Associate Director

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Vacancy Open to:

All Candidates

Working Title:

Associate Director

Position Designation:

EHRA Non-Faculty

Employment Type:

Permanent - Full-time

Months per Year:


Work Schedule:

Typically Monday-Friday, 8-5. Occasional nights and weekends are required

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FLSA Status:



Academic Affairs


University College (Adm)

Work Location:

Judy Rose Football Center AAC

Primary Purpose of Department:

The Charlotte 49ers Athletic Academic Center (AAC) is committed to empowering all Charlotte varsity student-athletes to take ownership of their personal academic experience. The center provides a framework of support services designed to meet the unique needs of student-athletes, assisting them to achieve academic and personal success at the University while ensuring the student athlete’s compliance with all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Conference and University regulations.

Primary Purpose of Position:

The position is a professional level position that assists and monitors student-athletes in regards to academic advising, admissions, and other related academic activities. This position is responsible for supervision of two Assistant Directors and supervision of the daily operations of the AAC location in the Judy Rose Center; Academic Advising for assigned teams to include identifying and weekly monitoring/meeting with at-risk student-athletes, and Support of all assigned team members and coaches; Admissions Assistance to include evaluating all freshman, transfer, and graduate applications for admissibility and eligibility and meeting with recruits as needed; Instruction of at least one University Transitions Seminars each academic year specifically for student-athletes and other duties as assigned.

Summary of Position Responsibilities:

Academic Advising and Support for Assigned Teams to include but not limited to:

Maintain a current knowledge of the academic rules and procedures of the University, Conference, and the NCAA.

Identify those student-athletes who fit into the academically high risk category.

Assist assigned student-athletes with course selection, goal fulfillment and eligibility requirements; assist student-athletes in choosing a major(s) which best meets their career goals; maintain student-athlete academic/progress to degree files.

Assist in monitoring the established study hall program and report students’ hours to coaches weekly.

Provide admissions assistance for assigned teams.

This position is responsible for supervision of two Assistant Directors and supervision of the daily operations of the AAC location in the Judy Rose Center. The position will provide instruction for at least one University Transitions course designed specifically for student-athletes each academic year and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Master’s degree with at least 5+ years in academic support programs working with NCAA Division I student-athletes.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

At least 5+ years in academic support programs working with NCAA Division I student-athletes required. Experience working with high profile and at-risk student-athletes and teams preferred. Demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with a variety of diverse audiences and constituencies; interpersonal skills and political acumen to build effective bridges and collaborative relationships and knowledge of best practices related to delivery of academic services for student-athlete populations. The candidate must demonstrate in-depth knowledge of and experience with the educational and cultural needs of a diverse student body and be able to relate to diverse students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni and community leaders.

Special Notes to Applicants:

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.
The finalist will be subject to a criminal background check.

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Posted: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 6/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time