • Excellent written and oral communication, computer and organizational skills. • Sensitivity to, respect for, and understanding of educational and social developmental needs of student-athletes. • Ability and willingness to travel and work outside normal business hours (evenings, weekends, and some holidays). • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
• Experience with academic advising of college students. • Knowledge of Banner student records system, GradesFirst, and TeamWorks. • Demonstrated experience collecting and monitoring APR, GSR, and graduation rate data. • Experience supervising full-time professional staff.
Typical office environment with some evening and weekend commitments.
About Oregon State University-Academics for Student Athletes
Academics for Student Athletes (ASA) enables student athletes to achieve academic success through the provision of services that support the teaching and learning mission of the University.
The purpose of this position is to provide academic counsel to student athletes; act as liaison among coaches, teaching faculty, staff, and student athletes; work collaboratively with other units across campus in efforts to assist student athletes effectively; and to monitor the academic performance and eligibility of assigned student athletes to ensure compliance with institutional standards and NCAA requirements.