Athletics Academic Advisement Assistant

  • Freelance
  • Anywhere
  • Freelance
  • Anywhere

Ref. No.: 06206, 07099

Position ID: 150687

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of
the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character – shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life – promotes
extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage
and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from
first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through
technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

Budget title: Staff Assistant

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Binghamton University is a NCAA Division I institution in the America East
Conference, located in Binghamton, NY with 21 intercollegiate athletic teams. Binghamton University is currently seeking two Athletics
Academic Advisement Assistants as part of the Visions Center for Student-Athlete Excellence team. 

The Assistants will work under the
close supervision of the Associate Director of Athletics-Student Services and NCAA Compliance to assist in the day-to-day operations of the
Visions Center for Student-Athlete Excellence.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • For assigned
    sports, monitor the academic progress of student-athletes, including schedule building and course selection, academic planning and recovery
    plans, the assignment of tutorial support, grade checks, coordination of travel letters, and the monitoring of progress towards degree and
    continuing eligibility requirements.
  • Provide timely and accurate reports on the academic status of assigned student-athletes to the
    Associate Director of Athletics-Student Services and NCAA Compliance, coaches and selected institutional staff.
  • Effectively manage
    all working professional relationships, including regular and consistent contact and communication with student-athletes, coaches, staff,
    and faculty, when appropriate.
  • Make necessary and appropriate referrals to campus support resources.
  • Participate in the
    recruiting process by meeting with prospective student-athletes in assigned sports.
  • Provide information to student-athletes,
    coaches, and staff regarding institutional polices, academic requirements and NCAA DI athletics eligibility.
  • Assist with the review
    and submission of academic data for NCAA, America East Conference, other affiliated conferences, and Binghamton University reporting
  • Assist with new student-athlete orientation programming, the tutoring program, and other relevant academic enrichment
  • Must work in compliance with university, federal and NCAA guidelines on the confidentiality and protection of student
  • Execute other relevant duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Athletics-Student Services and NCAA Compliance as


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, attention to
  • Experience working with diverse populations and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively
    and effectively with other staff, student-athletes, coaches and administrators and be able to work in time sensitive and pressured
  • Ability to work weekends and evening hours on occasion.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Master’s
  • Experience in assisting with academic advisement in a higher education setting/athletics department.
  • Knowledge of
    NCAA rules and regulations.

Additional Information:

Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful
completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

Binghamton University is a
tobacco-free campus.

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