UNIVERSITY OF FORT LAUDERDALE

CAREER CENTER

The mission of University of Fort Lauderdale is to be a premier Christian institution of higher learning empowering future leaders through higher educational degrees rooted in Biblical principles and academic excellence, to influence the world intellectually, technologically, and through research.  

Comptroller

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This Comptroller manages all financial accounting activities of University of Fort Lauderdale (UFTL) including but not limited to preparation of financial statements, preparation of and analyze operational budgets, reconciliation of bank statements, supervision of all receipts and payment activities, monthly closing of the financial records, department reports, forecast growth and development, management of the aged payables and receivables, prepare periodic management financial reports, etc.   This position is responsible for the development and application of financial procedures surrounding the receipt, payment, and recording of all financial activity.  This position requires the performance of advanced accounting and management skills and familiarity with QuickBooks, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software.  This position requires a motivated, self-starter candidate.  The candidate must be able to excel in both written and oral communication. This position will require the supervision of accounting staff.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Supervise staff responsible for the counting and posting of receipts.
  • Supervise staff responsible for managing and paying accounts payable and all other disbursements.
  • Oversee the purchasing process for goods and services.
  • Perform internal audits to test accounting policies procedures.
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements.
  • Communicate with CFO
  • Prepare monthly reports for senior management and department heads
  • Review weekly financial reports
  • Prepare annual budget for submission to CFO..
  • Manage the acquisition of assets and related depreciation
  • Oversee and review the annual physical inventory of all assets owned by TFC.
  • Review monthly cash flow reports for each department
  • Supervise the financial data entry process to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Assist with the annual financial audit
  • Manage all purchasing and accounting for all grants and restricted gifts
  • Conduct training sessions for staff as needed.
  • Prepare monthly general ledger entries as needed.
  • Review posting of payroll to the general ledger.
  • Responsible for weekly cash-flow management ( strategy and implementation)
  • Confers with CFO to coordinate and prioritize budget planning.
  • Formally close books monthly.
  • Oversee all bursar functions including collecting of fees and tuition, preparation of tuition contracts, communication with students concerning financial activity impacting students, etc.
  • All other duties as needed in support of the mission of the institution.

Qualification

  • Appropriate handling of confidential information at all times
  • High level of integrity
  • Detail-oriented with analytical comprehension
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Ability to work independently
  • Supervisory and management skills
  • Ability to design and implement financial and corporate policy.
  • Ability to design and implement strategic plan
  • Intimate knowledge of general accounting principles, practices, and procedures
  • Proficient computer skills including typing
  • Extensive knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally
  • Must pass a background screening.
  • Excellent analytical skill
  • Direct experience in database file maintenance and spreadsheet management (prefer experience with Windows and Microsoft Office).  
  • Must be able to effectively plan and implement projects, with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must possess the ability to self-manage, (i.e. schedule own time, be proactive, work under pressure, meet deadlines, and set priorities without direct supervision)

 Position Requirements

  • Must be detailed oriented and organized
  • A Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • 7-10 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Interested persons who meet these requirements must submit a cover letter, resume to humanresources@uftl.edu or contact the university at (954)486-7728.

University of Fort Lauderdale is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Financial Aid Director

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University of Fort Lauderdale is currently accepting applications for the following position:

NATURE AND SCOPE OF WORK

The Financial Aid Director is responsible for the functions of the financial aid department such as processing students’ financial aid, calculating refund and repayments for students, preparing financial aid budget reports, and more.  The Financial Aid Director is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining comprehensive financial aid services for students on the federal, state, institutional, and private levels.   The Financial Aid Director also provides guidance throughout the student’s enrollment in the university.  

