Academic Advisor - Athletic Student Services - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

Monitors the academic progress of student-athletes. Advises student-athletes regarding conformance and compliance to NCAA eligibility rules and requirements. Implements departmental academic improvement plans and evaluates student-athlete continuing eligibility and guides them as they develop life skills. Participates on student-athlete advisory committee programs and guides tutors who assist student-athletes with their academic goals.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree plus two years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience administering NCAA rules and guidelines at Division I athletics programs.
Master’s degree is preferred.


Knowledge of university course schedules, course curriculum, and degree requirements.
Knowledge of student advisement requirements such as monitoring student classes, scheduling, academic progress, and registration.
Knowledge of NCAA rules relating to intercollegiate athletics programs.
Knowledge and understanding of drug education and student-athlete wellness.
Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.


Skill in the use of computers and NCAA institutional software applications as applied to the management of student records (i.e. Banner, CAi, and LSDBi).
Interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.


Ability to manage student records.
Ability to communicate effectively with student-athletes, faculty, athletic administrators, and coaches.
Ability to enhance the overall athletic academic program and represent the department as assigned.

Pay Range

$31,554 to $42,072

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
Application materials become the property of UVU.
For questions contact Human Resources at

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: 2-3 years
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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