The Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance is responsible for organization and administration of the Athletics Department's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) compliance program. The Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance certifies eligibility and processes financial aid for student-athletes, monitors coaches' activities relative to rules compliance, and interacts with departmental staff members and coaches to ensure compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.
Description of Primary Duties:
To administer and oversee the compliance department as it relates to rules education, rules interpretation, financial aid for student athletes, eligibility certification and overseeing all aspects of recruiting, playing and practice seasons, etc.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education: A Bachelor's degree is required, with an emphasis in Sports Administration, Student Services, Recreation, Higher Education Administration, or a related field preferred.
Experience: At least one year of administrative experience in intercollegiate athletics is required, preferably at a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level. A demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and compliance issues concerning the administration of intercollegiate athletics is required.
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.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. The first date of consideration is February 1, 2019, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
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