Financial Aid Director Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining Title IV Participation Agreement with the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Supports and actively participates in the university’s major initiatives for process improvement in financial aid and student services.
  • Advises students, parents, staff, high school counselors, other college personnel, and off-campus agencies on all aspects of student financial aid.
  • Manages the annual budget process for the department.  Approves and monitors office expenditures. Monitors fund balances in institutional computer systems and external systems.  Take appropriate action to maximize usage of grant funds and to prevent over awards.
  • Ensure satisfactory academic appeal (SAP) evaluation are completed and oversee the appeal process for students seeking reinstatement of financial aid eligibility.
  • Monitors enrollment reports to identify students subject to Return of Title IV aid policy.  Calculates aid earned, makes necessary adjustments, and notifies students and accounts receivable of outcome.
  • Oversees and ensures that the University’s Veteran’s Benefits certification process is efficient, timely and accurate. Ensures compliance with VA regulations, monitors student progress and updates records for reporting.  Works with the Michigan State Approving Agency to obtain approval of new programs.  
  • Attends internal and external meetings and conferences, and reports changes to program requirements.
  • Establishes, modifies, and upgrades computer parameters in need analysis, fund management, document tracking, and reporting programs; updates department policies and procedures to ensure compliance with fund limitations and requirements.
  • Prepares, writes, and files required state and federal reports; answers questions and provides information during audits and official reviews to justify policies, procedures, and variances.
  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates department staff; works with staff to assign responsibilities, determines department priorities and procedures, and ensures cross-training occurs.
  • Manages and administers all aspects of student financial aid program.
  • Oversees the critical flow of all grants, loans, and scholarships dollars.
  • Checking the loan agreements for ensuring they are accurate and complete as per the policies.
  • Maintaining and reviewing the account record, updating and re-categorizing them as per the status changes.
  • Analyzing the credit, financial status and property evaluations for determining the feasibility for granting loans.
  • Helping in the selection of the financial award candidates by using electronic databases for certifying the loan eligibility.
  • Approving loans within the specified limits.
  • Submitting loan applications before credit analysts for due verification and recommendation.
  • Supervising financial aid personnel.
  • Maintaining the current knowledge of all credit regulations.
  • Establishing goals and work standards and evaluating the program results.
  • Developing effective and creative techniques for informing the prospective students regarding availability of financial aid.
  • Planning, assigning and supervising the work of the assigned staff.
  • Preparing comprehensive, clear and accurate presentations and reports.
  • Developing and maintaining the budget for the assigned office.
  • Communicating effectively with individuals from a cross-section of backgrounds.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationship with staff, students and faculty, administrators and representatives from other jurisdictions.
  • Work with discretion and confidentially.
  • Providing training in various financial aid procedures.
  • Performs other related tasks as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or experience performing the duties of this job may substitute for the degree requirement.
  • Five or more years of financial aid experience, or combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of this position
  • Demonstrated experience in student financial aid directly related to financial aid counseling, eligibility determination, need analysis, verification, and packaging required.
  • Leadership, problem-solving, organizational, management, and public speaking skills required.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills to solve problems, analyze trends and provide recommendations. 
  • Experience with computers and on-line data systems required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of federal financial aid programs and supporting regulations.
  • Considerable knowledge of Title IV program fund regulations.
  • Knowledge of U.S. Department of Education rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of current tax regulations and the implications of such regulations on financial aid.
  • Knowledge of effective supervisory methods and techniques.
  • Skill in researching regulatory information and resolving complex financial questions.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a significant case load.
  • Ability to interpret and explain complex regulations and policies to a diverse audience, both in one-on-one sessions and in group presentations.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form.

PAY AND BENEFITS

The salary range for the job is $50,000 – $55,000

Benefit Conditions: Only full-time employees eligible.

Benefits: Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, Long-term Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Life insurance, Paid time off, Tuition reimbursement, 401(k).

WORK SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Interested candidates may apply by sending a cover letter and resume to HumanResources@uftl.edu  or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.  

 

Adjunct Faculty

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The University of Fort Lauderdale is seeking adjunct, part-time faculty in several disciplines.  Candidates must have a master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) and 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time of application. 

DISCIPLINES AND TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS

English:  English Grammar and Composition.

History:  U.S. History, World History, History of Israel, and African History

Leadership: Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Principles and Practices of Leadership, Applied Strategic Planning, and Empowering Strategies.

Business Administration:  Finance, Business Statistics, Accounting, and Economics.

Mathematics:  General Math, Pre-Algebra, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, College Math, College Algebra, Statistics, and Calculus.

Theology:  Hermeneutics, Pneumatology, Dispensationalism, Eschatology, Pauline Theology, Systematic Theology, and Integrative Theology.

Ministry:  Church Administration, Foundation of Ministry, Life of Christ, Old and New Testament Survey, and Homiletics.

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Individuals who meet these requirements must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, original transcripts for all academic degrees, and three professional references to humanresources@uftl.edu.

Director of Athletics

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Reports To: Vice President of Athletics and Student Success
Classification: Non-Exempt

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required, with an emphasis in Business Administration, Sports Administration, Recreation, Higher Education Administration, or a related field preferred. Master’s degree preferred.

Experience: At least five years of administrative experience in intercollegiate athletics is required, preferably at the NAIA or NCAA level.

