Athletics Academic Advisor

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
Job Number:
Organization: Athletics Academics
: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus
Schedule: Full-time
Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, some nights and weekends
Salary Range: Negotiable based on experience
Benefits Provided: Yes
Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter

Job Description

This is a full-time
professional position within the Prentice Gautt Academic Center, a comprehensive support services unit for intercollegiate student-athletes.
The Athletics Academic Advisor reports to the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Academic Services and is charged with managing all
aspects of academic support for student-athletes on assigned teams, and monitoring their academic progress, NCAA eligibility requirements
and progress toward graduation. This position requires consistent and open communication with coaches and staff, knowledge of best practices
in college student advising, and a thorough understanding of NCAA and Big 12 Conference guidelines and regulations.


  • Provide academic advisement and personal counseling for student-athletes on assigned teams.
  • Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes on assigned teams; coordinate academic support and offer career and personal
  • Educate student-athletes on NCAA academic legislation and personal responsibility.
  • Support incoming
    student-athletes through their transition to college; schedule regular appointments and assist with developing daily and weekly
  • Promote positive working relationships with college advisors and faculty throughout campus.
  • Utilize
    standard grade reports to communicate student-athlete progress to appropriate constituents.
  • Monitor student-athletes’ NCAA
    academic eligibility through the use of University student systems and established internal degree-tracking forms.
  • Administer the
    procedures for the coordination and delivery of academic services including mentoring, tutoring, and grade report tracking systems.
  • Assist student-athletes with scheduling of courses, ensuring that course schedules are balanced and meet their academic needs and
  • Communicate with coaches of assigned teams through scheduled academic meetings; regularly and promptly share detailed
    information regarding the ongoing academic progress of assigned student-athletes.
  • Assist with the recruiting process during
    prospective student-athletes’ visits to campus.
  • Regularly communicate the progress, outcomes, and direction of work to the
    Director; make recommendations concerning improvement of programs and services.
  • Support department and campus-wide student success
    efforts through participation in a variety of department activities and committee work.


Education: Bachelor Degree


  • Detail oriented for accuracy of
    data and information
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Able to communicate well and
    build rapport quickly with students, faculty and staff
  • Strong initiative to solve problems
  • Able to work well with
    interdepartmental teams and initiatives
  • Knowledge of FERPA and ethical principles in working with students.
  • Demonstrated understanding of NCAA rules and regulations governing, but not limited to, academics, satisfactory progress, eligibility,
    and academic integrity.


  • Master’s Degree, or in process of completing a graduate degree
  • At least one year of experience as an academic counselor or advisor for student-athletes at the Division I level.
  • At least one year of demonstrated successful experience applying learning strategies with a diverse population of Division I
  • Proficiency and/or familiarity with Banner software.
  • Proficiency in using computer software such as
    Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA and Big 12 Conference rules and regulations governing,
    but not limited to, academics, satisfactory progress, and eligibility.

Certifications: None

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to engage in repetitive motions, communicate and see including color, depth perception
    and clarity

Supervision: No Supervisory Duties

Special Instructions:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state
laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information,
gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices,
or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or
activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Diversity Statement: The University
of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person’s unique
contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for
all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects
of our institutional mission

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?- Yes
Special Indications: None
Job Posting: Jul 29, 2022

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