Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
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Descriptive Title: Academic AdvisorREF#: WC-S-7353-13-06-F
Budget Title: same as aboveState Professional Position
Department: AthleticsState Line#: 24941
Grade: SL-3Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree. Three or more years of full time experience in an academic advising, counseling or student services setting. Strong organizational skills. Commitment to the successful academic and personal development of Stony Brook student-athletes.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's or Advanced Degree in Counseling or Education. A basic understanding of NCAA eligibility rules.

Brief Description of Duties: The Athletic Academic Advisor will be responsible for providing academic support services as well as student services to Stony Brook student-athletes. He/she will assist in the evaluation, monitoring and development of the academic advising, tutoring, academic progress and Life Skills programs in place for all student-athletes. The Athletic Academic Advisor will execute all duties in compliance with NCAA policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate the best system for successful individual and team study halls. Under the direction of the Assistant AD for Student-Athlete Development, the Academic Advisor will assume a primary role in the day-to-day implementation of the study halls for all Stony Brook teams.
  • Assist in the development, assessment and implementation of the academic advising services offered to Stony Brook student-athletes as such services relate to NCAA progress-toward-degree requirements and established institutional requirements. As assigned by the Assistant AD for Student-Athlete Development, the Academic Advisor will be personally responsible for the academic advising of several specific teams and their individual athletes.
  • Serve as primary liaison with undergraduate colleges and the Office of Orientation and Family Programs for new student orientation sessions, assist with student-athlete class registration each semester and organize the distribution and collection of books for scholarship recipients.
  • Create and implement detailed plans of action for student-athletes considered academically at risk to assist in their academic success. As appropriate, will confer with the Assistant AD for Student-Athlete Development, on-campus advising office and the Disability Student Services Office to assist in these processes.
  • Assist with the implementation of the Life Skills program to include some teaching within the SBU 101 classes, coordination of student-athlete programming and participation in the oversight of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council.
  • Provide student-athletes, coaches and athletics administration with detailed reports of grades, credits earned, degree declarations and issues affecting eligibility. Periodically collect and disseminate academic information to NCAA and conference offices for awards and year-end records.
  • Attend new student orientation sessions, assist with student-athlete class registration each semester and organize the distribution and collection of books for scholarship recipients.
  • Will collaborate with the Assistant AD for Student-Athlete Development, athletic department administration, coaches and university staff members on any other issues relative to the successful development of Stony Brook University student-athletes.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Night and weekend work is required. Travel will be required for professional development.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Rachael Lyall
Assistant AD for Business Operations & Administration
Stony Brook University Dept. of Athletics
SBU Indoor Sports Complex
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3500
Fax#: (631) 632-7122


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 07/09/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: L) Athletic Positions.
Posting Date: 06/25/2013
Additional Categories: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).