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Assistant Director for Student Services

University of North Texas
Bryan, TX
Closing date
Jun 12, 2023

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Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Assistant Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Position Details

Position Information

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Assistant Director for Student Services Department UNT-Athletics Facilities-220410 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Commensurate with Experience Department Summary

UNT competes as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Conference USA. North Texas' athletic programs are classified as NCAA Division I, the largest and highest division among all colleges and universities. The 46,000 square-foot Athletic Center located off South Bonnie Brae Street is the centerpiece of North Texas athletics. Athletics strives to conduct a competitive athletics program that promotes faculty, staff, student and community affiliation and participation with the North Texas Athletics. Provide facilities which attract the highest level of talent and allow student-athletes to perform at the highest level in practice and during competition.

Position Overview

The University of North Texas is a Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The full-time position of Assistant Director, Academic Services will support student-athletes in various sports programs within our athletic department. This position requires consistent and open communication with coaches and staff. Must have a total commitment and adherence to NCAA, Conference USA and institutional regulations.

The Assistant Director, Academic Services will report to the Athletic Director, Academic Services.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in in related field and two years of related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in counseling, sport management, higher education, or a related area.
  • Two years of experience as an academic counselor/ advisor for student-athletes at the Division I level.
  • Proficiency and/or familiarity with the University's systems, including EIS, Blackboard/Canvas, and Teamworks/Retain.
  • Experience with assessment of academic programs and outcomes. Proficiency in using computer software such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, etc.
  • A thorough understanding of student development, counseling, advising, or related areas; Ability to interact with individuals of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds; Ability to collaborate and work effectively with other staff, student-athletes, coaches, and administrators; Be able to work in time-sensitive and occasional pressured environments; Ability to organize tasks and set priorities.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules

Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm with some evenings and weekends.

Driving University Vehicle Yes Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title Athletic Program Asst Director Physical Requirements Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting or moving up to 75 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

Job Duties


Monitor, advise, and evaluate student-athletes' progress toward degree and eligibility requirements. Maintain records in compliance with University of North Texas, Conference USA and NCAA standards.


Serve as primary contact between Athletic Academic Services and assigned sport coaching staff(s). Prepare necessary reports and updates for coaches and staff.


Advise assigned student-athletes in academic progress, degree selection, appropriate class selection, academic policies and campus resources.


Assist with the recruiting activities as needed. Meet with and guide prospective student-athletes through pre-admission process. Evaluate prospective student-athletes' academic information.


Assist with the degree progress and support of student-athletes participating in assigned sport(s).


Collaborate with the Learning Specialists and Tutor Coordinator to assign tutoring, learning specialist session and, academic coaching meetings, tutoring and study hall requirements for student-athletes.


Serve as an athletic academic services liaison to staff and faculty; Work in collaboration with UNT athletic compliance and athletic certification to ensure proper procedures and process.


Provide consistent and frequent communication with Senior Associate Athletic Director for Student Services, Assistant Athletic Director for Student Services, and with coaches about the progress of assigned student-athletes.


Evaluate prospective student-athletes' academic information; monitor academic progress and proactively create intervention plans.


Coordinate faculty/staff guest coaching activities for your assigned sports as needed.


Other duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S6436P Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting

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