Weber State University, a NCAA Division I institution and member of the Big Sky Conference, is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of compliance graduate assistant (GA) to work during the 2018-19 academic year (to include summer) with the possibility of extending the position to subsequent academic years. The GA will assist with day-to-day operations of the Office of Athletics Compliance. The successful candidate for this position will receive tuition and fees as well as a living stipend. Expected start date is June or July 2018.
The GA works under the general supervision of the Director of Compliance and the Compliance Coordinator and reports directly to the Director of Compliance. The GA will work directly with coaches and student-athletes from all 16 sports and will assist in the day-to-day operations of the Office of Athletics Compliance and will be exposed to all aspects involved in running a NCAADivision I athletics compliance office.
Responsibilities may include: *Assisting in the monitoring of NCAA Division I bylaw 13 recruiting rules. *Assisting in the monitoring of NCAA Division I bylaw 17 playing and practice seasons rules. *Reviewing required student-athlete forms. *Assisting in the submission of waivers to the NCAA or Big Sky Conference. *Assisting in rules education efforts aimed at applicable constituent groups. *Processing transfer tracer forms for prospective student-athletes transferring from four-year and two-year colleges. *Other duties as assigned.
Candidates are responsible for admission into their chosen graduate program. Students in the Executive Masters of Health Administration program are not eligible for graduate school funding through this position.
Applicants must submit a résumé, cover letter, copies of official transcripts, and a list of three professional references at http://jobs.weber.edu/postings/4263. Application screening will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Pursuant to NCAA Division I bylaws, Weber State University may not employ any individual associated with a men’s or women’s basketball prospective student-athlete in any athletics department noncoaching staff position for a two-year period before or after the prospective student-athlete’s actual enrollment at Weber State.
An individual associated with a prospective student-athlete is any person who maintains or directs others to maintain contact with a prospective student-athlete, the prospective student-athlete’s parents or legal guardians, or the prospective student-athlete’s coach.
Individuals would be considered to be associated with a prospective student-athlete if their contact is directly or indirectly related to the prospective student-athlete’s *Athletic skills and abilities; or *Recruitment or enrollment at an NCAA institution An individual associated with a prospect could be any of, but not limited to, the following: *Parents/Legal Guardians *Coaches (HS, college, AAU) *Personal/Skills Trainers *Relatives *Strength Coach *Advisors
*Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. *Admission and matriculation into a Weber State University graduate program. The successful candidate may be enrolled in undergraduate “leveling” courses or in undergraduate courses that count for credit toward graduation in their graduate program. *High ethical standards, extreme attention to detail, integrity and a willingness to exhibit a strict adherence to NCAA, Big Sky Conference, and Weber State University rules and regulations *Ability to effectively communicate through oral, written, and electronic forms. *Possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills. *Ability to take initiative, complete time-sensitive tasks, maintain confidential information, and multitask *Must be willing to work occasional nights and weekends. *Successful completion of a background check.
*Prior experience in a NCAA compliance office *Knowledge of NCAA Division I bylaws *Experience with job-related software such as NCAA applications, JumpForward, video editing software, Microsoft Office/Google Apps suite *NAAC Certification
Additional Salary Information: Tuition, fees, and a living stipend
Internal Number: H00212P
About Weber State University
WSU, founded in 1889, is a large public university located in Northern Utah, with over 24,000 students and 1,300 faculty and staff. The University offers a broad range of undergraduate programs and selected professionally-oriented master degree programs. It is located in a spectacular setting on the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains and is minutes away from world class cultural and recreational opportunities. WSU is a founding member of the Big Sky Conference and competes in 16 NCAA Division I level sports. WSU athletics has a rich tradition of excellence on the fields of competition and in the classroom.