ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR/DEGREE & CAREER COUNSELING
April 25, 2005
POSITION TITLE: ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR/DEGREE & CAREER COUNSELING
STARTING DATE: As soon as possible after application deadline
DUTIES: Serve as a liaison to designated coaching staffs and various KU academic and administrative units. Meet regularly with new student-athletes and others to discuss challenges, set goals, and evaluate progress. Communicate with prospective student-athletes during their campus visit. Educate student-athletes regarding university degree programs and requirements. Formulate long-term degree plans and monitor academic and degree completion progress. Participate in Student Support Service support team meetings to discuss students’ progress and develop strategies for academic success. Coordinate student-athletes’ participation in orientation, academic advising, and enrollment. Perform related administrative duties as assigned by the Director.
Required: Earned Master’s degree in a field directly related to education &/or counseling student-athletes. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Three years experience counseling student-athletes on successful attainment of academic and personal goals. Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours including possible travel when necessary.
Preferred: Experience in the personal and academic development of students from diverse backgrounds. Experience working with student’s with college admissions process. Knowledge of high school to college transition dynamics.
APPLICATIONPROCESS: Apply on-line only at http://jobs.ku.edu
APPLICATIONDEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed starting May 6, 2005.
THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY /AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. THE UNIVERSITY ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM UNDERREPRESENTED GROUP MEMBERS. FEDERAL AND STATE LEGISLATION PROHIBITS DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ANCESTRY, SEX, AGE, DISABILITY, AND VETERAN STATUS. IN ADDITION, THE UNIVERSITY POLICIES PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MARITAL STATUS, AND PARENTAL STATUS.