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Athletic Academic Counselor

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 300601 - The Dept of Ath Acad Supp Serv
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Professional
Position Open Date:

Salary Grade/Salary Minimum:

15 / $47,900

Department Profile:

Athletic Academic Support Services is a division under Academic Affairs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists in enrollment procedures. Assists with admissions process. Provides student counseling, as requested. Provides student counseling, as requested. Assists with on-campus recruiting. Works with faculty and coaches, as needed, to monitor class attendance, study hall attendance, reports on student progress, and performs other related tasks.

Assists with the maintenance of student-athlete records. Assists in the maintenance of current information on student-athletes' academic degree program. Assists in the maintenance of accurate records relative to student-athlete eligibility. Assists with reports and surveys related to academics.

Provides liaison services with University faculty, as well as admissions and registrar personnel. Assists with informing coaches on academic matters relative to student-athletes. Supervision of student-workers, tutors, and/or interns as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling, or related field required. At least two to three years experience in an Athletic Academic office on a university campus.

Strong verbal and written communication skills along with knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Knowledge of NCAA and SEC rules and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Education, Counseling, or related field preferred with at least four years of experience working with Student-Athletes at a Division I University.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Excellent verbal/written communication skills. Computer/Technological skills, able to work with a diverse group of people with various backgrounds, education levels, and cultural differences. Knowledge of GradesFirst, NCAA and SEC Rules and Regulations.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
No or very limited physical effort required.
Concentrates on documents for periods of time up to two hours in length.
Types documents for periods of time up to an hour at a time without a break.
Ability to work at night, and on weekends.
Ability to meet deadlines, to work after hours, and to travel as needed on a limited basis.
Ability to sit at a computer for extended periods of time.

Instructions for Applying:

All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vitae, and the complete contact information for at least three professional references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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