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Academic Advisor Athletics

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

First date of consideration will be September 29, 2017. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Academic Advisor Athletics
Work Location Springfield Campus
Department Intercollegiate Athletics
Pay Grade 41
Proposed Salary $27,945 - $29,782 annually
Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants.
Appointment Type Full Time Regular
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
General Function

The Academic Advisor-Athletics assists in the development and coordination of academic assistance programs designed to enable student-athletes to receive appropriate and timely academic assistance. The Academic Advisor-Athletics assists assigned students in the development of academic schedules appropriate for their stated educational goals and directs students to resources within the University that provide assistance in making career/academic major choices, as appropriate.

Description of Primary Duties

To assist the department of athletics with student athletes and their academic success and satisfactory progress monitoring for NCAA purposes, academic advising of student athletes, monitor class attendance and progress, and resources for career development.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Guidance and Counseling, Sports Administration, or a related field.

Experience: Experience as an academic advisor is preferred; academic advising experience with student-athletes is preferred.

Skills: Strong oral and written communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills are required. Computer literacy, particularly in word processing and database management are required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Scope: The position may require occasional evening and/or weekend work.

Additional Qualifications
Link to Job Description http://www.missouristate.edu/human/jobdescriptions/86593.htm
Open Date 09/08/2017
Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled)
Special Instructions to Applicants

First date of consideration will be September 29, 2017. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement
Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, JillPatterson@missouristate.edu, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, equity@missouristate.edu, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Detail

Posting Number 20170156FTS
Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/35002

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this vacancy?
    • Missouri State University Website
    • Web Postings
    • Print Publications
    • Diversity website posting
    • INSIGHT into Diversity
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • (HERC) Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Job Board (CareerBuilder.com, Monster, etc.)
    • Other Professional Conferences or Meetings
    • Personal Contacts / Networking
    • Newspapers
    • Other
  2. * Please specify the recruitment source where you located this posting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you a current full-time regular Missouri State University employee?
    • Yes, I am a current full-time faculty/staff University employee.
    • No, I am not currently employed by the University.
    • No, I am a current per course faculty member.
    • No, I am a current part-time staff University employee.
    • No, I am a current University graduate assistant or teaching assistant.
    • No, I am a current student University employee.
  4. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts - 1
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
  2. Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)
  3. Letter of Recommendation-3 (Non-confidential)
  4. Other Documents -1
  5. Certificate/License-1
  6. Certificate/License-2
  7. Certificate/License-3
  8. Unofficial Transcripts -2
  9. Unofficial Transcripts -3