The Big Ten Conference is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Director, Compliance. This role collaborates with Conference membership regarding the application of NCAA and Big Ten Conference rules and policies. This position provides interpretations and education surrounding rule updates, violations, waivers, national letters of intent, and other compliance-related matters.
Provide interpretations, education, and advice regarding the application of NCAA and Big Ten Conference rules and policies
Assist member institutions in determining whether a rule has been violated, and if so, providing advice on reporting and corrective action
Advise institutions seeking to waive NCAA and/or Big Ten Conference rules
Coordinate the processing of medical waivers by the Big Ten Sports Medicine Subcommittee
Provide oversight of the Conference’s responsibilities related to the national letter of intent
Collaborate with counterparts at NCAA and other conferences to ensure best practices for the Conference and its member institutions
Plan and execute Conference-led meetings for the Big Ten Compliance Coordinators
Foster a culture of inclusion to support a diverse environment
This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions that the employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional functions and other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree and/or professional degree is preferred
2+ years in compliance, policy, enforcement, or related field in a college athletics setting is required
Problem-solving, critical thinking, and time management skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and relevant software
Demonstrated knowledge of intercollegiate athletics administration
The ability to maintain punctual attendance and timely correspondence
Commitment to travel, work evenings, weekends, and non-traditional hours
The Big Ten Conference is one of the strongest, most historic brands in all of sports. We offer a unique and dynamic workplace, along with a robust benefits package (employer-paid insurance coverages, generous retirement contribution, and much more). This position is based out of the Conference's Rosemont, IL headquarters. The Conference requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Big Ten Conference is a proud equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, marital status or civil partnership/union status, veteran status, citizenship, pregnancy, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
The Big Ten Conference is an association of world-class universities whose member institutions share a common mission of research, graduate, professional and undergraduate teaching and public service. Founded in 1896, the Big Ten has sustained a comprehensive set of shared practices and policies that enforce the priority of academics in the lives of students competing in intercollegiate athletics and emphasize the values of integrity, fairness and competitiveness. The broad-based programs of the 14 Big Ten institutions will provide over $200 million in direct financial support to more than 9,500 students for more than 11,000 participation opportunities on 350 teams in 42 different sports. The Big Ten sponsors 28 official conference sports, 14 for men and 14 for women, including the addition of men’s ice hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse since 2013. For more information, visit www.bigten.org.