This position is tasked with constant application of NCAA Bylaws to ambiguous and complex situations. Knowledge, interpretation, and expert advisement of the correct/allowed course of action is 100% necessary in each and every interaction with a coach (50+ individuals), student-athlete (450+), staff member (100+), external booster (unlimited), etc. On a daily basis, this individual provides interpretation, on average to 30 individuals ranging from the Athletic Director, Head and Assistant Coaches and other standard office personnel. The potential ramifications of an improper interpretation could have devastating impacts on students, employees, the department and ultimately the University's reputation. This individual is expected to be fluent in all aspects (bylaws) of the frequently revised, NCAA manual. This duty requires a high-level ability to research and respond to rules interpretation requests. It is imperative of this individual to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and implementing long-range program improvements.
1. Bachelor's degree. 2. One (1) full year of experience (at full-time employee status) working in detail with Division I NCAA rules and regulations (this includes interpretation and application of rules and regulations) at a Division I member institution, conference office, or national office.
1. Master's degree. 2. Two (2) full years of experience (at full-time employee status) working in detail with Division I NCAA rules and regulations (this includes interpretation and application of rules and regulations) at a Division I member institution, conference office, or national office.
About Illinois State University
Illinois State University:
Founded in 1857, Illinois State is a coeducational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study. Its 34 academic departments in 6 colleges offer 63 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. The Graduate School coordinates 38 masters, 2 specialist, and 7 doctoral programs. Illinois State ranks 74th among the top 100 public universities in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings of “Best National Universities” released in fall 2014.
Illinois State University is located in the twin-city community of Bloomington-Normal, with a population of approximately 125,000 and is located within easy driving distance of the financial and business centers in Chicago and St. Louis. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, and traffic and commute. In their most current rankings, Forbes ranked Bloomington-Normal as 20th in its list of the Smartest Cities in America.
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Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.