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Position InformationPosting Number 20112662
Position Title Senior Academic Advisor (Athletics) #497860 FTE 1.00 Position Type Staff Department Athletic Academics
Position Summary Information
Job Summary/Basic Function
Who We Are:
Lamar University is a diverse and accessible global university for life-long learners with a passion for broad-based community engagement. As a vital contributor to the socioeconomic wellbeing and resilience of the Gulf Coast region, our expertise is recognized locally and beyond. Lamar University is home to more than 17,000 students and is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities. LU is a member of The Texas State University System, which is the first higher education system of Texas and maintains the lowest average tuition and fees of any university system in Texas. With more than 100 degree options and a community that cares, Lamar students are always proud to be Cardinals.
Lamar University is committed to fostering a culture of diversity where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can learn, work, and serve.
About This Role: Assists the Associate Athletics Director with coordinating programs to ensure compliance with all University, Western Athletic Conference and NCAA rules and regulations governing the intercollegiate athletics operation, with a primary focus on academics for student-athletes.
Reports Directly to the: Associate Athletics Director
At Lamar University one of the ways we show value to our team members is by offering the following perks:
Physical Requirements: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; may be required to lift moderate amounts of weight of 10 lbs.
Job Conditions: Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment with extensive student contact and frequent interruptions.
Strict adherence to established NCAA, Western Athletic Conference, Texas State University System and Lamar University rules and regulations. A violation of these rules and regulations can lead to disciplinary action including termination.
Lamar University is An Equal Opportunity Employer
Veteran's Preference Statement
Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas 805 Government Code, Section 657.003.
Security Sensitive Statement
This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Salary Commensurate Work Hours
Application InformationPosting Date 05/03/2022
Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special InstructionsPosting Specific Questions
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