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Athletic Academic Counselor

Categories: Southeast Region 4


Athletic Academic Support Services


Mississippi State University

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Position Description



  • Provides academic assistance to student athletes
    • Assists in enrollment procedures.
    • Assists with admissions process.
    • Provides student counseling, as requested.
    • Provides student counseling, as requested.
    • Assists with on-campus recruiting.
    • Works with faculty and coaches, as needed, to monitor class attendance, study hall attendance, reports on student progress, and performs other related tasks.
  • Assists with departmental record keeping activities
    • Assists with the maintenance of student-athlete records.
    • Assists in the maintenance of current information on student-athletes' academic degree program.
    • Assists in the maintenance of accurate records relative to student-athlete eligibility.
    • Assists with reports and surveys related to academics.
  • Provides assistance with departmental liaison activities
    • Provides liaison services with University faculty, as well as admissions and registrar personnel.
    • Assists with informing coaches on academic matters relative to student-athletes. Supervision of student-workers, tutors, and/or interns as needed.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

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MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling, or related field required

  • At least two to three years experience in an Athletic Academic office on a university campus.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Education, Counseling, or related field preferred
  • At least four years of experience working with Football Student-Athletes at a Division I University.