Assistant Director of Athletics for NCAA Compliance
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Location: Rolla, Missouri
Salary: $52,223 - $58,000 annually
Salary is commensurate with experience
University of Missouri benefits
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: #00056367
The Missouri S&T Athletic Department, a 17-sport NCAA Division II intercollegiate program competing in the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC), is seeking a rising professional to join the Athletic Department as an Assistant Athletic Director for NCAA Compliance.
The selected candidate must be highly organized and driven with exceptional multi-tasking and communication skills. Experience with managing people and providing leadership on various projects with attention to detail are required. This person will report to the Director of Athletics and will serve as the primary contact for NCAA compliance related matters. Time management and interpersonal skills are essential as the successful candidate will be asked to regularly work alongside other members of the department, as well as effectively lead a culture of compliance and integrity within the department. The person must be able to compile data, prepare, write, and review reports and be proficient with NCAA CAi and compliance software programs. This person will have the opportunity for growth within the department. Occasional evenings, weekends, and holiday work is required.
Essential functions include:
Direct all aspects of an NCAA compliance program according to NCAA guidelines, requirements, and best practices
Responsible for and have expert knowledge regarding NCAA and GLVC policy and the ability to communicate to administrators, coaches, staff, faculty, and student-athletes when changes occur
Report all NCAA rule violations to the NCAA and GLVC and investigate when applicable
Ensure all student-athletes, including transfer students, are eligible to participate in intercollegiate athletics programs, including certifying the continuing eligibility of current student-athletes
Research to provide interpretations regarding NCAA rules to coaches, student-athletes, administrators, university staff, and other representatives of athletic interests upon request
Provide NCAA rules education to coaches, student-athletes, administrators, alumni, and athletic donors regarding recruiting, amateurism, awards and benefits, playing and practice seasons, and sport camps and clinics, emphasizing an atmosphere of compliance and institutional control
Responsible for creating and completing all NCAA reports, including but not limited to, Academic Performance Census, ASR/GSR, sports sponsorship, and financial aid Responsible for submitting all NCAA certifications, squad lists, and drug consent forms, student-athlete reinstatements, and other related items as required by the NCAA
Responsible for preparing and submitting all waivers and appeals to the NCAA or GLVC when applicable
Oversee, monitor, and approve items such as practice logs, official and unofficial visit requests, and entering student-athletes into the transfer portal system
Monitor the Eligibility Center to coordinate initial eligibility processing for incoming freshmen and transfer student-athletes
Monitor student-athlete progress towards degree and work with academic advisors and coaches to keep student-athletes on track to meet degree requirements and graduate on-time
Maintain and annually update the department's NCAA compliance manual
Represent the athletic department on campus, within the conference, and on national committees as assigned by the Director of Athletics
Serve as a game day administrator for selected home athletic events to include all home football games
Provide supervision and mentor direct reports
The successful candidate will be a key contributor to the overall success of the department and will be given additional duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics. This may include long and short-term tasks or responsibilities to provide professional growth with real-life experience. Examples include but are not limited to, building corporate club sponsorships, assisting with game day environment initiatives, providing supervision to other areas within the department, or being delegated to oversee new initiatives, not yet developed, on an ad hoc basis.
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A Bachelor’s degree in related/relevant area or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least three 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Ability to work independently with a high level of individual responsibility
Demonstrate problem-solving skills and the ability to facilitate conflict resolution with co-workers and others
Ability to use database compliance software
Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply expertise to complex problems
Ability to maintain confidential information and work with other departments on sensitive issues and solutions
Demonstrate consultative skills in working with diverse groups and individuals
Detail-oriented and can effectively present ideas and concepts in a written or verbal format
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, and faculty