Academic Counselor

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Acad Sup Prog Student-Athletes - 521000

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0002510

Position Summary: Academic Counselors provide academic support to student-athletes and assist with academic coaching in areas including study skills, time management, organizational skills, and methods for choosing balanced schedules, factoring in the demands of classes, practicing, competing, and eligibility standards. Academic Counselors meet with students on a regular basis to monitor academic progress, review reports from faculty and tutors on students' Academic progress, class attendance and grades. They also reinforce information provided by official academic advisors and educate students on NCAA and institutional eligibility requirements. Additionally, they provide detailed, weekly reports to coaches, conduct and attend team meetings, compile semester grade/eligibility reports and assist with the preparation of each team's Academic Progress Rate (APR) and Graduation Success Rate (GSR). Academic Counselors must maintain the highest standard of integrity and follow and comply with all NCAA, ACC, and University policies and procedures.

Application Deadline: 05/27/2017

Education Requirements: Master's Degree required.

Qualification and Experience: Required: A minimum of two years of experience working with student-athletes in an academic support program or with undergraduates in a 4-year college or university setting. Knowledge of best practices in undergraduate student retention and familiarity with issues related to student-athletes academic progress and transition issues. Nightly and weekend work required, all year round. Strong written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated effectiveness working collaboratively with staff and colleagues. Preferred: Experience working with diverse student populations and at-risk students.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Marcus Donie, Office Manager

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: donid@unc.edu