A demonstrated knowledge to oversees the external and internal functions of the department including but not limited to: Management and oversight of the athletics budget (operating, scholarships, and personnel), development and fundraising, game day management of all sports, facilities management and operations with all parties involved, and supervision of student-athlete conduct.

A demonstrated knowledge of NAIA and NCCAA rules within intercollegiate athletics.

Skills: Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are required. The ability to work with people in a multi-ethnic environment is required. Management and organizational skills are required. The ability to compile data and prepare, write, and review reports is required; must have excellent computer skills with a working knowledge of MS Office and the ability to learn compliance assistance software. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Other: The scope of the position requires weekend and evening work. Usually 40-50 hours a week position

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Read, understand, and comply with the University’s mission, the catalog, the University’s policies and procedures, the Staff Handbook, and Institutional Effectiveness process.
  2. Respond to communications (e-mail, voice mail) daily.
  3. Ensures that the University’s intercollegiate athletics program achieves the parallel goals of development of quality, competitive athletics teams and support of the individual educational goals of student-athletes through management of the personnel, budgetary, facility, and equipment resources available to the athletics program, development of policies and procedures designed to assure achievement of internally and externally established goals and objectives, and continuous evaluation of individual and unit performances toward achievement of those goals and objectives.
  4. Ensures compliance with National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA), applicable athletic conferences and University rules and regulations, particularly those regarding financial aid and student eligibility to participate in intercollegiate athletics, by delegating compliance responsibilities to the Associate Director of Athletics and the Assistant Director of Athletics.
  5. Provides leadership in the recruitment effort for the University’s intercollegiate athletics program and ensures compliance with NCCAA rules and regulations governing the recruitment of student-athletes by providing guidance and/or policies to team coaching staffs that engenders compliance with recruiting rules.
  6. Facilitates the attainment of personal development and academic goals by student-athletes through engendering a philosophy which promotes those goals and establishes an environment conducive to both, maintaining an accessibility for student-athletes whether for athletic or academic matters, providing opportunities for academic assistance to student-athletes if required, and monitoring the academic progress of participating student-athletes.
  7. Develops a schedule of intercollegiate athletics contests which supports the established goals for the athletics program and assures that the program operates with the lowest possible subsidy from the University by developing strategies for marketing the athletics program that generate significant revenues, coordinating specific game dates among the various athletics teams and with other universities and colleges, ensuring that the schedule includes an appropriate balance of home and away games and that required facilities (i.e., fields, courts, arenas) are available to support the schedule.
  8. Advises the VP of Athletics and Student Success and senior administrative officers on issues relating to intercollegiate athletics, its trends, problems and other pertinent matters by making reports, recommendations, presentations, findings and preparing other correspondence as required or directed.
  9. Develops a competent and effective coaching staff by recruiting and hiring qualified head coaches, providing guidance on departmental or University policies and coaching philosophy, encouraging professional development through participation in coaching decisions and recruiting activities, being accessible to coaches as needed, evaluating and providing assessments of their performance.
  10. Manages funds by supervising the business operation of the athletics program, planning and developing an annual budget for the intercollegiate athletics program which includes equipment, facility, training or related resource needs, performing budget reconciliations, and exercising final authority over departmental expenditures.
  11. Ensures that the quality and quantity of medical care available to student-athletes is appropriate for the particular activity being conducted by providing the Director of Athletic Training Services with guidance and direction regarding such matters as athletic insurance coverage, coordination with physicians to ensure proper care and supervision during athletic events and/or training sessions, maintenance of medical rehabilitation equipment, and the student athletic trainer program.
  12. Facilitates charitable giving by donors thus enhancing the University’s ability to meet established athletic fund-raising goals by assisting with the planning, coordination and supervision of fund-raising events and promotional activities for intercollegiate athletics.
  13. Promotes a positive image of the University and its intercollegiate athletics program by working cooperatively with the commissioners of the various athletic conferences, leagues and the NCCAA, participating in community and professional organizations, assisting with alumni functions throughout various cities and states, and representing the University, as a spokesperson for intercollegiate athletics, at professional meetings and on professional and community committees.
  14. Manage all COVID-19 gameday preparation and protocol for all sports, for home and away games.
  15. Establishes and maintains positive working relationship with the cities constituents directly involved with the operation of the city’s athletics facilities.
  16. Supervise all student-athlete conduct
  17. Ensure that UFTL Athletic department follows all Title IX requirements.
  18. Performs essential duties during any emergencies, such as hurricanes, storms and/or any other University emergency closing. Is expected to be available to report to work as needed during University emergency closings with appropriate notification by department administrator.
  19. Maintains the game management policy and procedures manual, the facilities usage manual and COVID protocol.
  20. Participates in various community service projects and committees representing the University and the Athletic Department.
  21. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development seminars, and attending training and/or courses as directed by the VP of Athletics and Student Success
  22. Contributes to the overall success of the intercollegiate athletics program by performing all other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned by the VP of Athletics and Student Success.
  23. Performs any special project assigned by the VP of Athletics and Student Success.
  24. Perform any other duties as assigned by the VP of Athletics and Student Success.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all tasks, duties, skills and/or responsibilities required for this position in each Campus at all times. Tasks, duties, skills and/or responsibilities may vary from individual to individual, campus to campus and over time, depending upon various factors. These are general guidelines for this job position.

