Academic Advisor - At-Risk Mentor - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This position is responsible for monitoring and overseeing the academic progress of assigned, at-risk student-athletes in accordance with NCAA, Conference and University requirements. Responsible for enhancing the academic success and retention of UVU’s student-athletes.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree plus two years of experience related to Summary of Duties OR any combination of education and experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling six years.

Preferred Qualifications

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


Knowledge of student development, advisement and instructional methods and techniques.
Knowledge of UVU course schedules, curriculum and degree requirements.
Knowledge of NCAA DI rules relating to intercollegiate athletic programs, academic advisement and student-athlete academic eligibility.
Knowledge of drug education and student-athlete wellness.


Effective communication skills for various constituencies, including student-athletes, athletics staff, faculty, coaches and others.
Independent problem-solving skills, including prioritization, creativity and multi-tasking, even in high-stress situations.
Proficient in use of computers and computer programs, including Microsoft Office, JumpForward, Banner, CAi and LSDBi.


Ability to assist student-athletes in developing effective academic plans and career and life goals.
Ability to anticipate both department and student needs.
Ability to work in a team environment to serve individuals with diverse personalities.
Ability to manage student records accurately and maintain strict confidentiality of those records. Ability to maintain high levels of professionalism, even in high-stress situations.
Ability to represent the Department in various public functions pertaining to athletics.

Pay Range

$31,554 to $42,072 annually

Keyword Phrases

  • Athletics
  • Academic Advisor - At-Risk Mentor
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Academic Administration
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
  • Counseling
  • Student Affairs and Services
  • Tutors and Learning
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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