The University of Louisiana at Lafayette seeks applications for the position of Academic Counselor in the Student-Athlete Academic Services office. Reporting to the Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services, the Academic Counselor will:
- Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes for assigned sports.
- Assist with the academic, social, and career development of student-athletes in cooperation with other University support services.
- Communicate student-athletes' academic progress to coaches and athletics administration through reports and regular meetings.
- Assist in the coordination of the tutoring program.
- Serve as a liaison to academic departments.
- Work flexible schedules to include occasional evening and weekend hours.
Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution. Preferred qualification is 1-3 years of experience advising and counseling student-athletes in a Division I athletic academic support program. The successful candidate should exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills when working with student-athletes, faculty, coaches, administrators, and staff. Must be able to adapt quickly to change; work in a fast-paced environment; operate with a sense of urgency; and be committed to academic integrity and compliance with University, Sun Belt Conference, and NCAA regulations.
Internal Number: 689
About University of Louisiana at Lafayette
The mission of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is to offer exceptional education informed by diverse world views striving to develop innovative leaders who advance knowledge. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accredits the University, which offers undergraduates and graduates degrees in the arts, sciences, and professional programs. The University is a public research university with high research activity, an enrollment of over 18,000 students and 800 faculty members. UL Lafayette is the largest of nine universities in the University of Louisiana System. The University offers degree programs in 55 undergraduate disciplines, 15 post-bachelor certificates, seven graduate certificates, the master’s degree in 28 disciplines and the doctorate in 10 disciplines. Additional information about the University is available on the University webpage at http://louisiana.edu./
Located midway between New Orleans and Houston, Lafayette is the heart of Louisiana’s Acadian-Creole region. The city of over 126,000 is part of the Lafayette-Acadiana area, which has a total population of 616,000 and is one of Louisiana’s fastest-growing metropolitan area...s. Lafayette serves as the base of Louisiana’s offshore oil industry, as well as the financial, retail, and medical center for South-Central Louisiana.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities as required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistant Act of 1974 and 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act.-See more at http://personnel.louisiana.edu/employment-opportunities/policy-nondiscrimination