Coastal Carolina University — Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Academic Services

Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following position: Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Academic Services (Student Services Manager I) in the Office of University Advising.

Duties will include, but are not limited to: leading and managing a high performing team that serves as student-athlete academic advisor/counselor for all assigned student-athletes; maintaining regular contact with student-athletes while they remain on team rosters; providing student-athletes information on CCU and NCAA progress reports; developing academic improvement plans for students performing below academic standards; making referrals for supplemental instruction, counseling, and career services; reporting progress to coaches; evaluating transfer transcripts with the Office of Admissions; providing mentoring for at-risk student-athletes; monitoring progress towards degree requirements; managing data through NCAA Compliance Assistant Internet; reporting and projecting NCAA academic performance program and team scores; coordinating NCAA continuing eligibility certification with CCU Registrar; updating files; performing tasks that may involve athletics compliance issues and complying with the applicable rules, regulations and academic policies of the University, the NCAA, the Sun Belt Conference and other organizations or conferences of which the University is a member; serving as liaison between students and appropriate academic departments, colleges, and administrative offices to help student-athletes meet their academic and career goals; updating administrators, coaches, student-athletes regarding CCU and NCAA changes in policies/by-laws; and performing other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Master’s degree and at least five (5) years of related experience are required. A diverse understanding of issues that affect NCAA Division I student-athletes and experience working with student-athlete academic/student support services preferred. A successful candidate will possess knowledge of NCAA progress toward degree requirements; NCAA Compliance Assistant software internet program; NCAA Academic Performance Program; and graduate success rate and APR calculations. Additionally, a successful candidate should also possess the ability to communicate orally and in writing and the ability to exercise good judgment.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants may apply online at: or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information for at least three professional references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. 

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer. 

Student Services Manager I (CB75 / 61121593) fulltime position with benefits.  State Pay Band:  06.   Primary work hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.