Individuals who meet these requirements must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, original transcripts for all academic degrees, and three professional references to humanresources@uftl.edu.

Receptionist/Office Assistant

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University of Fort Lauderdale is currently accepting applications for the following temporary positions:

The Receptionist/Office Assistant is responsible for providing administrative, secretarial, and clerical support to others in the office to maintain an efficient office environment and to ensure consistent excellence in facilities care. The Receptionist/Office Assistant will organize office communication and activities on a day-to-day basis. This individual’s primary responsibilities include handling incoming calls and visitors while maintaining office common areas and providing administrative support for all departments as needed.

The Receptionist/Office Assistant must be reliable, punctual, organized, and have demonstrated the ability to juggle multiple priorities in a very busy office. Excellent interpersonal skills, pleasant phone manner, typing ability (data entry), and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite are required.

 Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manages the reception area to ensure effective telephone and mail communications both internally and externally to maintain a professional image.
  • Answer phones and disseminate/transfer to the appropriate staff member
  • Take and distribute accurate messages
  • Greet public and clients and direct them to the correct staff member
  • Distribute mail
  • Coordinate messenger and courier service
  • Fax, scan, and copy documents
  • Maintain office filing and storage systems (when necessary)
  • Retrieve information when requested
  • Type documents, reports, and correspondence
  • Assist with event planning and implementation
  • Monitor office supplies
  • Perform work-related errands as requested
  • Keep office area clean and tidy
  • Provide seamless handoff to the other facilities team members
  • Set-ups / break-down for job-related events
  • Processes check requests for office supplies and furniture, office equipment, etc.
  • Serve as the point person for organizing all large mailings
  • Update various spreadsheet sheets and other general administrative duties as needed
  • Assist Admissions Department as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Business college training an advantage
  • Competent computer skills including MS Office or equivalent
  • Internet skills including use of e-mails, group messaging, and data collection
  • Numeracy and literacy skills

Key Competencies

  • Organization and planning skills
  • Work management and prioritizing skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional appearance and manner
  • Computer literacy, specifically MS word for windows
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Accuracy
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Teamwork

Work Schedule

  • Monday thru Wednesday and Friday, from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Interested persons who meet these requirements must submit a cover letter, resume to humanresources@uftl.edu or contact the university at (954)486-7728.

University of Fort Lauderdale is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

SALARY: $15,000

 

Director Of Admissions And Student Services

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University of Fort Lauderdale is currently accepting applications for the following position:

The Director of Admissions and Student Services is responsible for the supervision and direction of all activities related to the students from entry and matriculation of a student in the undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Fort Lauderdale (UFTL).  The Director of Admissions and Student Services reports to the Vice President of Academic.  The Director of Admissions and Student Services works with student services personnel and ensures the success of the student academically, financially, mentally, and spiritually. 

The Director of Admissions and Student Services is responsible for the successful enrollment of the student to include the performance of the following duties:

OPERATIONS

  • Coordinate the admissions process and implementation of procedures on a day-to-day basis in accordance with accreditation/licensure standards.
  • Establish policies and procedures for daily operations of the Office of  Admissions.
  • Monitor and evaluate admission requirements and the process.
  • Assist in planning graduation services.

ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT

  • Develop and implement enrollment strategies/procedures for UFTL. 
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive student files (data/paper) in accordance with accreditation/licensure standards.
  • Assist Deans and Department Chairs in conducting graduation evaluations.
  • Collect and maintain statistical data to evaluate the overall effectiveness of the enrollment process and recruitment efforts.
  • Prepare weekly enrollment reports.
  • Prepare comprehensive end-of-semester and end-of-year enrollment reports.

