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Assistant Director of Student Athlete Services

Assistant Director of Student Athlete Services

Assistant Director of Student Athlete Services

Department of Athletics
McNeese State University invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Student Athlete Services in the Department of Athletics. This is a full-time, 12-month, unclassified position. The appointment is available August 20, 2018.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

Supervised by the Director for Student-Athlete Services, this position will provide academic guidance for student-athletes; assist with the university process for advising student-athletes; track continuing and transfer eligibility; maintain academic records for select student-athletes; supervise operations of the student-athlete study lab; coordinate tutoring services; consult with coaches regarding student-athlete progress, final grades and eligibility. This position must build and maintain rapport with university community.

Additionally, the Assistant Director will:
  • Monitor grades and absences of student athletes throughout semesters
  • Work with student athletes in their academic pursuits
  • Submit grades and absences reports to coaches
  • Assist in the registration process for student athletes
  • Maintain accurate academic progress record on each athlete (transcript, degree plan, etc.)
  • Arrange tutoring for student athletes
  • Oversee student athlete class attendance and grade reporting documentation and procedures
  • Maintain regular conferences with student athletes (more frequently with freshmen and academically at-risk student athletes)
  • Work with non-athletic university appointed NCAA officer to determine NCAA eligibility of student athletes
  • Provide each coach with a detailed statistical report regarding academics for each student athlete
  • Implement study program Monday through Friday for all freshmen and academically a-risk student athletes
  • Maintain competency with respect to knowledge of NCAA rules, ensure compliance with NCAA rules, and report to the Compliance Coordinator any knowledge of violation of NCAA, Southland Conference and/or institutional rules. Understand that actions that violate NCAA rules will result in disciplinary or corrective actions as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Student-Athlete Services


  • Bachelor’s degree.  Master’s preferred
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of NCAA Division I rules, practices, policies, philosophy and procedures
  • Experience with assisting students in education




Position is open until filled.

Application Materials and Contact:

Applicants should submit a: Letter of Application, Resume’, References, (name phone number, and e-mail address of at least three) for the application process. Please electronically submit the required documents to Alex Haley, Committee Chair at

Additional Information:

McNeese State University, located in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is a public university and a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and al l supporting materials will become public record. All applicants are expected to submit complete and accurate materials as specified in the position announcement. A background check and an English Proficiency assessment will be conducted on selected finalists. We comply with Louisiana Revised Statute 49:1001, et seq, and State of Louisiana Executive Order 98-38, which provides for drug testing of employees, appointees, prospective employees, and prospective appointees. Prospective employees and employees are informed if a drug test is required.

McNeese State University is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to excellence through diversity.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires McNeese State University to inform applicants that the University can employ only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the U.S. Each new employee is required to present documentation verifying his/her identity and right to accept employment.

McNeese State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. Under Louisiana law, applications and all supporting materials will become public record. An executive session pursuant to La. Rev. Stat. 42:6.1(A) may be required.

Persons needing reasonable accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Equal Opportunity Office: Voice: (337) 475-5428; TDD/TTY, Hearing Impaired: (337) 562-4227; Fax: (337) 475-5960; or

Instructional Faculty Candidates with foreign degrees must provide official certification of equivalency to U.S. degrees, an official comprehensive course-by-course report and U.S. Equivalency Statement, from World Education Services. The official Credential Evaluation Report and U.S. Equivalency Statement must be submitted directly to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Box 93220, Lake Charles, LA 70609; (337)475-5508. Simple translation of the language on foreign diplomas, transcripts, coursework, or similar will NOT suffice and will cause the application packet to be judged as incomplete.