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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Louisiana Tech University adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

The Title IX Coordinator is Carrie Flournoy, President's Office, Wyly Tower 1620; phone: (318) 257-3785; e-mail flournoy@latech.edu.

The 504 Coordinator is Annie Jantz, Coordinator of Special Programs and Assistant to the VP of Student Advancement, Keeny Hall 305; phone: (318) 257-2445; e-mail ajantz@latech.edu.

Successful applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodations concerning accessibility or application materials/procedures should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance. Telephone (318) 257-2235.

Position Announcement:  Athletics Academic Advisor


Louisiana Tech University is seeking applicants for the position of Athletics Academic Advisor. This is a full-time, 12-month position with flexible work hours that adapt to the needs of student-athletes.


Reporting to the Assistant Athletics Director for Academics, the successful applicant will administer and monitor a comprehensive academic support system for football student-athletes to ensure compliance with NCAA, C-USA, and Louisiana Tech University rules, policies and regulations.

Duties include monitoring degree progress and eligibility for assigned student-athletes; serving as a liaison with academic offices, support services and faculty; gathering data and preparing academic reports; coordinating and evaluating priority registration; assist with class and major selection; assist with class checking; assist with submitting NCAA waivers & appeals; supervise a study hall/computer lab area for student-athletes; preparing weekly study hall and academic reports and present them to assigned coaching staffs; and present academic information at all on-campus recruiting events. This position will assist in athletic events as well as miscellaneous other duties as assigned by the Athletics Director and the Assistant Athletics Director for Academics.

Minimum qualifications for the position are:


Master’s degree preferred with relevant experience in academic advising, counseling, & tutoring.  Review will include those applicants with a bachelor’s degree and verifiable recent experience in academic support activities for student-athletes.

  • Skilled application of the Microsoft Office suite of products, with emphasis on Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Moodle, GradesFirst, and Blackboard experience a plus.
  • Communication skills, both written and oral, are critical.
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and deadline conscious.
  • Must be able to work well with senior and support staff across campus including Departmental Offices, Admissions, Financial Aid, Comptroller (Student Accounts), Registrar and Student Affairs.

Application Process includes submitting a cover letter, current résumé; contact information of three (3) professional references and unofficial transcripts to the Search Committee by email only to aburdge@latech.edu. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Louisiana Tech University is an AA/ EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

  

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