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Junior Specialist (Academic Advising)0082079

Categories: Pacific Region 9


Office of Undergraduate Education Student Athlete Academic Services


University of Hawaii at Manoa

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Position Description
Full time, 11 Month, Tenure Track


-Assist student-athletes in formulating and assessing academic and career goals
-Advise student-athletes of curricular requirements, academic options, and institutional, NCAA and conference policies and procedures
-Coordinating learning services, tutorial, and academic support programs for assigned student athletes
-Conduct group and individual advising sessions, workshops, and prepare and present informational sessions
-Providing learning support for student-athletes with documented or suspected learning disabilities/issues and high-risk student-athletes
-Prepare detailed degree audits to assess and document student-athletes’ academic progress, including initial and continuing NCAA academic eligibility
-Assist in planning, implementing, and supervising academic support programs and services
-Work compatibly and cooperatively with the administration, staff, and personnel in intercollegiate programs
-Evening and weekend work will be required
-Other duties as assigned 

Application Process
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, curriculum vitae, names and contact information (including e-mail) of 3 professional references and official transcripts (copies are acceptable at the time of application, however, originals are required upon hire) to the address below. 

Institution Information

Office of Undergraduate Education
Student Athlete Academic Services
2600 Campus Road, QLC 213
Honolulu, HI 96822

Contact Information
Courtney Tsumoto


Required Qualifications
-Master’s degree in liberal arts discipline, education, counseling, or related field
-One year experience, or equivalent, working in academic advising and/or providing learning services for university-level student-athletes in an academic-athletic support unit
-Knowledge of retention and graduation issues that impact student success
-Knowledge of student development theory
-Familiarity with current research regarding advising issues and advising models for student-athletes
-Demonstrated ability to facilitate groups
-Commitment to working with multi-cultural student body
-Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
-Strong organizational skills
-Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and see tasks to completion
-Ability to work as part of a team and uphold established policies and procedures. 

Preferred Qualifications
-Knowledge of NCAA academic eligibility rules
-One year of demonstrated experience in a managerial, coordinative/supervisory position
-Experience working with at-risk student-athletes
-One year of effective college teaching
-Demonstrated ability to monitor and support students with academic difficulties
-Familiarity with learning services, tutorial and academic support programs