REGISTRATION

  • Establish registration procedures, guidelines, and timelines.
  • Assist with registration by advising students of admissions procedures and program requirements.
  • Meet weekly with the Registrar and Bursar to solidify the registration process and discuss any recommendations.
  • Organize and coordinate off-site registration fairs
  • Attend College Fairs and School Trade Shows

RECRUITMENT

  • Conduct ongoing recruitment activities and maintain related information, mailing, communication, etc.         

BUDGET

  • Prepare budget for the Office of Admissions for projects as needed.
  • Implement activities to assure the Office of Admissions is able to meet the budget requirement.  Be responsive to budgetary matters and projects.

COLLABORATION

  • Work closely with key administrators and faculty to keep abreast of programs, changes, academic issues, and institutional policies and procedures.

ADVANCEMENT

  • Engage activities and strategic planning that will attract students as well as advance the University of Fort Lauderdale in areas of student recruitment.

REPORTS

  • Submit statistical reports on admissions information and make recommendations.
  • Prepare end–of–semester audit report of student files.

RESOURCES

  • Maintain recruitment and admissions resources according to accreditation/licensure standards as well as grant writing to acquire resources and improve student services.

ALUMNI

  • Organize and coordinate Alumni activities, special events, and projects, and assist in increasing alumni relations.
  • Serve as a liaison for the sharing of information between alumni and the university.
  • Evaluation services and activities for the Alumni.

Perform other duties as assigned by the President or Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.

Maintain a work area that is conducive to an aesthetically pleasing office environment

Present a professional image and serve the needs of the students.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
The candidate must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably a master’s degree and demonstrate proficiency skills in marketing, coordination/organization, events planning, computer knowledge, communication, reports, presentations and public relations.

PAY AND BENEFITS
The salary range for the job is $50,000 – $55,000

Benefit Conditions: Only full-time employees eligible.

Benefits: Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, Long-term Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Life insurance, Paid time off, Tuition reimbursement, 401(k)

WORK SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Interested candidates may apply by sending a cover letter and resume to HumanResources@uftl.edu  or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.  

Athletic Trainer

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Reports To: Athletic Director
Classification: Exempt

Major Responsibilities:
Develop, coordinate, and administer a comprehensive sports medical program for University of Fort Lauderdale intercollegiate sports. The athletic trainer will also perform professional and administrative services essential for the successful implementation and development of the program. He / She will also perform sports specific trainings. The Athletic Trainer is responsible for all aspects of health care in the athletic environment. This includes prevention of athletic injuries; recognition and evaluation of injuries; management, treatment, and disposition of athletic injuries; rehabilitation of athletic injuries; organization and administration; and education and counseling of athletes, as outlined by the National Trainers Association (NATA). This Position must maintain appropriate certifications and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) as required in the field.

Other: The scope of the position requires weekend and evening work. Usually, 45-55 hours a week position

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Read, understand, and comply with the University’s mission, the catalog, the University’s policies and procedures, the Staff Handbook, and Institutional Effectiveness process.
  2. Respond to communications (e-mail, voice mail) daily.
  3. Ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition and conditioning programs customized to meet individual student-athlete needs.
  4. Record keeping and documentation daily of any treated athlete.
  5. Responsible for the taping, bracing, and padding of athletic-related injuries.
  6. Responsible for delivering therapeutic modalities to athletic-related injuries.
  7. Responsible for completing the necessary annual requirements of CPR, AED, and First Aid Certifications and making sure all coaching staff is up to date in their certifications.
  8. The position requires someone with initiative and an energy level that will enable the individual to work long hours. The position does include evening and weekend assignments.
  9. Ability to travel long distances when necessary for certain games.
  10. Work compatibly and cooperatively with all the coaching staff and all personnel within the University.
  11. Assist with scheduling and organizing team pre-participation physicals and review of athlete’s health history. Assist team physicians.
  12. Ensure that all athletes have primary insurance before participating in any activity.
  13. Responsible that all athlete completes a physical exam before participating.
  14. Reduce and control environmental hazards, hereby creating a safe environment.
  15. Advise the coaching staff of general and specific health practice, training activities and programs.
  16. In cooperation with the strength and Conditioning Coach, advise the coaching staff of appropriate weight training programs. Set restriction for Athletes at Risk.
  17. Practice Universal Precautions (OSHA) when exposed to bodily fluids.

