The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Michigan State University is looking for an eligibility coordinator to join the Office of Compliance Services to assist the Deputy Athletics Director with initial and continuing eligibility.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Serve as a liaison to the NCAA Eligibility Center and works closely with the coaching staff, Office of Admissions, and Registrar’s Office regarding NCAA and Big Ten Conference initial and continuing eligibility requirements.
Evaluate all incoming prospective student-athletes’ transcripts to determine eligibility.
Work closely and in consultation with MSU’s coaching staff, the NCAA Eligibility Center, high school guidance counselors, and prospective student-athletes to ensure that all incoming freshmen are on track to meet NCAA initial eligibility requirements.
Monitor pre-enrollment amateurism (incoming freshmen and transfers).
Coordinate and manage the NCAA Transfer Portal.
Coordinate and manage the collection of documentation required to certify the eligibility of students who transfer to MSU.
Ensure the accuracy of Big Ten Conference Certified Eligibility Lists.
Communicate eligibility status of student-athletes to coaches and staff.
Prepare and submit Hardship and Medical Disqualification Waivers to the Big Ten Conference.
Work closely and in consultation with the Office of Admissions regarding New Student Orientation.
Review travel itineraries to ensure compliance with Big Ten travel squad limits and Certified Eligibility Lists
Bachelor's Degree required, J.D. or Master's Degree preferred. Three to five years of experience at an institutional, conference, or national association level is required. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations of faculty, staff, and students and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Position requires knowledge of NCAA rules, excellent communication skills, and the ability and desire to perform accurate detail-oriented work. Some nights and weekends may be required.
To apply, please visit www.careers.msu.edu, search for posting 571085 and follow the application process.
Known internationally as a major U.S. public university with global reach, Michigan State University has been advancing knowledge and transforming lives through innovative teaching, research, and outreach for over 150 years. Founded in 1855, MSU is a member of the Association of American Universities, the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, and the Big Ten and Central Collegiate Hockey Association athletic conferences. MSU sponsors 25 intercollegiate varsity sports (12 for men and 13 for women). The 5,200 acre campus is located in East Lansing, three miles east of Michigan's Capitol in Lansing. MSU has approximately 45,000 students (undergraduate and graduate) and 400,000 living alumni throughout the world.