Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 24 national championships (and counting!)
The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently recognizes us as a "Great College to Work For" with high scores in compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; respect and appreciation, and more.
As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students.
Reporting to the Assistant Registrar, the Athletic Certification Coordinator is responsible for applying, interpreting, and maintaining university policy and ensure the accuracy and confidentiality of student records. The individual must also have knowledge of and experience with the interpretation and application of institutional, NCAA and SSC rules, regulations and processes regarding initial and continuing athletic eligibility.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinate and administer the evaluation and determination of the initial eligibility of all student-athletes and ensuring their continued academic eligibility
Monitor, interpret, apply and certify eligibility within University policies and regulations, the Sunshine State Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations for assigned sports under limited supervision
Process transfer evaluations and eligibility determination of incoming and current student athletes
Complete student athlete certifications, for fall and spring semesters. This includes a review of academic and amateurisms certifications via the NCAA eligibility Center. Update relevant software and associated organizations and individuals
Provide academic data for NCAA and Sunshine State Conference reporting requirements. Provide student information to various constituents upon request
Collaborate with representatives from the compliance office in the athletic department, college advisors and deans, admissions, institutional research, international student services, financial aid and any other relevant department within the University
Monitor, interpret, and apply University and NCAA rules, regulations and policies, in certifying academic progress toward degree requirements for all continuing and incoming transfer student-athletes
Support the education of and provide assistance to compliance personnel, the athletic department and other campus departments while serving as a resource regarding University academic policies and procedures
Review summer school scholarship applications for student athletes
Administer exit interviews for student athletes
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
Minimum of 1-2 years of experience
Working knowledge of MS Office
Jenzabar experience a plus
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds up to 1/3 of the time.
The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
Accreditation and equal opportunity
Lynn University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, veteran status, retirement status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431; via email at firstname.lastname@example.org; by phone at +1 561-237-7727 or to the U.S. Dept. of Education OCR.
Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2016 Lynn University 08/16.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at lynn.edu/securityreport
For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.
About Lynn University
Lynn University is an independent, innovative college based in warm, sunny Boca Raton, Florida. We're consistently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a "Great College to Work For" in such areas as compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; and respect and appreciation.
Our nearly 3,000 students hail from approximately 100 countries and nearly all 50 states, making Lynn one of the top five most international schools for our size. Our campus is a melting pot of cultures and beliefs, and we pride ourselves on our ability to embrace new ideas.
As a Lynn employee, you'll be free to think differently. You'll enjoy on-campus events and workshops that aim to reduce stress and celebrate community. And most importantly, you'll be doing your part to build a better future.