Specialist - Advisor-Fixed Term

East Lansing MI
Jun 12, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

Academic Coordinator for Football

Position Summary

The responsibilities of the Academic Coordinator for Football will include, but are not limited too

  • Plan and coordinate academic support for student-athletes in football to provide opportunities to maximize their use of University academic support resources.

  • Provide ongoing academic counseling, Big Ten Conference and NCAA continuing eligibility education and monitoring.

  • Maintain regular contact with student-athletes, coaches and university staff.  

  • Developand maintain a collegial relationship with MSU faculty and staff and instruct student-athletes on how to use SASS and campus academic support resources

  • Assign tutorial support and monitoring assigned student-athletes'.

  • Monitor course performance through inspection of professor progress reports and report appropriate information to coaches.

  • Provide informational orientations to prospective MSU student-athletes.

  • Assist the Director of Student-Athlete Development as needed.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Student-Athlete Support Services.

Required Degree

Masters -Counseling, Education, or related field

Minimum Requirements

A minimum of 2 years working in a Division I Intercollegiate Athletics program required.  Working knowledge of NCAArules and regulations required. Candidate must have proven attention to detail(particularly with regard to maintaining accurate documentation concerning steps taken to assist student-athletes with resolving academic issues, and advice given to make progress toward an undergraduate degree at MSU) and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of computer technology designed for word processing and database management. Must be available to work evenings and weekends when necessary.

Desired Qualifications

Experience successfully providing academic support to collegiate student-athletes

Required Application Materials


Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin on June 26, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.