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Athletic Academic Advisor

Company: Lynn University
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryLynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 25 national championships (and counting!)Lynn is one of the top colleges to work for in the nation, according to a survey by the Great College to Work For program. We are an Honor Roll institution with accolades in 10 categories, including compensation and benefits, confidence in senior leadership, job satisfaction and support, and teaching environment.As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. Lynn is currently accepting applications for the position of Athletic Academic Advisor.The Athletic Academic Advisor will take a student-centered approach to provide guidance, insight, and perspective as student athletes pursue and achieve their academic goals. Assist student athletes in focusing on their interests and abilities, when choosing a major, changing majors, selecting courses, meeting degree requirements, and succeeding academically at Lynn University. To serve as a resource and assist in connecting student athletes with the Lynn University Network. To take genuine interest in the personal and professional development of students.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • To serve the interests of students and to provide accurate academic advice.
  • To make student connections and assist with the course registrations of undergraduate and graduate students in every degree program.
  • Carefully review degree requirements and progress toward degree completion.
  • Provide instruction and guidance in planning an individual course completion map leading to graduation.
  • Provide assistance in all facets of course registration.
  • Work with faculty mentors to promote the academic success.
  • Work with the Office of the Registrar in reviewing graduation petitions.
  • Maintain current knowledge of all Lynn University academic degree programs.
  • Understand and effectively communicate accurate information regarding all academic policies.
  • Monitor student-athlete academic progress to empower students to be independent, successful, and confident learners.
  • Provides academic advisement to an assigned group of identified student-athletes from various sports.
  • Educate student-athletes on continuing eligibility in accordance with NCAA Progress Towards Degree requirements and Sunshine State Conference guidelines through one-on-one meetings, coordination of support services, and relaying academic updates from professors.
  • Maintain academic records and prepare academic progress reports and summaries on a regular basis.
  • Prepare regular academic reports for coaching staff and various administrators regarding student-athlete academic progress.
  • Assist with evaluating the academic needs of students and developing academic support plans for identified student-athletes as needed.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • The Academic Advisor must be skilled in time management, basic computer use and communication.
    • This person must be organized, analytical and sensitive to cultural and ethnic differences.Minimum Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree in a related field required; Master's degree preferred.
      • Academic advising experience and/or a related field experience working in a higher education setting.
      • Familiarity with university information systems.
      • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.Accreditation and equal opportunityLynn University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Lynn University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431,, or +1 561-237-7727; or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2020 Lynn UniversityAmericans with Disabilities ActPlease notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling+1 561-237-7639.The Annual Security and Fire Safety ReportIn compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online atFor your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Keywords: Lynn University, Boca Raton , Athletic Academic Advisor, Other , Boca Raton, Florida

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