McNeese State University seeks qualified applicants for the position of Director of Student-Athlete Services. This is a fulltime, 12–month, unclassified position. The appointment is available May 1, 2020. Position Description and Responsibilities: McNeese State University, a Division I member of the NCAA and the Southland Conference, is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong leadership and technical skills for a full-time position of Director of Student-Athlete Services. This position will operate under the direction of the University Provost and Director of Athletics will implement goals and objectives as they relate to McNeese’s 16-sport NCAA Division I athletics program, The Southland Conference and NCAA policies and procedures. Job duties include but are not limited to the following: • Monitor grades and absences of student athletes throughout semesters. • Works with student athletes in their academic pursuits. • Submit grades and absences reports to coaches. • Assist in the registration process for student athletes. • Maintain accurate academic progress record on each athlete (transcript, degree plan, etc.) • Arrange tutoring for student athletes. • Oversee student athlete class attendance and grade reporting documentation and procedures. • Maintain regular conferences with student athletes (more frequently with freshmen and academically at-risk student athletes). • Work with non-athletic university appointed NCAA officer to determine NCAA eligibility of all student athletes. • Provide each coach with a detailed statistical report regarding academics of each student athlete. • Supervises the Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Services, and hires/manages other academic staff as needed. • Implement study program Monday through Friday for all freshmen and academically a-risk student athletes. • Maintain competency with respect to knowledge of NCAA rules, ensure compliance with NCAA rules, and report to the Compliance Coordinator any knowledge of violation of NCAA, Southland Conference and/or institutional rules. Understand that actions that violate NCAA rules will result in disciplinary or corrective actions as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures. • Other duties as assigned by Director of Compliance and University Provost. Qualifications: Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s preferred • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills • Thorough knowledge and understanding of NCAA Division I rules, practices, policies, philosophy and procedures • Previous experience at a Division I institution • 1-5 years experience in education Deadline: The position is open until filled. Application Materials and Contact: For the application process, interested applicants should electronically submit a: Cover Letter, Resume, and References, (name, phone number, and e-mail address of at least three). Please email the required documents to Sr. Associate A.D., Bridget Martin at email@example.com; Phone: (337) 475-5296. McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required. McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment. McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required. Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Office of the ADA Coordinator: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475- 5960; or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s preferred • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills • Thorough knowledge and understanding of NCAA Division I rules, practices, policies, philosophy and procedures • Previous experience at a Division I institution • 1-5 years experience in education