ACADEMIC ADVISOR/STUDENT-ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI

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Major Responsibilities: Under the general supervision of the Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Services and the Director of Student-Athlete Development, this position provides academic advising services and student-athlete development programming to UW-Madison student-athletes. The incumbent will provide academic advising, the monitoring of academic performance, and eligibility monitoring for assigned student-athletes. This individual will communicate regularly with coaches and administrators and will be available to meet with prospective student-athletes and their families on recruiting visits. The incumbent is responsible for continuing and improving current student-athlete development programming and developing new programming in the following areas: personal development and community service.

Additionally, this individual will be responsible for coordinating the new student-athlete orientation, sophomore nutrition experience, financial literacy programming, student-athlete graduation reception and several community service programs. It is anticipated that this individual will serve as an athletic academic advisor for football, as well as a student-athlete development assistant.Conditions: This is an Academic Staff appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included.

Anticipated start date on or after January 7, 2013. Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by 4:30p.m. CST, December 21, 2012. However, applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

To apply, send a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, the current contact information for three references, and a statement of whether you wish to have your application held in confidence or made available to the public upon request to: Office of Athletics Human Resources, at AcademicAdvisor2013@athletics.wisc.edu. Complete materials should be submitted electronically in Microsoft Word or PDF attachments. Do not send application materials in the body of an email as formatting will be lost. (If you are unable to submit materials electronically in this format or have application questions, contact Breanne Eoff at 608-265-4135 for special arrangements).NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request.

Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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