Scholastic Supervisor

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  • Freelance
  • Anywhere

Job Title
Scholastic Supervisor

Agency
Texas A&M University

Department
Athletic Director

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
College Station, Texas

Job Type
Staff

Job Description
Our Commitment
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are
Texas A&M Athletics department is committed to building champions through academic achievement, athletic excellence, and national recognition of student-athletes, teams, and programs. We are a proud member of the Southeastern Conference, with more than 650 Texas A&M student-athletes competing at the NCAA Division 1-A level in 20 varsity sports.

What we want
The Scholastic Supervisor is responsible for providing academic support, guidance and mentor-ship to student-athletes while working collaboratively with academic professionals to create a highly effective learning environment with a primary focus on student development. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know
Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.
Cover Letter/Resume’: A cover letter and resume’ are strongly recommended. You may upload these documents on the application under CV/Resume.

COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website. For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two years Athletic Academic advising at collegiate, high school or junior college level or athletic administration experience working with student-athletes at those same levels.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to use computer and technology skills to communicate and manage data and record keeping.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines while keeping a primary focus on student development and work cooperatively with others.

Other Requirements or Other Factors:

  • Work flexible, non-traditional hours including some evenings, weekends and holidays to complete assigned duties.
  • Occasional travel.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree.
  • Three to five years athletic academic advising at the collegiate, high school, or junior college level or athletics.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of NCAA academic rules.
  • Ability to calculate PTD, APR and GSR requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Advisor – Provide a high level of academic support programming for student-athletes from admission through graduation. The Scholastic Supervisor will: Establish relationships and demonstrate a true willingness to communicate the ideas and expectations of the academic program; Work with other professionals to assess and evaluate student academic interests and abilities while developing plan for success; Proactively monitor and provide intervention strategies for student-athletes; Communicate effectively with student-athletes, coaches, staff and faculty by providing timely and accurate academic reports.
  • Life Skills – Facilitate transition programming for student-athletes through the Life Skills Program. Assist in the coordination of Life Skills events and seminars.
  • Recruiting – Assist in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes through transcript evaluation, scheduling, and facilitating academic presentations and tours.
  • Committees – Serve on staff, departmental and university committees as assigned. Represent the Athletics Department on various levels within the University campus, athletics profession and the local community.
  • Department Policies – Participate in the development and enforcement of Academics and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Student-Athlete Engagement – Support and promote Student-Athlete Engagement events and seminars.
  • Professional Development – Participate and engage in professional development and leadership opportunities.
  • Compliance – Maintains continual and thorough familiarity with all applicable NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations. Establishes and ensures communication and enforcement of rules and regulations concerning student-athletes: conduct, appearance, road games, punctuality and other areas as deemed appropriate. Maintains awareness of and supports the diversity and inclusion initiatives of the Athletics Department. Provides appropriate educational training for academic staff and enforce rules appropriately. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate, specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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