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The Auburn University Athletics Department is currently accepting applications for the following positions. Apply online at AUemployment.com unless otherwise stated in the position description. If you need assistance, please contact Auburn's Department of Human Resources at (334) 844-4145 or your local state employment service office. Internet access is available through your public library.


Position: Counselor I/II/III, Academics

Position Summary: Auburn University Athletics is seeking candidates for the Counselor I/II/III, Academics (Athletics). Working with the Associate Athletics Director, Student Athlete Support Services, this position will provide academic and personal advising/counseling and support to student-athletes.

The successful candidate will serve as part of a comprehensive team in Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS). SASS promotes, assists, and provides counsel to Auburn University student-athletes in the areas of academics, eligibility, admissions, career counseling and life skills. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: provides advising/counseling and support to at-risk student-athletes in matters related to academic goals, study skills, choice of curriculum, course load, and course scheduling; identifies at-risk students making referrals to other professionals when appropriate; evaluates student-athlete progress to ensure eligibility in accordance with University, SEC, and NCAA guidelines; instructs student-athletes on issues related to personal development; provides information to coaches concerning student-athletes', prospective student-athletes' needs, and academic/eligibility issues.

**The Review date for this position has been extended.**

Minimum Qualifications: Entry into the applicant pool requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Psychology, Counseling, Education, Business, Sports Management, or related field.

Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment system and attach the following: cover letter, resume, and references. Only complete applications will be considered.

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment.

Desired Qualifications: Advanced degree in disciplines listed above or Juris Doctorate; extensive experience in a higher education setting preferably with Division I student-athletes; strong knowledge of college student development theory and of NCAA and SEC rules and regulations, specifically those pertaining to eligibility. Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures in advising or counseling. Meticulous attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to interact with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures and across a wide range of ages, knowledge of Auburn University academic policies and procedures or ability to learn quickly, strong organizational and technological skills.

Requisition No.: 26785

Review Date: 02-01-2017


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