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Academic Advisor, Student-Athletes  « Position Deleted on 1/28/2013 »

Institution: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno, NV
Category:
  • Admin - Academic Advising
Posted: 01/08/2013
Application Due: 01/25/2013
Type: Full Time
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University of Nevada, Reno

Academic Advisor, Student-Athletes

Department: Wolf Pack Academic & Compliance
Full Time Equivalent 100%
Position Type: Administrative Faculty
Tenure Track: Non Tenure Track
Job Open Date: 01/07/2013
Job Close Date: 01/25/2013

Contact Information for this Position:

Laura Scott, Search Chair, 775-682-1696, lascott@unr.edu
Julie Martinez, Search Coordinator, 775-784-3500, martinezj@unr.edu

Job Description:
The athletics academic advisor provides academic guidance for student-athletes on assigned athletics teams with an emphasis on graduation while maintaining academic eligibility. The athletics academic advisor works collaboratively with the other athletics academic advisors, the coordinator of student-athlete affairs, the learning specialist, the compliance office, and the Faculty Athletics Representative, as well as, many on-campus colleagues including department advisors and admissions and records personnel. This position reports to the Special Assistant to the President for Athletics Academics and Compliance/FAR.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and two years or Master's degree and one year of work experience in student services or intercollegiate athletics.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Master's degree
-Knowledge of NCAA rules 
-Experience advising student-athletes at a Division I institution 
-Experience working with a culturally diverse population 
-Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Application Information:
For more information and to apply go to our web site:
https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/12147

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references.

Note to All Applicants: A background check may be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.