Student Success Professional

  • Freelance
  • Anywhere
  • Freelance
  • Anywhere
Position Summary

Position will serve certain sport teams as assigned. Specifically assist in assessing
student-athlete course performance, advising student athletes each semester during the pre-registration process by monitoring their class
schedules for graduate requirements and special athletic needs. Helps students understand University and degree requirements and develop
responsible approach to academic planning, and assisting student athletes in selecting and declaring an academic major.

Austin Peay
State University is a four-year public, doctoral-level university, with six colleges and four Chairs of Excellence. The University has an
enrollment of over 10,000 students and is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, a community of an estimated 150,287 people located
approximately 40 miles northwest of Nashville, TN.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help students
    understand University and degree requirements and develop a responsible approach to academic planning.
  • Assist student-athletes in
    selecting and declaring an academic major.
  • Assist in assessing student-athlete course performance.
  • Assist and advise
    student-athletes each semester during the pre-registration process by monitoring their class schedules for graduate requirements and special
    athletic needs, such as travel and practice times.
  • Maintain accurate academic records, develop statistical analysis
  • of
    academic success or challenges and provide data as requested regarding the academic progress of student-athletes on an on-going
    basis.
  • Communicate with coaches and track the admission status, assessment and pre-registration of all new
    student-athletes.
  • Assist coaches in the recruitment process of student-athletes by sharing academic information and by meeting
    prospective student-athletes for campus visits.
  • Assist with on-campus recruitment visits of student-athletes by preliminarily
    assessing their admissions status for APSU and academic eligibility status by NCAA
    standards.
  • Assist upperclassmen in all graduation matters, e.g. career counseling, letters of recommendation, post-graduate testing
    and application, etc.
  • Assist with fall orientation workshops for all entering freshman and transfer student-athletes.
  • Attend
    and participate in professional organizational governance.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge,
Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to efficiently operate a personal computer and associated software (Outlook, Word, Excel,
    etc.) and SungardHE Banner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of
    records and information.
  • Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner with diverse populations, the University
    community and the public.
  • Ability to maintain files accurately, in paper and in software programs.
  • Ability to handle
    multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to demonstrate effective athletic personnel and programmatic administration, leadership and
    supervisory skills and strategies.
  • Ability to relate to student athletes, coaches, administrators, faculty and
    parents.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations as well as APR used by NCAA institutions.
  • Ability to interpret and adhere to NCAA Rules, APSU Academic Standards and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.
  • Ability to work some nights
    and weekends.
  • Ability to meet the needs of student athletes experiencing adjustment or academic difficulties.
  • Ability to
    monitor continuing eligibility and satisfactory progress of student-athletes each semester/term using APR, NCAA and University guidelines.
  • Knowledge of University and degree requirements.

Required
Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Proven experience in athletic academic advising on the intercollegiate
    level.
  • A background check will be required of the successful applicant.
  • An official transcript and names, addresses and
    phone numbers of three (3) references will be required for the successful applicant.

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