Academic Counselor

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
Job Type: time type
Full time

Job Number: job requisition

Location: Fayetteville
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Type of Position:
Professional Staff –
Academic Affairs

Workstudy Position:


Job Type:


Day Shift (United States of America)

Sponsorship Available:



University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution,
classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The
University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing
transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and
the spread of new ideas and innovations.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked
as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one
of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall
quality of life.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a
healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition
waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university
contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

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Academic Support Graduate Assistants

Summary of Job Duties:
Under the
direction of the Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Services, the Academic Counselor will monitor academic progress of
student-athletes in compliance with NCAA, Southeastern Conference and the University of Arkansas rules and regulations. The Academic
Counselor will work with coaches, staff and professors to foster an atmosphere that retains women’s swimming and diving, softball, and
volleyball student-athletes and culminates in graduation from the University. This person may also be responsible for supervising a graduate
assistant. Duties will include advising student-athletes, monitoring study hall, coordinating graduation plans, monitoring continuing
eligibility including APR, and assisting with on campus recruiting.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential
job function of this job, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited
    institution of higher education
  • At least one year of experience in athletic academic assistance


  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Background in education, psychology,
    and/or counseling
  • Experience working with student-athletes at SEC and/or Power Five conference institutions

Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of NCAA Division I rules and regulations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
  • Strong organizational and administrative abilities
  • Ability to work with students and staff from diverse

Additional Information:

Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and

Required Documents to Apply:


Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran

Recruitment Contact Information:

Krista Hoover, HR Partner,, 479-575-4647

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of
Arkansas System Career Site  

Please do not send to listed
recruitment contact.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pre-employment Screening

Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a
safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal
background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor
Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest
pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to
the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with
state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators
that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For
more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Arkansas is an equal
opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age,
national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual
orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. 

Persons must have proof
of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure
under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity:

Physical Activity:


Occasional Physical Activity:



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