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The Associate Director, Athletics, Compliance Coordinator at Emerson College is responsible for the overall management and coordination of activities at the college's sports facilities, including the Piano Row Gym and Athletic SkyBox. This role involves ensuring the smooth operation of game day events, managing athletic equipment and uniforms, and representing the college in NEWMAC meetings and various committees. The Coordinator also serves as a liaison between student organizations and the athletics department, negotiates game contracts, and maintains communication with stakeholders. A critical aspect of this role is ensuring compliance with NCAA, NEWMAC, and institutional regulations, which includes overseeing student athlete eligibility and maintaining day-to-day compliance standards to uphold the college's standing with NCAA and NEWMAC.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Oversees the coordination and execution of activities in the Piano Row Gym and Athletic SkyBox, ensuring smooth operation of game day events.
Manages distribution, and upkeep of athletic equipment and uniforms for college sports programs.
Acts as a key liaison between student organizations and the athletics department, representing the college in NEWMAC meetings and various committees.
Handles game contract negotiations, maintaining consistent communication with all stakeholders.
Ensures compliance with NCAA, NEWMAC, and institutional regulations, including overseeing academic standing verification, registration, and NCAA compliance documentation.
Maintains day-to-day compliance standards, ensuring the college's athletic programs operate within NCAA and NEWMAC guidelines.
Assists with the setup, operation, and takedown of daily practices and games.
Provides leadership on assigned projects, serving as the department liaison with other areas of the College, particularly regarding athletics.
Assists with visiting teams and officials, crowd control, and establishes a preventative maintenance program for athletic facilities.
Responds to athletic facility emergency situations and helps find alternate facilities for sports lacking home facilities. Schedules and processes all game contracts.
Handles distribution, retrieval, planning and maintenance of athletic equipment in compliance with college and NCAA regulations.
Inspects incoming supplies, maintaining an efficient inventory system and control.
Ensures retrieval of athletic equipment and clothing, maintains inventories and records, and launders clothing according to care requirements.
Monitors academic progress and standing of student athletes, ensuring NCAA eligibility requirements are met.
Administers and facilitates mandatory compliance meetings, addressing day-to-day compliance questions and concerns.
Participates in NEWMAC meetings and conference committees as needed, with a focus on knowledge and enforcement of compliance rules and regulations.
QUALIFICATIONS - Qualifications are deemed required or preferred and represent what is needed to effectively perform job.
5-7 years' athletic administration experience at the postsecondary level.
5-7 years' experience enforcing all NCAA, institutional and conference rules and regulations required.
Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience required
Possession of current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications
A valid driver's license
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES - May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills, and abilities commonly associated with the job.
Working knowledge of NCAA and NEWMAC rules and an understanding of the philosophy behind them.
Commitment to being a positive member of the Athletics Department, the College community and the ability to influence the athletes to do the same.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and ability to learn and utilize other software applications as necessary.
Ability to multitask, prioritize effectively, and meet deadlines on a regular basis.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES - Activities commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Requires the constant coordination of mental and visual attention
Requires the ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time
Required to move/lift objects that are Light
Required to move/lift objects - Occasionally
Travel - Moderate (25% of the time)
WORK ENVIRONMENT - Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.
Willingness to travel, work nights and weekends is a must.
Warm up team on match day to play competitively
Disclaimer: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Certain job duties described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.
Compensation for this position will be between $ 68,691 - $ 84,146 annually, commensurate with experience.
Grade of Position: 23-09E
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36.25
In addition to a competitive salary, Emerson College is committed to the health and well-being of our employees and family members. We offer a generous benefits package to regular staff scheduled to work 20+ hours per week.
Benefits include outstanding health plans with limited out-of-pocket expenses, dental plans, generous time-off programs, and a 403(b) retirement benefit with a 9% employer contribution once eligible. Additional benefits such as life and disability coverage as well as commuter offerings are available.
Please refer to our benefits website for a full list of benefits and eligibility requirements.