Syracuse University Director Student Athlete Support Services in Syracuse, New York

Reporting to the Assistant Provost of Student-Athlete Academic Services, The director of academics for Men & Women’s basketball and Lacrosse will serve as the senior member of the Assistant Provost’s academic support team and will help formulate policy & procedures, standards, and best practices. The Director of Academics for Men & Women’s basketball will coordinate all aspects of the academic support program. Including requesting tutorial support, study table and orientation. Managing the Academic Progress Rate (APR) with the potential for early departures to the professional leagues. In addition, the Director of Academics will supervise the projecting and reporting the APR each semester to avoid NCAA penalties. They will be responsible for assisting student-athletes in their transition to college, motivating them to be responsible and accountable for their academic performance, life skills and monitoring their academic eligibility through graduation. They will direct the work of the academic coordinator and graduate assistant assigned to the basketball program. Additionally, the director for academics will supervise the lead coordinator for Football and the coordinators for Men & Women’s Lacrosse and be responsible for overseeing the summer school applications in consultation with the Associate Athletics Director for administration. The director of academics for men & women Basketball and Lacrosse will coordinate all branding of the department (i.e. website, profiles, publications).