Job Description

Grand Canyon University’s department of Academic Compliance is seeking a full time Academic Compliance Administrator - University Appeals.  


  • Communicates with Deans, Faculty, and Staff regarding University policies.
  • Ensures protection of student records in accordance with FERPA.
  • Compiles and analyzes metrics to improve University policies and processes.
  • Researches student appeals, and other issues, as related to University policies.
  • Mediates the Appeal Decision Board to ensure compliance with University policies and procedures.
  • Facilitates the decisions to ensure appeals are resolved within the 15-day guidelines.
  • Ensures all correspondence with accrediting bodies is documented and cataloged assuring that the University remains in compliance with these bodies.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Master’s degree required.
  • Possess an advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Be able to synthesize complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Consistently demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior congruent with Christian values in all transactions and relationships; Adheres to the regulatory and legal environment of higher education; Is openly accountable for actions, decisions and outcomes; Contributes to sustained profitability by establishing realistic goals and effectively managing resources; A commitment to Christian ideals, philosophy, and direction of the University as stated through its mission and vision, integrating faith into his or her discipline.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication; Communicates vertically and horizontally throughout the organization; Listens to others to ensure understanding; Contributes meaningful information during meetings.
  • Able to work under pressure and still be able to maintain composure.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Knowledge of business acumen and aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.


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