Academic Counselor – Division of Intercollegiate Athletics | University of Illinois, Division of Intercollegiate Athletics

Details

Posted: 14-Mar-22

Location: Champaign/Urbana, Illinois

Type: Full-time

Preferred Education: Masters

Categories:

Operations

Operations – Academic Support

Sector:

Collegiate Sports

Individual Student Progress (percentage of time: 70%) • Oversee and report individual and team weekly study hall sessions • Monitor and report academic progress of assigned student-athletes relative to NCAA, Big Ten and University requirements • Assist student athletes with academic schedule development and major exploration and planning • Facilitate interaction with or guide assigned student-athletes to campus and academic resources • Provide academic evaluation of recruits • Schedule campus appointments for, and meet with, prospective student–athletes on both official and unofficial visits • Provide comprehensive semester grade reports to Associate Athletic Director of Academic Services

Strategic Engagement • Prepare and distribute NCAA required travel letters for athletes • Communicate with campus faculty and staff regarding student-athlete progress and performance • Consult with coaches on a regular basis regarding academic performance of their student-athletes • Work compatibly and cooperatively with all personnel within the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and on the University of Illinois campus • Oversee and report individual and team weekly study hall sessions • Monitor and report academic progress of assigned student-athletes relative to NCAA, Big Ten and University requirements • Assist student athletes with academic schedule development and major exploration and planning • Facilitate interaction with or guide assigned student-athletes to campus and academic resources • Provide academic evaluation of recruits • Schedule campus appointments for, and meet with, prospective student–athletes on both official and unofficial visits • Provide comprehensive semester grade reports to Associate Athletic Director of Academic Services Strategic Engagement (percentage of time: 30%) • Prepare and distribute NCAA required travel letters for athletes • Communicate with campus faculty and staff regarding student-athlete progress and performance • Consult with coaches on a regular basis regarding academic performance of their student-athletes • Work compatibly and cooperatively with all personnel within the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics and on the University of Illinois campus

Education:
Required: Master’s degree in Education, Counseling or Sport Management or closely related field

Experience:
Required: Minimum 2-5 years of experience in intercollegiate athletic advising. Strong written and oral communication skills required. One to two years full-time
professional experience in academic services for student-athletes required.
Preferred: Experience in athletic academic counseling and/or higher education, preferably with either Football, Men’s/Women’s Basketball student-athletes.