Job Details

University of California Riverside
  • Position Number: 1836860
  • Location: Riverside, CA
  • Position Type: vhe_category

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$50,000 - $86,450

Position Information
The Athletic Certification and Degree Audit Specialist is responsible for reviewing and conferral of student degrees in accordance with the Academic Senate regulations and College approvals. This position is also responsible for all NCAA student-athlete certification based out the Registrars Office. As part of the Degree Audit and Graduation team, this position will be updating and implementing new technologies to enforce graduation requirements for all students. Please note: A Cover Letter is required. The budgeted hiring range for this position is up to $50,000-$74,300.

Minimum Requirements
Strong problem identification, critical thinking, and problem solving skills; judgment and decision-making ability. Ability to assess processes and implement improvements.
Working knowledge and demonstrated ability to use complex databases.
Thorough knowledge of particular Registrar core functions (e.g., degree requirements, special enrollment, veterans' benefits, and residency).
Thorough knowledge of policies, regulations, and practices with student records services.
Ability to apply thorough knowledge of policies to a variety of individual situations. Recommends procedures to ensure compliance in a diverse learning community.
Ability to work with people from diverse cultures. Utilizes excellent constituent service skills with all interactions.
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Strong ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with campus departments, UC campuses, and external agencies.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Active listening skills. Customer service orientation. Interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications
Thorough knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs and productivity software.

Thorough knowledge of University policies, processes, and procedures and of Federal and California laws pertaining to the privacy rights of students and access to student information.

Knowledge of NCAA Division I athletic certification policies.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Ellucian© DegreeWorks, Scribe and Transit.

Basic understanding of the System development life-cycle.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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