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Idaho State University

921 South 8th Ave Stop 8107
Pocatello, ID


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Non-Classified Opening

Academic Advisor, Athletics (1487)

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: September 11, 2017 - September 25, 2017
Announcement # NONCLS028714
Salary Range: DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Posting Number: req544
12 Month Full-Time

Non-classified Staff
Athletic Student Support
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

To provide critical academic support for student-athletes in order to maintain national, conference and institutional rules and regulations within the athletic program. Position is critical for recruitment and retention process of student-athletes.

Key Responsibilities

•    Work with assigned teams on the following issues:   Academic performance; Class/major selection and developing a graduation plan; Time management including, goal setting, career planning, learning and study strategies, test taking, note taking and other skills necessary for academic success.
•    Maintain accurate and current student files for assigned athletes.
•    Manage all working relationships with student-athletes, coaches, staff, administrators and faculty.
•    Represent athletic department on select campus committees.
•    Work with college advisors to assist students regarding University degree programs and requirements, academic standards and general course selection.
•    Assist the Associate Athletic Director with rules education seminars, meetings, and information distribution.
•    Academic advisement, academic scheduling and schedule verification for student-athletes.
•    Liaison for ASISU CAT tutoring.
•    Assist in summer school verification and approval.
•    Assist in scheduling campus visits and meeting with prospective student-athletes.
•    Assist and performing evaluations of Initial Eligibility for student-athletes.
•    Monitor Degree and Eligibility progress of all student-athletes.
•    Monitor and assist prospective student-athletes with the NCAA Clearinghouse.
•    Complete other projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Academics or the Associate AD.
•    Assist in all aspects of supervision of the Student-Athlete Study Table program.
•    Assist in developing and teaching Life Skills classes for Student-Athletes.
•    Assist with home game management activities for selected sports (TBD).
•    Other duties as assigned by the Director of Academics or the Associate Athletic Director.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors Degree; at least one (1) year of experience in related field; knowledge, understanding and commitment to follow NCAA, Big Sky Conference and University rules and regulations concerning academic progress and eligibility; experience with computers including ability to operate data bases, spreadsheets and word processing software.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters degree; Experience and knowledge with NCAA APR.

Apply online at https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=544

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Resume, Cover Letter , and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by September 25, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary has been approved at $37,000 - $41,000 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website: ISU Clery Report

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.