Recognition and Evaluation

  1. Through observation of daily practices and contest, and working in the athletic training room, identify and evaluate the severity of athletic injuries.
  2. Evaluate acute injuries with referrals to team physicians or other health care professionals as needed.
  3. Evaluate chronic injuries with referrals to team physicians or other health care professional as needed.
  4. Assess patient progress.
  5. Assess illnesses with referrals to team physician with referrals to team physicians or other health care professionals as needed.
  6. Coordinate all team physician appointments.

Management and Treatment

  1. Provide emergency and first aid care and treatment of acute injuries.
  2. Implement athletic training staff emergency care procedures.
  3. Facilitate transportation logistics to expedite emergency care.
  4. Maintain cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and AED certification.
  5. Time permitting, provide first aid and injury referral of non-intercollegiate and club sports participants.

Rehabilitation

  1. Under the supervision of the team physician, administer therapeutic modalities. Design and implement injury rehabilitation programs.
  2. Implement a sports-specific and injury-specific “return to play” plan
  3. Apply therapeutic and protective bandaging and wrapping for practices and contests.

Organization and Administration

  1. Assist in administering the University Athletic Injury insurance policy and claims processing. Coordinate primary and University insurance information for medical providers.
  2. Assist in annually providing students and parents/guardians with written information regarding the University Athletics Injury policy.
  3. Assist in annually acquiring and maintain primary insurance information for individual athletes.
  4. Maintain accurate health, injury, treatment, rehabilitation, and physician referrals for individual athletes. Maintain daily treatment records and rehabilitation progress notes. Protect the athlete’s privacy.
  5. Organization and administration, including scheduling, of athletic department sponsored sports camps.
  6. Supervise and teach athletic training students.
  7. Assist in assigning athletic training students to practice, events and training room coverage.
  8. Participate in the recruitment of student athletic trainers.
  9. Maintain athletic training room facilities in a safe and sanitary condition. Apply University and Athletic Department policies and regulations in regard to the use/abuse of alcohol and drugs.
  10. Assist with USCAA and NCCAA institutional drug testing.
  11. Coordinate equipment repair and training room maintenance.
  12. Maintain or assist with maintaining inventory reports of athletic training supplies, equipment, and maintenance. Order necessary supplies.

Education and Counseling

  1. Counsel and advise student-athletes and coaches in rehabilitation, conditioning, diet, nutrition, use of ergogenic aids, and the psychology of athletes.
  2. Provide CPR training for coaches and other USD campus community members as needed.

Additional Responsibilities

  1. Maintain all personal certification requirements, including CEUs for NATA certification.
  2. Participate in Athletic Department meeting.
  3. Be aware of and practice the NATA Code of Ethics.
  4. Foster and maintain positive student body and faculty relations.
  5. Report any potential NAIA/NCAA/USCAA Violations.

Job Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  2. 2-4 years of progressively responsible experience after NATA certification for Assistant Position.
  3. Certificates, Licenses, and registrations listed below.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  1. NATA Certification (ATC)
  2. American Heart Association’s Healthcare Provider CPR certification
  3. AED certification

Role Model:

  1. Project a positive image of the University of Fort Lauderdale within the extended community of all South Florida.
  2. Participate in the self-studies and committees conducted by the University.
  3. Support and participate in University Commencement Ceremonies.
  4. Speak positively of the University, never speak in a derogatory way about your employer or the University.
  5. Performs any special project assigned by the President.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all tasks, duties, skills and/or responsibilities required for this position in each Campus at all times. Tasks, duties, skills and/or responsibilities may vary from individual to individual, campus to campus and over time, depending upon various factors. These are general guidelines for this job position.

SALARY RANGE: $40,000 – $45,000 a year

Women’s Soccer Head Coach

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Reports To: Athletic Director
Classification: Non-Exempt

Major Responsibilities:  The primary duty of the Women’s Soccer Coach is to enhance the quality of Women’s Soccer Program and life skills with the student athletes and to assist in all coaching activities within the structure of recruiting, practices, games, budget, and away trips.  Under general direction of the Athletics Director, provide assistance and structure to plans, implementation and directing the athletic program in compliance with the rules and regulations of the NCCAA.

