Athletics Academic Advisement Assistant

Binghamton University Binghamton, New York
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December 1, 2022
Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York



Locations:Binghamton, NY

Posted:Jul 21, 2022

Closes:Open Until Filled


Ref. No.:06206, 07099

Position ID:150687


About Binghamton University

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description

Budget title: Staff Assistant (SL-2)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Binghamton University is a NCAA Division I institution in the America East Conference, located in Binghamton, NY with 21 intercollegiate athletic teams. Binghamton University is currently seeking two Athletics Academic Advisement Assistants as part of the Visions Center for Student-Athlete Excellence team.

The Assistants will work under the close supervision of the Associate Director of Athletics-Student Services and NCAA Compliance to assist in the day-to-day operations of the Visions Center for Student-Athlete Excellence.

Duties And Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To
  • For assigned sports, monitor the academic progress of student-athletes, including schedule building and course selection, academic planning and recovery plans, the assignment of tutorial support, grade checks, coordination of travel letters, and the monitoring of progress towards degree and continuing eligibility requirements.
  • Provide timely and accurate reports on the academic status of assigned student-athletes to the Associate Director of Athletics-Student Services and NCAA Compliance, coaches and selected institutional staff.
  • Effectively manage all working professional relationships, including regular and consistent contact and communication with student-athletes, coaches, staff, and faculty, when appropriate.
  • Make necessary and appropriate referrals to campus support resources.
  • Participate in the recruiting process by meeting with prospective student-athletes in assigned sports.
  • Provide information to student-athletes, coaches, and staff regarding institutional polices, academic requirements and NCAA DI athletics eligibility.
  • Assist with the review and submission of academic data for NCAA, America East Conference, other affiliated conferences, and Binghamton University reporting requirements.
  • Assist with new student-athlete orientation programming, the tutoring program, and other relevant academic enrichment programs.
  • Must work in compliance with university, federal and NCAA guidelines on the confidentiality and protection of student records.
  • Execute other relevant duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Athletics-Student Services and NCAA Compliance as needed.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, attention to detail.
  • Experience working with diverse populations and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively and effectively with other staff, student-athletes, coaches and administrators and be able to work in time sensitive and pressured environments.
  • Ability to work weekends and evening hours on occasion.
Preferred Qualification
  • Master's degree
  • Experience in assisting with academic advisement in a higher education setting/athletics department.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Additional Information

Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.

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Payroll information can be found on our website (

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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here ( .

Application Instructions

Internal Applications by: August 15, 2022

External Applications: open until filled.

Persons interested in the above position should apply online.

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