June 23, 2009
DEPARTMENT: Student Athlete Support Services
POSITION TITLE: Academic Counselor
STARTING DATE: As soon as possible after application deadline
DUTIES: Entry level position, responsible for all aspects of the student-athletes academic structure including initial visits with prospective athletes, advising of degree and course options, assist with certification and eligibility of current and prospective athletes..
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours including possible travel when necessary.
PREFERRED: Master’s degree. Experience working with student-athletes in an academic advising/counseling capacity. Experience working in the personal and academic development of students from diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of high school to college transition dynamics. Knowledge of academic programs at KU particularly advantageous.
APPLICATIONPROCESS: Only on-line at https://jobs.ku.edu , Position# 00205876 will be considered.
DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed starting July 6, 2009 and will be accepted until job is filled.
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.