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Academic Advisor for Student Atheletes

Categories: Pacific Region 9


Undergraduaute Advising and Research


Standford University

Date Posted:


Close Date:

Open until filled

Position Description
The Academic Advisor for Student Athletes holds a professional academic advising position in Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) within the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE). The Academic Advisor for Student Athletes works closely with coaching staffs, athletic department administrators, faculty, academic advisors, and other campus offices, departments, and staff who are involved with the academic lives of undergraduate student athletes to ensure that student athletes are presented with a broad base of opportunities with which to optimize their experience at Stanford. The Academic Advisor for Student Athletes implements and interprets university and department policies, and identifies and resolves complex issues using advanced knowledge requiring independent judgement.

Application Process

Institution Information 
 Stanford University

Additional Information
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

Contact Information

Melissa Schellberg



Required Qualifications 
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience. Preferred: • Advanced degree• 35 years of experience in academic advising and coordinating academic programs in a highly selective college or university• Participation as a Division I student athlete, and/or experience working with Division I student athletesKnowledge & Skills:• Strong communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to student athletes, internal and external audiences, and management.• Advanced analysis and problem solving skills, including experience with NCAA compliance rules and regulations• Advanced computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite.• Advanced customer service skills.• Relevant computer systems/technology experience.• Understanding of financial transactions.• Ability to ensure and apply compliance with legal, financial, and university policies and external regulations.

Preferred Qualifications
Advanced Degree