UCLA - University of California Los Angeles, Intercollegiate Athletic Department
August 20, 2018
Los Angeles, California
Full-time - Experienced
Operations, Operations - Compliance
4 Year Degree
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Eligibility Coordinator. This is a career, full-time position with a targeted salary of $52,800/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan. The Eligibility Coordinator will have a primary role in managing all facets of the NCAA continuing academic eligibility certification program for the Olympic Sport programs (22 varsity teams and approximately 500 student-athletes). Specifically, this position will manage the academic eligibility evaluation process, including the development and implementation of policies related to the evaluation process as well as serving as the primary counselor to the student-athletes in regards to the development of degree plans that meet the NCAA standards. Within this process, the Eligibility Coordinator will be responsible for working directly with the College Academic Counselors assigned to the Academic & Student Services (AS2) office to complete the quarterly schedule audit process to ensure student-athletes are enrolled in degree applicable courses. When schedule changes need to be made for eligibility purposes, this position will be responsible for communicating with the coaches and working directly student-athletes to resolve any issue. The Eligibility Coordinator will also be responsible for facilitating quarterly eligibility check-in meetings for the Olympic Sport coaches and applicable AS2 staff.
At the beginning of the year class rank meetings, the Eligibility Coordinator will be responsible for educating all student-athletes (approximately 650) on applicable NCAA continuing academic eligibility rules and regulations.
In addition to these responsibilities, the Eligibility Coordinator will assist the Associate Director of Academic & Student Services with the continuing academic eligibility certification process for Football and Men’s & Women’s Basketball. The Eligibility Coordinator will also assist in monitoring the NCAA Academic Performance Program (APP), which includes both the Academic Progress Rate (APR) and Graduation Success Rate (GSR).
Finally, the Eligibility Coordinator will assist the Compliance Office with rule interpretations, transfer tracer forms and other assigned duties.
Expressions of interest must be received by September 03, 2018. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume and references via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1408745228015 Search by requisition # 28600. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
All applicants should demonstrate the following abilities and requirements; Bachelor’s Degree required or equivalent work experience; Advanced knowledge of UCLA’s university, general education and major curriculum preferred; Ability to analyze a student-athlete’s degree program using the UCLA Degree Audit Report strongly preferred; Knowledge of and ability to comply with NCAA, Pac-12 Conference, UCLA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics policies, rules and regulations preferred; Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment and handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion and according to FERPA guidelines; Skill in working independently and following through on duties with minimal supervision; Ability to effectively counsel and advise student-athletes, coaches, administrators and staff with questions and concerns related to academic eligibility questions and concerns; Ability to interact diplomatically with individuals of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds; Outstanding communication skills both oral and written, including skill in writing memos/reports and using correct spelling, grammar and punctuation; Working knowledge of intercollegiate athletics and student-athlete demands; Ability to establish and interact collaboratively and effectively with other staff, student-athletes, coaches, administrators and the UCLA community in a highly pressured environment; Outstanding listening, analytical and problem-solving skills in working with Academic & Student Services staff and student-athletes; Ability to operate Windows-based PC using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), LSDBi, Jump Forward and Compliance Assistant (CAi).
Additional Salary Information: This is a career, full-time position with a targeted salary of $52,800/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan.
Internal Number: 28600
About UCLA - University of California Los Angeles, Intercollegiate Athletic Department
UCLA Athletics embraces the mantra of "Champions Made Here", not just on the competitive field but in the classroom and in the community. UCLA's broad-based nationally competitive intercollegiate athletics program for men and women was the first in the nation to win 100 NCAA Championships. UCLA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.