 

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Reads, understands and complies with the University’s mission, the Faculty Handbook, the student-athlete handbook, all athletic protocols, procedures and the institutional effectiveness process.
  2. Responds to communications (e-mail/voice-mail) on a daily basis.
  1. Ability to communicate and work with a diverse population.
  2. Promote, support and actively participate in the practice regime.
  3. Serve as a role model of healthy engagement in the greater campus community
  4. Develop a professional relationship with each collegiate on the team.
  5. Facilitate one-on-ones, event planning and community meetings/events.
  6. Be available to discuss concerns, interests, and needs with the student-athletes.
  7. Assist in upholding community standards by providing neutral observation and objective reporting of incident, crisis and other situations that may arise.
  8. Participate in departmental committees.
  9. Help create a safe, welcoming, accessible and fair environment that actively includes and engages everyone.
  10. Report all damages or problems with facilities within.
  11. The Head Coach is responsible for administering all facets of the Women’s Soccer program relating to practice organization, game day management and preparation, player evaluation and recruiting of prospective student-athletes. This individual supervises student-athletes in academic, as well as athletic endeavors throughout the year.
  12. The Head Coach is responsible for evaluating and determining priorities for the sport about budget preparation, equipment purchases and scheduling. The Head Coach must demonstrate the ability to manage a designated budget through qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  13. The Head Coach will select, train, evaluate, supervise and mentor assistant coaches and all graduate assistants. This requires the ability to delegate responsibility and manage those people in completing assigned tasks.
  14. The Head Coach must adhere to all policies and procedures of the University, NCCAA Conference. This position requires the performance of any additional duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.
  15. The position requires someone with initiative and an energy level that will enable the individual to work long hours. The position does include evening and weekend assignments.
  16. Usually 40-50 hours a week position.
  17. Ability to travel long distances via a variety of modes of transportation for several days.
  18. Maintains current knowledge of policies, procedures, and athletic rules.
  19. Participate in the self-studies and committees conducted by the University.
  20. Support and participate in University Commencement Ceremonies.
  21. Performs any special project assigned by the Vice President or supervisor.
  22. Perform other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all tasks, duties, skills and/or responsibilities required for this position in each Campus at all times. Tasks, duties, skills and/or responsibilities may vary from individual to individual, campus to campus and over time, depending upon various factors. These are general guidelines for this job position.

PAY AND BENEFITS
Benefit Conditions: Only full-time employees eligible.

Benefits: Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, Long-term Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Life insurance, Paid time off, Tuition reimbursement, 401(k)

WORK SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Interested candidates may apply by sending a cover letter and resume to HumanResources@uftl.edu  or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.  

Women’s Volleyball Head Coach

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Reports To: Athletic Director
Classification: Non-Exempt

Major Responsibilities:  The primary duty of the Volleyball Coach is to enhance the quality of Volleyball and life skills with the student athletes and to assist in all coaching activities within the structure of recruiting, practices, games, budget, and away trips.  Under general direction of the Athletics Director, provide assistance and structure to plans, implementation and directing the athletic program in compliance with the rules and regulations of the NCCAA.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Reads, understands and complies with the University’s mission, the Faculty Handbook, the student-athlete handbook, all athletic protocols, procedures and the institutional effectiveness process.
  2. Responds to communications (e-mail/voice-mail) on a daily basis.
  1. Ability to communicate and work with a diverse population.
  2. Promote, support and actively participate in the practice regime.
  3. Serve as a role model of healthy engagement in the greater campus community
  4. Develop a professional relationship with each collegiate on the team.
  5. Facilitate one-on-ones, event planning and community meetings/events.
  6. Be available to discuss concerns, interests, and needs with the student-athletes.
  7. Assist in upholding community standards by providing neutral observation and objective reporting of incident, crisis and other situations that may arise.
  8. Participate in departmental committees.
  9. Help create a safe, welcoming, accessible and fair environment that actively includes and engages everyone.
  10. Report all damages or problems with facilities within.
  11. The Head Coach is responsible for administering all facets of the Women’s Volleyball program relating to practice organization, game day management and preparation, player evaluation and recruiting of prospective student-athletes. This individual supervises student-athletes in academic, as well as athletic endeavors throughout the year.
  12. The Head Coach is responsible for evaluating and determining priorities for the sport about budget preparation, equipment purchases and scheduling. The Head Coach must demonstrate the ability to manage a designated budget through qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  13. The Head Coach will select, train, evaluate, supervise and mentor assistant coaches and all graduate assistants. This requires the ability to delegate responsibility and manage those people in completing assigned tasks.
  14. The Head Coach must adhere to all policies and procedures of the University, NCCAA Conference. This position requires the performance of any additional duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.
  15. The position requires someone with initiative and an energy level that will enable the individual to work long hours. The position does include evening and weekend assignments.
  16. Usually 40-50 hours a week position.
  17. Ability to travel long distances via a variety of modes of transportation for several days.
  18. Maintains current knowledge of policies, procedures, and athletic rules.
  19. Participate in the self-studies and committees conducted by the University.
  20. Support and participate in University Commencement Ceremonies.
  21. Performs any special project assigned by the President or supervisor.
  22. Perform other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all tasks, duties, skills and/or responsibilities required for this position in each Campus at all times. Tasks, duties, skills and/or responsibilities may vary from individual to individual, campus to campus and over time, depending upon various factors. These are general guidelines for this job position.

