Academic Advisor/Learning Specialist for Student-Athletes

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Position is full-time calendar year, limited to 06-30-2021 with anticipated renewal.

Serve as Academic Advisor/Learning Specialist, advising student-athletes and working to ensure that their academic needs are met and that “at risk” students meet NCAA academic progress requirements. Work with student data management systems. Collaborate with other advisors/learning specialists, and with the Associate Athletic Director and the Assistant Dean of UCAS to maximize academic support services for student athletes.

Visit the URI jobs website at to apply and view complete details for posting (SF00963).  Please attach only the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter, (#2) Resume, (#3) “Other Document” – the names and contact information of three professional references, and (#4) – “Other” – A required, one-page statement addressing: Demonstrated experience and dedication to integrating issues of inclusion, equity, and social justice in your work.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by September 25, 2020. Second consideration may be given to applications received by October 16, 2020. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (October 16, 2020) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.  Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.




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Job No: SF00963
Posted: 9/3/2020
Application Due: 10/2/2020
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