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Job Description

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Kelsey Lage at by April 15th (position open until filled).

Position:  Athletic Academics Graduate Assistant

Date of employment: 9-month assistantship with varying start dates: (renewal possible with satisfactory performance reviews)          

Stipend:  $4,500 per semester and a full tuition waiver.

Supervision:  Will report to Assistant Directors of Athletic Academics within the Office of Student Support Programs in the area of Athletic Academics.           

Location:  Housed in the Sanford Health Athletic Complex (SHAC)

Hours:  20 hours per week this will include some evening hours (1 night until 10 pm).


· Serving as a mentor to student-athletes and assist in carrying out athletic academic

   programming – 80%

Duties may include: 

Meeting weekly with assigned student’s athletes in order to counsel on academic difficulties and make campus referrals.

Complete weekly attendance report.

Assist in monitoring student-athletes and provide on-site supervision at the SHAC.

Communicate student-athlete academic issues with coaches/athletic staff.

Monitoring NCAA eligibility progress.


· Assist in administering tutoring and other academic enhancement programs – 10%

Duties may include: 

Administer grade check processes.

Assist with academic registration process including verifying student-athlete registration.

Assist full-time staff with projects. 


· Other duties as assigned – 10%

Customer Service

Provide model customer service at all times to students, staff, faculty, and NDSU guests.

Work Safely

Follow safety rules; help identify unsafe working conditions; stop co-workers who are working in an unsafe manner


Minimum Qualifications: 

Admitted graduate student at NDSU in a degree program (cannot be non-degree seeking)

Ability to successfully establish rapport with students

Professional presence

Excellent written and verbal communication to wide range of audiences

Ability to work as a team player 

Detail oriented

Proficiency with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Education or closely related field

Experience in athletics

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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