PAY AND BENEFITS
Benefit Conditions: Only full-time employees eligible.

Benefits: Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, Long-term Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Life insurance, Paid time off, Tuition reimbursement, 401(k)

WORK SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Interested candidates may apply by sending a cover letter and resume to HumanResources@uftl.edu  or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.  

Softball Head Coach

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Reports To: Athletic Director
Classification: Non-Exempt

Major Responsibilities:  The primary duty of the Softball Coach is to enhance the quality of Softball Program and life skills with the student athletes and to assist in all coaching activities within the structure of recruiting, practices, games, budget, and away trips.  Under general direction of the Athletics Director, provide assistance and structure to plans, implementation and directing the athletic program in compliance with the rules and regulations of the NCCAA.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Reads, understands and complies with the University’s mission, the Faculty Handbook, the student-athlete handbook, all athletic protocols, procedures and the institutional effectiveness process.
  2. Responds to communications (e-mail/voice-mail) on a daily basis.
  1. Ability to communicate and work with a diverse population.
  2. Promote, support and actively participate in the practice regime.
  3. Serve as a role model of healthy engagement in the greater campus community
  4. Develop a professional relationship with each collegiate on the team.
  5. Facilitate one-on-ones, event planning and community meetings/events.
  6. Be available to discuss concerns, interests, and needs with the student-athletes.
  7. Assist in upholding community standards by providing neutral observation and objective reporting of incident, crisis and other situations that may arise.
  8. Participate in departmental committees.
  9. Help create a safe, welcoming, accessible and fair environment that actively includes and engages everyone.
  10. Report all damages or problems with facilities within.
  11. The Head Coach is responsible for administering all facets of the Softball program relating to practice organization, game day management and preparation, player evaluation and recruiting of prospective student-athletes. This individual supervises student-athletes in academic, as well as athletic endeavors throughout the year.
  12. The Head Coach is responsible for evaluating and determining priorities for the sport about budget preparation, equipment purchases and scheduling. The Head Coach must demonstrate the ability to manage a designated budget through qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  13. The Head Coach will select, train, evaluate, supervise and mentor assistant coaches and all graduate assistants. This requires the ability to delegate responsibility and manage those people in completing assigned tasks.
  14. The Head Coach must adhere to all policies and procedures of the University, NCCAA Conference. This position requires the performance of any additional duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.
  15. The position requires someone with initiative and an energy level that will enable the individual to work long hours. The position does include evening and weekend assignments.
  16. Usually 40-50 hours a week position.
  17. Ability to travel long distances via a variety of modes of transportation for several days.
  18. Maintains current knowledge of policies, procedures, and athletic rules.
  19. Participate in the self-studies and committees conducted by the University.
  20. Support and participate in University Commencement Ceremonies.
  21. Performs any special project assigned by the Vice President or supervisor.
  22. Perform other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all tasks, duties, skills and/or responsibilities required for this position in each Campus at all times. Tasks, duties, skills and/or responsibilities may vary from individual to individual, campus to campus and over time, depending upon various factors. These are general guidelines for this job position.

PAY AND BENEFITS
Benefit Conditions: Only full-time employees eligible.

Benefits: Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, Long-term Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Life insurance, Paid time off, Tuition reimbursement, 401(k)

WORK SCHEDULE
Monday to Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Interested candidates may apply by sending a cover letter and resume to HumanResources@uftl.edu  or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.  

About Us

Founders Drs. Henry and Carol Fernandez, senior pastors of The Faith Center, an internationally renowned ministry, founded The University of Ft. Lauderdale in 1995 as a non-denominational Christian institution.

The commitment was to establish an institution of higher education in South Florida to access the world, advance Christian education, and promote leadership in both secular and non-secular areas. Academia was identified as the catalyst to prepare individuals to be responsive and adequate to the call of God. Dr. Fernandez has an Honorary Doctor of Divinity from St. Thomas College.

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