Major Responsibilities: Under the general supervision of the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance, the Assistant Director will work in the compliance office located in the Fetzer Center for Student-Athlete Excellence serving over 900 student-athletes in 23 sports. The proposed duties for this position, include but are not limited to:
* Collaborates with Department Directors, Sport Administrators, and Senior Staff on processing roster management (additions, deletions, and transfers) per NCAA eligibility compliance requirements, impacting the following areas within Athletics: Eligibility, Academic Support, Medical Services, etc.
* Responsible for gathering and providing accurate information to the NCAA for the annual reporting process. This includes ensuring proper NCAA documentation, determining eligibility for post-season events and preventing any opportunities for penalty fees.
* Creates the certified eligibility lists for all sports prior to their first competition in conjunction with the Registrar's Office, Senior Staff, and Faculty Reps.
* Annually facilitate the NCAA Coaches Certification Exam in order to ensure compliance for off-campus recruiting.
* Reviews outside competition requests, promotional activities, team awards, and donation requests; conducts research and enforces NCAA and Big Ten rules and interpretations regarding the permissibility. Additionally, provides compliance approvals for all community service/appearances for our student-athletes. Partners with Director of Community Relations to ensure all NCAA rules are followed for each event.
* Position will assist with student-athlete financial aid matters, initial eligibility review, NCAA and Big Ten continuing eligibility, and review and approve all general public donation/memorabilia requests following Compliance requirements.
* Oversee completion of student-athlete check-in/out and summer paperwork, employment monitoring, team and individual awards monitoring, as well as process and review documentation for international student-athletes.
* Other duties as assigned by the Director of Compliance.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
A minimum of two to three years of professional work experience in Division I Collegiate Athletics compliance administration is preferred.
Conditions of Appointment: This is a one-year 100% fixed term Academic Staff appointment with the option to renew for a second year if mutually agreed upon by incumbent and supervisor. Appointment will end no later than two years after the start date. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date will be on or after August 13, 2019. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 11:55 p.m. CDT, on the assured consideration date. Materials will be accepted until the position has been filled. Please complete the online application here: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/502197/assistant-compliance-director and attach a cover letter referencing your qualifications and experience, a comprehensive resume as well as the current contact information for three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Internal Number: 99787
About University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports (12 women, 11 men) competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).
UW-Madison is located in the heart of Madison which is the state capital and the state's second largest city. Madison has a solid and long standing national reputation as a vibrant and thriving city.