The University of Texas Permian Basin — Assistant Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Success

The University of Texas Permian Basin invites applicants for the position of Assistant Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Success for Athletics.

REPORTS TO: Director of Athletics.

SALARY RANGE: $50,000.00-$60,000.00, depending on experience and education.

The Assistant Athletic Director of Student-Athlete Success advises current and prospective student-athletes concerning academic requirements and progress, identify at-risk student-athletes, and coordinate resources such as tutors, proctors, study table, and other campus resources to ensure that UT Permian Basin is providing the best possible help for that student-athletes to reach their academic goals. Serve as an advisor to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and be the liaison between the student-athletes and athletic administration in terms of the student-athlete experience. Connect student-athletes to campus and community resources for Life-Skills initiatives such as financial literacy, resume writing, and career services. Works with university stakeholders regarding academic advisement and student-athlete success-related activities and oversees academic progress per university, conference, and NCAA rules.

Develop, implement and evaluate a program of academic support services for all student-athletes, including but not limited to; coordinating tutoring and proctored services, monitor student-athlete study hall, assist with orientation, registration, and advisement of student-athletes, conduct degree audit, and checks. Develop and maintain a program of academic recognition and reporting for all student-athletes. Develop and maintain a program to identify, monitor, and provide support for at-risk student-athletes. Select, train, and evaluate all tutors within the Athletics Department. Access and recommend to student-athletes the use of campus and community resources.

Serve as an advisor for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. Develop and implement Life Skills programs using campus and community resources that foster growth and responsibility in student-athletes. Assist in the recruitment of prospective student-athletes through transcript evaluation for practice, competition, and aid. Maintain the Athletic Department’s academic computer labs.

Maintain organized files and records to document academic progress. Coordinate student-athlete progress-toward-degree while working with various academic departments, Registrar’s Office, FAR, and individual student-athletes.

Maintain a thorough knowledge of applicable NCAA, Lone Star Conference, and University rules and regulations as they relate to student-athlete success. Participate in the continual development and enforcement of department policies and procedures such as the Athletic Department Policy and Procedures Manual, Athletic Compliance Manual, and Student-Athlete Handbook. Develop and implement a policy manual for the Student-Athlete Success Office, including but not limited to policies for student-athlete study hall, computer use and/or laptop checkout, and all staff members and student workers supervised.

Serve as a member of the Athletic Department’s Senior Administration team, the Athletic Compliance Committee, the University Athletics Committee. Serve on university, conference, or NCAA committees as assigned.

Participate and engage in professional development and leadership opportunities including but not limited to, the NCAA Convention, NCAA Regional Rules,

5%: Other Duties
The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.


  1. Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance. If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
  2. The University of Texas Permian Basin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
  3. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
  4. EOE, including disability/vets.
  5. UTPB participates in e-Verify.

This is an exempt position, and your expected work schedule is Monday through Friday. As an exempt employee, your schedule may vary based on the number of hours needed to meet the job responsibilities. The individual holding this position may need to be available early morning, and evening to meet the needs of the department.

The University offers an excellent compensation package which includes a broad range of employee benefits including free health insurance (employee only) as well as a generous retirement program. We invite you to learn more at

Bachelor’s degree required.


  1. Master’s degree preferred.
  2. Three (3) years experience in intercollegiate athletics as a student-athlete, student-assistant, coach, or administrator preferred.
  3. Prior experience guiding student-athletes in their academic pursuits, monitoring progress towards degree and continuing eligibility, and program coordination is also preferred.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be physically able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The expectations listed below are representative of the skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  1. Walk long distance around campus and in buildings.
  2. Required to regularly sit and stand.
  3. Frequently use wrist, hands, and/or fingers to make small repetitive movements such as typing, distributing mail, and picking up small objects.
  4. Ability to talk frequently to convey detailed and/or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  5. Be able to hear average or normal conversations and receive verbal information.
  6. Lift packages and/or move heavy objects, 30+ lbs.