The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) Department of Athletics, located in the Alaska Airlines Center, is a diverse division designed to assist student-athletes in meeting their academic and athletic goals through the University's intercollegiate athletic program within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) guidelines and to provide all UAA students the opportunity for physical development through the recreational sports program on the Anchorage campus.
The department's mission is to support the educational mission of the University of Alaska Anchorage; to protect and promote the safety, health and well-being of our student-athletes; guide and support our student-athletes in their pursuit of academic and athletic excellence; produce graduates and honorable citizens; and be actively engaged in our University community.
Please visit www.GoSeawolves.com to find out more about UAA Department of Athletics and www.anchorage.net for more about Anchorage, Alaska.
To apply, please complete the application, include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references.
Minimum Starting Biweekly Pay: $2,065.60
Note to Applicant: A background check release of information form must be completed and all results must be satisfactory as a condition of employment. The University of Alaska Anchorage will not be sponsoring any visas for this position.
General Support: Provide occasional event support. Assist with coordination of Student-Athlete Advisor Committee (SAAC) functions. Perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor, Associate Directors, and/or the Director of Athletics.
Database Use and Maintenance: Utilize Banner to retrieve information for NCAA compliance databases and to complete tasks involving student registration, sports coding, and checking full-time enrollment. Responsible for data entry for all modules (detail, sport, financial aid, initial & transfer eligibility, and degree progress) of Compliance Assistant (NCAA). Responsible for activating and deactivating students from Institutional Request Lists, generating National Letters of Intent, and regularly supplying status reports for coaches with Eligibility Center. Responsible for transferring information from sport specific sites to the compliance site within ACS/FrontRush to facilitate the disbursement of information and forms to all returning and new student-athletes.
Compliance Support: Provide NCAA verbal and written interpretations to coaches and staff. Process all forms and surveys and compose reports as required by NCAA and conferences (e.g., Sport Sponsorship & Demographic forms, APP, ASR, ISSG and scholarship reports). Review pre-approval requests for Official Visits and route appropriately. Assist with NCAA rules violations investigations. Report NCAA violations using NCAA RSRO system. Keep supervisor apprised of all compliance issues. Maintain MS Excel spreadsheets with scholarship and academic information to assist with financial aid equivalency and budget projections. Complete requests for release for UAA and other collegiate institutions for students wishing to transfer. Point of contact with the NCAA Eligibility Center for issues affecting a student-athlete’s academic or amateurism certification. Coordinate information from NCAA & UAA sources for coaches and student-athletes to assist with the certification process. Conduct NCAA educational programs for athletic staff, student-athletes, various University departments (Admissions, Financial Aid, Academic Advising, Registrar), high school coaches, parents, students, and boosters. Assist with compliance education for coaches. Monitor compliance functions (e.g., recruiting, practice logs, and promotional activities).
Required: Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations as they pertain to recruiting, financial aid, and eligibility. Advanced computer and organizational skills. Advanced interpersonal skills. Extensive ability with MS Office to include Excel and database programs (e.g. Compliance Assistant, Compliance Databases). Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to occasionally work evenings and weekends.
Preferred: Knowledge of NCAA structure and GNAC conference rules and regulations as it relates to compliance. Knowledge of institutional degree audit software (DegreeWorks & Banner Student).
Three years progressively responsible experience related to the program specialty, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Typical Education or Training:
Required: Three years college coursework, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) certification, or certification completion within 30 days of the job start date. Applicant must possess an unrestricted Alaska driver's license (and CDL with endorsements as required) or be able to obtain an unrestricted Alaska driver's license within 60 days of accepting the job. In addition, the applicant must meet UAA's safe driving criteria.
Preferred: Bachelor's degree.
Internal Number: 509869
About UAA Department of Athletics
The UAA Athletics Department is a diverse division designed to assist student-athletes in meeting their academic and athletic goals through the University's intercollegiate athletic program within the National Collegiate Athletic Association(NCAA) guidelines and to provide all University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) students the opportunity for physical development through the recreational sports program on the Anchorage campus.
Please visit www.GoSeawolves.com to find out more about UAA Athletics and www.anchorage.net for more about Anchorage, Alaska.