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Assistant Athletic Director for Spartan Academic Support Services

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

*Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of References, in the References section of the electronic application. These References will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Reference/Recommendation on the applicants behalf. This will occur when an applicant is being considered for an interview.* *_In addition to the brief electronic application the following documents are REQUIRED to be uploaded:_* * Resume/CV * Cover Letter * Unofficial Transcript Applicants are required to upload a list of references of least three (3) professional references that includes: * Name, * Company Name, * Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor. * Email Address * Contact Phone Number *_The following documents are optional:_* * Reference Letter 1 * Reference Letter 2 * Reference Letter 3

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Number 7553
Functional Title Assistant Athletic Director for Spartan Academic Support Services
Position Type Staff
Position Summary

The Assistant AD is responsible for the management of all duties associated with Spartan Academic Support Services for the Department of Athletics. This individual will oversee the academic mentoring all student-athletes, including those at-risk, through SASS. This individual will work closely with academic departments and advisors and the Tutoring and Academic Skills Program (TASP) to ensure that student-athletes comply with University, Southern Conference and NCAA academic policies, as well as maintaining academic progress toward degree.

The Assistant AD will need to demonstrate an ability to supervise and maintain a staff of qualified professionals in the areas within SASS. The Assistant AD will oversee the Director of Spartan Academic Support Services, the Coordinator of Spartan Academic Support Services. In addition, this individual has dual supervision with TASP of the Coordinator for Academic Skills. The Assistant AD is responsible for creating a comprehensive student-athlete development program, as well as serving as advisor to the Student Athlete Advisory Committee.

This individual will work closely with the Director of Compliance, Athletics Compliance Office, SASS staff members and the Certifying Officer housed in the Registrar’s Office in order to ensure University, Southern Conference and NCAA academic eligibility is met for all student-athletes and that progress towards graduation is achieved. This will include oversight of the Academic Progress Rate (APR).

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is a prerequisite
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree preferred
Tenure Status N/A
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of References, in the References section of the electronic application. These References will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Reference/Recommendation on the applicants behalf. This will occur when an applicant is being considered for an interview.

In addition to the brief electronic application the following documents are REQUIRED to be uploaded:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcript

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of least three (3) professional references that includes:

  • Name,
  • Company Name,
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

The following documents are optional:

  • Reference Letter 1
  • Reference Letter 2
  • Reference Letter 3
Recruitment Range Commensurate Upon Experience
Org #-Department Intercollegiate Athletics - 85001
Job Open Date 08/01/2017
For Best Consideration Date 08/15/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)
Time Limited? No
Time Limited Duration
Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Unofficial Transcript(s)
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • NCWorks.gov
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Indeed.com
    • NorthCarolinaDiversity.com
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)