Directly responsible for the oversight of academic and
compliance staff with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics:
student learning, retention and graduation, & compliance. In
addition, has the responsibility for ensuring continued success in
APR scoring. Implements and coordinates all aspects of the academic
support programs for the coeducational intercollegiate athletic
program. Works in support of the student athlete academic services
This position specifically supports the mission of the University
and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in
institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and
Oversees and coordinates ICA athletic academic coordinators and
compliance staff, reporting to the Athletic Director, to meet the
• Responsible for the supervision and oversight of the compliance
• Responsible for administration and operational support of sports
assigned by the Director of Athletics.
• Manages budget including, but not limited to, resource
development, professional development of staff, student
• Responsible for managing a staff of no less than three full-time
employees and also including part-time Individual Learning
Specialists, interns and student workers. Will complete no less
than annual job assessments and is responsible for staff
• Responsible for hiring staff, articulating explicit expectations,
providing on-going feedback and mentoring and—where
appropriate—recommending staff who do not fulfill the position
requirements for termination.
• Responsible for a staff that is accessible to students,
particularly in times of substantial academic workload (i.e.
registration, final exams, graduation, summer orientation and
• Prepares reports pertaining to position responsibilities.
• Responsible for no less than weekly communication with Head
Coaches in articulating support strategies for students, updating
student performance and progress.
• Responsible for working directly with the Academic Advisors to
ensure students are registered for courses that satisfy Miami
University, Mid-American Conference and NCAA eligibility and that
students maintain satisfactory progress requirements towards a
• Coordinates and prescribes support systems and services for
student athletes (i.e., tutoring, learning disabilities, student
counseling, SEP, academic support courses, etc.)
• Counsels and advises student athletes regarding coursework,
coping strategies, social environment and graduation.
• Develops and implements systematic application of learning
interventions and study strategies in the areas of time management,
learning style, critical reading, note taking, test taking, etc.
for individual students as needed.
• Monitors and supervises academic progress of assigned student
athletes through one to one meetings and coordination of support
• Responsible for communicating with faculty as appropriate
including, but is not limited to, student travel, student
performance and assessment, student strategies, research
opportunities and monitoring academic evaluations.
• Teaches EDT 110 “Learning Strategies for College Success” and SLM
112 “Transitional Skills for the New College Student”.
• Assists student learning needs and develops, implements and
monitors academic success plans with small groups and individual
• Facilitates the organization and implementation of individualized
study and review sessions for students.
• Responsible for working directly with Compliance Directors, the
Faculty Athletics Representative, and the Registrar’s Office to
monitor and create individual plans for students within NCAA
policies and requirements.
• Serves as a liaison and referral source for University resources,
i.e., Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity, Student Counseling
Center, and Career Services, etc.
• Leads the academic support staff in gathering and analyzing
relevant data that tracks student performance and provides insight
into successful strategies and profiles.
• Meets individually when, and as time permits, with student
recruits and parents during the recruiting process to explain
academic support services.
• Prepare reports pertaining to position responsibilities and
• Assists with delivery of program services during Summer
orientation, Summer Bridge and Registration Program and special
• Implements and maintains the academic commitment of the
Champs/Life Skills Program.
• Willingness and ability to travel with athletic teams.
• Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree by first date of employment in education,
college student personnel, academic advising, academic counseling
or a related field;
- 3-5 years’ experience in academic advising, student academic
assessment, scholastic enhancement programs, compliance, or closely
- Experience working with college students and diverse
Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and
promote an inclusive work environment; willingness and ability to
be on-call, particularly in times of substantial academic workload
(i.e. registration, final exams, graduation, summer orientation and
- Master's degree in education, college student personnel, academic
advising, academic counseling or a related field
- 5 years in higher education.
- Athletic Advising Experience
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