Academic Advisor for Student Athletes I. Summary
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
• Provide direct advice to cohort of student-athletes on a range of issues including academic progress and policies, in order to assist them in making appropriate choices and decisions.
• Resolve multi-dimensional matters in response to student-athletes in crisis, at risk, or who have other program issues, counsel student-athletes and parents on sensitive and confidential issues.
• Reconcile complex issues related to student-athletes; analyze diverse transactions from multiple sources, review decisions recommended by other staff; summarize student-athlete data from multiple sources.
• Collaborate with colleagues within UAR, University Registrar, Faculty Athletics Representative, Athletics Department, faculty, and department liaisons to provide guidance and counsel to student-athletes, to ensure continued eligibility; to help resolve program issues and concerns, interpret policies, and mediate complex and sensitive issues related to student-athletes.
• Serve as NCAA academic eligibility expert to undergraduate departments, varsity coaches, and student-athletes; participate in quarterly and annual review of student-athlete transcripts to assess eligibility.
• Administer a specialized program for student-athletes, evaluate and recommend decisions on program eligibility; may oversee, analyze and assist in financial processes and development of budgets.
• Apprise student-athletes of research, fellowship and scholarship opportunities and participate in related student recruitment and selection.
• Lead, create and contribute to development of business practices for the Athletic Academic Resource Center (AARC) and organizational change to improve AARC processes and workflow.
• Identify and evaluate data needs for student-athletes, manage the implementation and development of relevant technology.
• Develop and Implement plans for student-athlete outreach efforts, develop and maintain external community and university liaisons to coordinate and centralize services for student-athletes, and represent department and university at meetings and events such as athletic recruit meetings.
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About Stanford UniversityStanford University,
located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California’s Silicon
Valley, is one of the world’s leading teaching and research universities. Since
its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big
challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex
world.Supporting that mission is a staff of more than 10,000, which is rooted
in a culture of excellence and values innovation, collaboration, and life-long
learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of our staff, Stanford offers
career development programs, competitive pay that reflects market trends and
benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling
lives. An award winning employer, Stanford offers an exceptional setting for
professionals looking to advance their careers.
Qualifications Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of
education and relevant experience.
• Master’s degree in a liberal arts
discipline taught at Stanford or in education preferred
• 3-5 years of
experience in academic advising/teaching and coordinating academic programs in
a highly selective research university with a diverse population of students,
preferably working with Division I student-athletes, preferred
• Experience as a
Division I student-athlete preferred
Knowledge & Skills
communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to
student-athletes, internal and external audiences, and management.
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
• Understanding of financial transactions.
• Ability to ensure and
apply compliance with legal, financial, and university policies and external
About the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate
Education (VPUE) and UAR and the AARCThe mission of the Office of the Vice
Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE) is to partner with Stanford faculty,
staff, and students to produce and educate knowledgeable, engaged citizens and
creative, confident leaders for our future
world. https://undergrad.stanford.edu/ UAR is dedicated to introducing students
to the full intellectual richness of undergraduate study at Stanford,
supporting a diverse student population in their academic and intellectual
pursuits, and instilling students with a deep sense of identity and community
https://undergrad.stanford.edu/advising Academic advisors for
student-athletes are housed in the Athletic Academic Resource Center (AARC) and
are the primary undergraduate advising contact for varsity student-athletes.
AARC advisors are full-time, professional staff within UAR who partner closely
with colleagues across campus to provide a comprehensive network of support
that promotes a student’s academic success and furthers his or her intellectual
• Frequently sit, perform
desk-based computer tasks
.• Occasionally stand, walk, twist, use fine
manipulation, grasp, use a telephone, write by hand, sort and file paperwork,
lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent
with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable
accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to
perform the essential functions of his or her job.