Assistant Registrar for NCAA Certification and Eligibility
East Tennessee State University
Location: Johnson City, Tennessee
The Office of the Register is seeking applications for the Assistant Registrar for NCAA Certification and Eligibility. This position is responsible to the Associate Registrar for Records and is responsible for managing the NCAA student-athlete certification process for East Tennessee State University. This requires the successful completion of a variety of duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to:
Continuing eligibility and transfer certification. Advising the Athletics Department if a student-athlete is academically eligible or ineligible. If a student-athlete is ineligible, help advise on a path forward to eligibility regarding courses needed to become eligible on a semester-by-semester plan. Collaborating with the Admissions Department, the Athletics Academics and Compliance Department, and other colleges related to catalog requirements for progress toward graduation. Monitoring enrollment status changes throughout the semester (drop/add) and keeping the Athletics Academics department updated, accordingly. Maintaining compliance with NCAA and conference certification rules by processing waivers.
The ETSU is located in Johnson City, Tennessee, in the beautiful Appalachian Highlands region. The area is characterized by small towns, rich artistic traditions, and lots of outdoor experiences. Asheville is less than an hour’s drive; Knoxville, just 90 minutes.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including paid time off & leave, paid holidays, health and life insurance, retirement, access to University facilities and services, and much more! Check out the ETSU Human Resources Benefits page for additional information. https://www.etsu.edu/human-resources/benefits/.
Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of Chapter 14 in the NCAA manual.
Knowledge of NCAA computer programs such as ARMS.
Knowledge of NCAA Progress Towards Degree bylaws and academic eligibility bylaws.
Ability to properly calculate, by hand, students’ GPAs.
Ability to use Banner, Degree Works, and athletics compliance software systems (NCAA CAi, ARMS).
Ability to learn institutional processes regarding degree progress, calculation of GPA, and transfer of credits.
Ability to work collaboratively with campus constituents.
Ability to learn and research changes to both NCAA legislation and degree requirements for various majors.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision.
Ability to pay close attention to detail.
Familiarity with NCAA rules and regulations
2-3 years experience in either higher education or athletic compliance
One year of experience conducting athletic certification at a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level.
Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and compliance issues concerning the administration of intercollegiate athletics
Institution’s academic policies and procedures and curriculum