Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation:
Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 128 NCAA championship titles, won the Women’s Capital One Cup four of the last five years, and have brought home the Learfield Director’s Cup for 25 straight years. We also support the university’s physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the DAPER culture, “The DAPER Way,” which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage, and Work Cohesively.
Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you!
The Assistant Director, Compliance Services works under the direction of a Director, Compliance Services. The Assistant Director works cooperatively with athletic department staff, coaches, and student-athletes to provide advice and information on compliance-related matters as well as to resolve and monitor compliance-related issues.
Your responsibilities include:
Run the day-to-day compliance operations for a select number of sport programs, ensuring compliance with all NCAA bylaws, including but not limited to the following areas: - Bylaw 11: coaching/staff limitations and tracking; coaches recruiting exams - Bylaw 12: student-athlete employment; promotional activities; seasons of competition; participation with pro teams - Bylaw 13: recruiting materials; contacts and evaluations tracking; official and unofficial visits; NLIs; publicity approval; camps and clinics; precollege expenses - Bylaw 14: initial, transfer and continuing eligibility; eligibility waivers; full-time enrollment; roster management - Bylaw 15: athletic aid limits - Bylaw 16: complimentary tickets; travel per diem; team entertainment; occasional meals; meals incidental; awards; benefits; Student Assistance Fund - Bylaw 17: CARA, RARA, playing season, TMP, foreign tour; outside competition - Bylaw 20: sport sponsorship tracking
Lead and/or assist in preparing varying NCAA, Pac-12, or Stanford reports.
Assist with providing NCAA and PAC-12 rules interpretations.
Assist with research and preparation of NCAA SLR waivers as deemed applicable.
Lead and/or assist with projects that further advance the integrity of the Compliance Services Office.
Assist with investigation and preparation of rules violation reports.
Serve as the compliance liaison to other DAPER units as assigned
To be successful in this role you will bring:
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and concurrently advance multiple projects.
Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
Relevant subject matter knowledge.
Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.
In addition, preferred qualifications include:
Master’s degree and/or J.D.
At DAPER we know diverse teams make better decisions for everyone, so we encourage people of all abilities and backgrounds to apply.
Research has shown that men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the listed qualifications; however, women and those in other underrepresented groups tend to only apply when they match every criterion. So, if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.
This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford’s intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for insuring that his/her involvement with Athletic Department activities maintains the integrity of the University’s reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations.
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Why Stanford is for you:
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TEDTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health and fitness classes at our excellent exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 128 NCAA championship titles, won the Women’s Capital One Cup four of the last five years, and have brought home the Learfield Director’s Cup for 25 straight years. We also support the university’s physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the DAPER culture, “The DAPER Way,” which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage and Work Cohesively.