St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Specific Job Title: Assistant Director for Compliance
Reports to: Associate Athletic Director for Compliance
The Assistant Director for Compliance will maintain a comprehensive compliance monitoring program for all Financial Aid activities related to the seventeen (17) St. John's University sport programs and three hundred plus student-athletes. The Assistant Director for Compliance will provide on-going NCAA Rules Education programing to all student-athletes, coaches and athletic department staff members. The Assistant Director for Compliance position is a non-supervisory administrative position in the St. John's University Athletic Department and reports directly to the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance.
Maintain a comprehensive compliance program for all financial aid activities for each sport program including NCAA squad lists, outside aid, summer aid, winter aid, athletic scholarship renewals, increases, decreases, non-renewals, voluntary cancellations of aid, book scholarship, off campus stipends, holiday break stipends, and cost of attendance checks.
Facilitate all scholarship recommendations for processing of Financial Aid Award letters, Financial Aid Agreements and National Letters of Intent (NLIs).
Maintain a comprehensive account of all Student-Athlete Opportunity Fund (SAOF) expenses.
Assist the Director with NCAA Rules educational workshops for all coaches, student-athletes and athletic department staff.
Assist the Director with all initial and continuing eligibility certification for student-athletes.
Act as one of the Office of Athletics' liaisons to University officials related to rules compliance for Accounts Payable, Bursar, Student Financial Services, and Residence Life.
Act as one of the Office of Athletics' liaisons to the NCAA and the Big East Conference in regards to association and conference rules interpretation and enforcement.
Working knowledge of NCAA Rules and regulations
Working knowledge of NCAA Cai software program
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
This position operates in a fast-paced professional office environment; This position is required to use standard office equipment such as personal computers, printers, scanners, etc.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; move about; sit; to carry work and use controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; communicate. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the employee include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, etc.
The Compliance Office is located on the second floor of Carnesecca Arena. As a result, the employee needs to be able to walk up steps to get to their desk (cubicle) in the Compliance Office.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This position is full-time in-person position.
Travel to NCAA Regional Rules Seminar and BIG EAST Conference Compliance meetings occur annually are required. In addition, occasional team travel with St. John's University sport team may occur.
Required Education and Experience:
BA or BS degree
1-3 years related NCAA Compliance experience
Preferred Education and Experience:
Graduate Degree (preferred)
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.
All persons hired are required to be vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus, subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of applicable law.
This position may be relocated to any of St. John's University's physical locations at any time
St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.