This is a professional position responsible for serving as lead National College Athletics Association (NCAA) athletic academic certification officer for the Office of the Registrar. Responsible for obtaining, evaluating, and documenting student athlete academic credentials in accordance with NCAA and Southland Conference eligibility requirements. Ensures compliance with federal financial aid enrollment requirements while ensuring that university policies and federal regulations are followed. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the associate registrar.
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
1. Knowledge of, or ability to learn, university policies and procedures. 2. Knowledge of, or ability to learn, federal, state, and local laws related to the area of responsibility. 3. Knowledge of, or ability to learn university degree requirements. 4. Knowledge of records administration and maintenance techniques and procedures. 5. Skill in using computer applications such as spreadsheet, database, and word processing software. 6. Ability to understand and explain NCAA and Southland Conference rules and regulations relative to continuing eligibility. 7. Ability to assess individual student athletes’ academic needs relative to NCAA progress towards degree requirements. 8. Ability to interpret complex documents and perform statistical analysis. 9. Ability to accurately prepare and maintain records, files, and reports. 10. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. 11. Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. 12. Ability to work successfully as a member of a team and independently with moderate supervision. 13. Ability to set priorities and complete assignments on time. 14. Ability to operate office equipment and learn office and university-specific software. 15. Ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: S2020-609
About Stephen F Austin State University
The Stephen F. Austin State University athletics department seeks to enhance the personal development of student-athletes by permitting them to participate in a high level of competition, while at the same time monitoring the educational commitment of the University to these students. The program instills in its student-athletes the values of good sportsmanship,
affords the otherwise unattainable opportunities to develop leadership skills, and serves as a
laboratory for students to learn, grow and connect.