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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: August 3, 2021
The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking to fill a Compliance Coordinator positions.
The Compliance Coordinator will assist with developing and implementing the rules education program, provide rules interpretations to coaches and staff, assist with the department's monitoring efforts, assist with initial eligibility evaluations, and assist with processing athletics financial aid and the National Letter of Intent program.
Maintain official team rosters and assist with clearing student-athletes for practice and competition.
Assist with initial eligibility/admissions evaluations.
Assist with prepartion of eligibility waivers (e.g., medical hardships).
Approve student-athlete promotional activities.
B. Financial Aid, Awards and Benefits
Assist with processing of athletics financial aid and NLIs.
Approve awards and team entertainment provided to student-athletes.
Coordinate the student-athlete complimentary admissions program.
Monitor employment of student-athletes and other student-athlete forms.
C. Playing and Practice Seasons and Personnel
Approve time management plans, playing and practice season declarations, countable athletically related activities, outside competitions, summer league participation, team travel.
Approve sport personnel/coaching staff limitations.
Approve institutional and noninstutional camps/clinics, including camp promotional materials and employment of student-athletes and coaches.
Approve official & unofficial visits, recruiting contacts/evaluations, etc.
E. NCAA and Pac-12 Interpretations and Rules Education
Provide interpretations on NCAA and Pac-12 rules to coaches and staff.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of NCAA, Pac-12, and University of California policies, bylaws, interpretations, and case precedent.
Create rules education materials and conduct rules education sessions for coaches, staff, student-athletes, and boosters.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent training/experience.
Thorough knowledge of program activity and best practices.
Highly developed problem-solving skills.
Ability to multi-task and work with frequent interruptions.
Effective listening skills.
Highly effective oral and written communication skills.
Must be proficient in the use of basic computer applications.
Effective customer service skills.
Working knowledge of NCAA Division I and Pac-12 policies, rules and regulations.
Advanced degree in a related field.
Experience in Division I Athletics Compliance or equivalent.
Experience with NCAA Compliance Assistant, LSDBi, and RSRO systems, and JumpForward recruiting/compliance system.
Salary & Benefits
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Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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