| NOTICE OF POSITION VACANCY University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics |
Position: Grant-In-Aid Specialist Twelve month, 100% Academic Professional Appointment
Primary Position Function: Responsible for monitoring financial aid received by student-athletes in accordance with University, Big Ten Conference and NCAA regulations.
• Act as primary liaison for Division of Intercollegiate Athletics to University Office of Student Financial Aid; • Monitor all forms of financial aid received by student athletes and prepare appropriate reports to coaches, administrators, and compliance office to ensure compliance with all NCAA, Big Ten Conference and University Rules; • Prepare National Letters of Intent and initial financial aid tenders for all student-athletes and prospective student-athletes; • Coordinate renewal, reduction and cancellation of financial aid agreements for continuing student-athletes; • Coordinate with Office of Student Financial Aid to determine annual full grant-in-aid and cost-of-attendance figures for NCAA equivalency calculations; • Coordinate student-athlete awards and team meals; • Document recruited status of student-athletes for countable financial aid purposes; • Coordinate room and board payment to student athletes; • Coordinate distribution of Student-Athlete Opportunity Fund; • Verify summer athletic aid amounts and student-athlete eligibility to receive summer athletic aid; • Maintain knowledge of and compliance with specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institutional rules that relate to this position.
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Starting Date: As soon as possible after closing date.
To receive full consideration, application materials must be received by February 23, 2017. Applications not submitted through https://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered. Candidate must upload a letter of application and resume. Online application will require the names and contact information for three references. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Benjy Wilber, Associate Athletic Director, at email@example.com.
Note: To expedite filling this position, qualified applicants will be interviewed during the advertising period and through the deadline date. All applicants will receive consideration for the position throughout the duration of the notice period. No appointment will be made before the expiration of the application date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu