Assistant/Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Student Development
American International College
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Required Education: Masters
Internal Number: 3174
Oversees the administration and operation of a comprehensive compliance program for 24 NCAA DII varsity sports and NCAA DI men's ice hockey, and approximately 650 student-athletes, ensuring full compliance with institutional, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
Oversees and manages the athletic scholarship award process and monitors athletics aid budget.
Creates and implements a plan, and provides oversight, for the development of a center for student-athlete success focusing on academics services and improvement, student-athlete leadership development, personal enhancement, community engagement, career education, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Serves as a sport administrator for select varsity programs.
Supervises staff, including the compliance coordinator, graduate assistant, and student workers.
Other administrative duties and assignments determined by the Vice President for Athletics and the Director of Athletics.
Required Degree(s): Master's Degree
Required Field of Expertise: 3-5 years experience working at a NCAA DI or DII institution in compliance and student-athlete support services
Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA DI and DII rules and compliance procedures
Knowledge of NCAA compliance software, including ARMS
Experience in athletic student-athlete support
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Strong time-management skills
Strong commitment to integrity, student-athlete success, and diversity, equity, and inclusion
This is a full time, exempt level, benefits eligible position. Normal office hours are 8:30am - 4:30pm, flexible to the needs of the department. Evening, weekend, and holiday event work required as the schedule dictates.
AIC reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.
Qualified applicants should save and submit the following documents with the online application.
Brief cover letter
Contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor and one of which must be a current or prior subordinate)
Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled.
AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on an 88+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 888,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has approximately 2200 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career-focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.
AIC sponsors a total of 24 varsity NCAA teams and one varsity club team. Most compete at the NCAA Division II level; however, the men's ice hockey team is an NCAA Division I member of the Atlantic Hockey Conference. AIC is a proud member of the Northeast-10 Conference for most of its NCAA Division II offerings. Wrestling and Men's Volleyball are an... NCAA Division II Independent. In addition, the College sponsors rugby for both men and women; the men currently compete in the Liberty Conference while the women compete in the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association Conference.
Athletics provides an exceptional, holistic, student-centered experience through the relentless pursuit of academic and athletic excellence; and fosters an environment of learning and growth that transforms lives and enhances student-athlete personal development. Yellow Jackets live by the core values of purpose, responsibility, integrity, diversity, and excellence.
AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented.