• Responsible for monitoring individual and institutional (team) financial aid award limits • Assist in giving interpretations of NCAA rules to all coaches, athletics staff, institutional staff members, and representatives of athletics interest • Ensures that the University’s athletics programs are in compliance with NCAA rules and regulations governing financial aid to student-athletes • Processes financial aid for student-athletes and works directly with student-athletes and coaches to ensure they are within individual and team NCAA financial aid limitations • Have discussions with student-athletes and/or parents on concerns over financial aid issues • Work collaboratively with the Office of Student Accounts, the Financial Aid Office, the University Bookstore and Food Services on all issues dealing with student-athlete scholarships to help with oversight and maintain NCAA Institutional Control • Work with Information Technology Services staff on changes yearly for JumpForward Financial Aid compatibility • Forecast for the Athletics Director and/or Budget Committee, cost of athletic scholarships by sport for the year and for summer school • Work with the Academic Advisors for Student-Athletes on providing the number of hours students’ need if less than full time to graduate, or if in internships or student teaching. Provide these hours to the Financial Aid Liaison before each semester and all hours for each summer session for each student-athlete that Athletics is helping to pay for their education • Approve/deny refunds for student-athletes, checking to make sure their total aid is not over the cost of attendance, except for NCAA/University allowed exceptions • Assist with maintaining compliance portion of University athletics website • Serve on relevant campus committees as needed • Commitment to and compliance with the University’s and Department of Athletics policies and procedures as well as the conference and NCAA constitutions, bylaws, legislation and regulations • Perform other related duties as required
Bachelor’s degree required. Must have at least one year experience in NCAA compliance or related field. Exceptional attention to detail required. Capable of working in a fast-paced environment and meeting deadlines. Ability to maintain accurate athletics and institutional financial aid awards for student-athletes. Must demonstrate the highest levels of ethics and integrity.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: 091151
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