Counselor I/II, Academics (Athletics)

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Athletic Student Services

Division Name

Director Intercollegiate Athletics

Position Title

Counselor I/II, Academics (Athletics)

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Auburn University Athletics is seeking candidates for Counselor I/II, Academics (Athletics). Working with the Senior Associate Athletics Director, Student-Athlete Support Services, this position will provide academic advising/counseling and support to student-athletes.

The successful candidate will serve as part of a comprehensive team in Student-Athlete Support Services ( SASS ). SASS promotes, assists, and provides counsel to Auburn University student-athletes in the areas of academics and eligibility.

Essential Functions

1. Provides advisement/counseling for students in matters related to goals, choice of curriculum, course load, study habits, and course scheduling/selecting.

2. Evaluates/analyzes student athlete records to ensure eligibility for participation in sport and advises students at risk of losing eligibility due to grades or course scheduling.

3. Coordinates and monitors development programs for student athletes to include identifying at-risk students, referring students to clinical psychologists or other appropriate professionals when
needed, planning tutoring programs, and scheduling class-study times.

4. Instructs student athletes on issues related to personal development.
Coordinates with the Students with Disabilities office to ensure accommodations and services needed for student athletes with disabilities are available.

5. Analyzes and maintains records and files in order to present written and oral reports to groups or individuals.

6. Provides information to coaches concerning students and prospective student athletes needs and academic/eligibility issues.

7. Complies with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA ) and Southeastern Conference ( SEC ) regulations in the performance of job duties.

Education Level

Bachelor's degree

Field of Study

Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Education,
Business, Sports Management, or related field

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II requires a Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 2 years experience in advising or counseling

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$31,300 - $58,400

Job Category

Academic Advising/Support

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher in Psychology, Counseling, Education, Business, Sports Management, or related field from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No

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