Director Academic Programs
Under the direction of the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Athletic Student Services, the Director of Academic Programs oversees the day-to-day operation of the tutorial and academic enrichment programming for the Bill Battle Academic Center.
Additional Department Summary: This position provides leadership and oversight to the academic program of Men?s Basketball. This position oversees a comprehensive set of academic tutorial services including individual tutoring, group tutoring, test reviews, and study skills workshops. This position is responsible for the selection, hiring, onboarding, training, and supervision of all part-time academic support staff including 100+ athletic tutors, class checkers, and office staff. Additionally, the Assistant Director of Academic Programs serves as the academic lead for men?s basketball. In this capacity, this position monitors the academic progress of men?s basketball student-athletes in compliance with NCAA, Southeastern Conference and the University of Alabama rules and regulations. The Assistant Director serves as a liaison between the BBAC and University divisions. This position works with coaches, staff, and professors to foster an atmosphere that retains student-athletes, coordinates graduation plans, monitors continuing eligibility, and assists with on campus recruiting. This position assists with the development of programs to assist the BBAC in meeting the needs of student-athletes and other constituents of the program, while upholding the integrity of the BBAC.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of experience in academic advising, teaching, or in a student services environment; OR Master's degree one (1) year of experience academic advising, teaching, or in a student services environment.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Required to work some evenings and weekends.
Skills and Knowledge: Requires basic knowledge in the usage of personal computers and standard software applications. Effective written and verbal communication to include public speaking skills. Knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act, Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in human resource management, education, behavioral science, counseling, or other related field. Working in a university or college setting preferably within an athletic academic support service program, interviewing, hiring, training. Supervisory experience. Knowledge of NCAA and SEC rules and regulations. Experience with student information system, i.e. BANNER, SIS.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.
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Director Academic Programs