Promote a strong culture of compliance with NCAA and Pac-12 rules, as well as institutional policies, through an emphasis on integrity and institutional control. Responsible for the oversight and distribution of athletically-related financial aid. Monitor all institutional financial aid for student-athletes. Provide legislative guidance and interpretations for all coaches and staff and serve as the primary reference point for matters associated with NCAA Bylaw 15.
The University’s strength in undergraduate education and scientific research is paralleled by its excellence on the playing fields, courts and other venues of its 21-sport Intercollegiate Athletic Program. The Arizona Wildcats compete in the tradition-rich Pacific-12 Conference, “The Conference of Champions.” For a more comprehensive view of what makes working in our department unique, please visit the websites at: www.arizonawildcats.com.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs
•Award, Monitor, and reconcile athletic financial aid •Monitor campus aid for all student athletes •Answer questions in person, via phone and emails, in regards to athletics and institutional aid •Acts as a liaison to internal departments and programs as well as external agencies regarding financial aid matters including student accounts and housing •Reevaluate, plan, processes, and compiles financial aid reports •Collects, compiles and submits financial aid data and squad lists to meet NCAA, Pac-12 and accreditation agency requirements •Counsels students on financial aid eligibility, federal aid opportunities, money management, debt, and program procedures •Forecasts scholarship allocations •Maintain and strengthen relationships with the University’s Financial Aid Office as well as provide education and direction regarding NCAA guidelines and changes •Ensures that aid is disbursed on a permissible and timely basis •Counsels student-athletes and parents on all financial aid matters •Resolves escalated student/parent financial aid issues •Works with University staff, students, and parents on financial aid disbursement •Manages employment and financial aid related issues for Graduate Assistants •Responds to questions about aid compliance from coaches and staff •Keep current with changes to institutional and national rules •Additional duties as assigned
• Bachelor’s Degree • One year of experience with student financial aid • Critical thinking skills as related to understanding quantitative and qualitative data • Skill in developing and maintain good working relationships • Ability to problem solve and make decisions • Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions • Effective written and verbal communication skills • Meticulous attention to detail
About The University of Arizona
The University’s strength in undergraduate education and scientific research is paralleled by its excellence on the playing fields, courts and other venues of its 20-sport Intercollegiate Athletic Program. The Arizona Wildcats compete in the tradition-rich Pac-12 Conference, “The Conference of Champions.” For a more comprehensive view of what makes working in our department unique, please visit the website at: www.arizonawildcats.com. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; tuition reduction for employee and qualified family; excellent retirement plans; access to campus cultural and recreational activities.