The Military College of South Carolina

Assistant Director for Athletic Programs - Student Success Center

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Work type: Full Time Permanent - Staff
Location: Charleston
Categories: Athletics, Student Affairs
Salary: $55,000 - $60,000
Payscale: Band 5

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Director for Student-Athlete Services in the Student Success Center.  The position will be responsible for developing, implementing, managing and assessing all aspects of academic support services provided to our student-athletes and will report directly to the Director of the Student Success Center.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Student-Athlete Services Division of the Student Success Center
  • Coordinate all academic counseling, to include advising and registration, for all student-athletes
  • Monitor the progress towards degree, academic progress rate (APR), and NCAA eligibility for all student-athletes and provide an annual report to the Director of the Student Success Center
  • Evaluate and assess all services provided by the Student-Athlete Services Division of the Student Success Center
  • Serve as the Student Success Center liaison with faculty, administration, and coaches regarding student-athlete academic matters
  • Assist the Student Success Center Director with personnel matters, and supervise all staff for the Student-Athlete Services Division of the Student Success Center
  • Participate in all Student Success Center management meetings and assume additional duties as assigned by the Student Success Center Director
  • Assist the Athletics Compliance Office and The Citadel Registrar’s office regarding student athlete academic progress, transfer transcript evaluations, certification process, and NCAA eligibility monitoring

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master’s Degree in the areas of Student Personnel Services, Counseling, Higher Education Administration, or a related subject area. Progressive experience providing academic services to college-athletes. Extensive knowledge of the characteristics of college-athletes and providing academic assistance to student-athletes. Knowledge of NCAA regulations governing student-athletes. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to complete detailed tasks. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with coaches, students, faculty, staff, administrators, parents, and alumni, as well as the community. Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion when dealing with confidential information.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with DegreeWorks and Banner
Experience with Report Writing in Cognos
Experience using ARMS and Compliance Assistant


Benefits of Working at The Citadel

  • Extensive Health Plans
  • Great Retirement Options
  • Tuition Waiver Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • Isle of Palms Beach Club
  • Swain Family Boat Center
  • Community Service Opportunities
  • Read more about our benefits, on our HR website


About The Citadel College

The Citadel, also known as the Military College of South Carolina, is a public senior military college located in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1842, The Citadel has a rich history and educational reputation. With our current location on the banks of the Ashley River in downtown Charleston, you are close to great restaurants, shopping and much more.  Ranked #1 Public College in the South (U.S. News & World Report, 2022) for schools with up to a master’s degree, the opportunities are endless.

There are about 2,300 undergraduate students who make up the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Out of the Corps of Cadets, 1 out of 3 graduates earn a military commission. Students can choose from 31 Majors, 57 Minors, pre-health professions, and pre-law (a concentration in political science). The 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio guarantees students a quality education. Another 1,000 students attend the Graduate College, evening and online programs.


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