Job Positions


Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Intercollegiate Athletics


Miami University

Date Posted:

May 9 2022 6:57PM

Close Date:

Jun 15 2022

Position Description

Job Summary:
This position works with the Student-Athlete Academic Support Services team to provide academic support to assigned teams. Assists coaches, athletic administrators, university administrators and faculty with any and all concerns as they relate to the academic needs and overall development of the student-athletes at Miami University. This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.


Duties/Physical Demands:
• Provide detailed weekly and end of semester reports to SAASS staff, head coaches and sport administrators on student athlete academic performance and eligibility status
• Provide one-on-one academic support/learning interventions
• Educate student-athletes on registration process, financial aid, NCAA academic progress, study skills, time management, test taking and other skills that support the success of students
• Assist the sport programs in talking with prospective student-athletes, parents, and/or guardians about the academic services provided at Miami University at recruiting visits and scheduled recruiting functions
• Monitor and maintain accurate and up-to-date continuing eligibility spreadsheets for all assigned student-athletes
• Represent the Office of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services on University Committees, and communicate NCAA and MAC rules and regulations on satisfactory progress and eligibility with college academic advisors and support staff
• Address concerns of faculty members regarding student-athlete performance
• Instruct summer bridge workshops as needed
• Other duties as assigned. (This list of essential duties, tasks and responsibilities is not all-inclusive; individual will perform other related duties as assigned.)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and complete projects in a timely manner
Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and promote an inclusive work environment
Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
Knowledge of NCAA rules/regulations
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to make decisions and handle conflicts
Problem-solving skills and creativity
Ability and willingness to perform occasional overnight travel (including team travel)
Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends

Application Process

Apply via the following link:

Institution Information

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all. For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

Additional Information

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Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree
• 1 or more years of work with College Students (graduate assistantships and internships fulfill this requirement)
• Experience working and communicating with diverse groups of people

Preferred Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:
• Academic advising experience
• Master’s Degree
• Experience working with Native BANNER/BANNER WEB, NCAA data submissions, Degree Audit Reporting Systems (DARS/NCAA DARS)
• Experience working with student-athletes