Dir./Asst. Dir. Compliance, Athletics: The College of William and Mary (Division I) is seeking an outstanding individual with the following qualifications: The Asst. Director or Director of Compliance assists with the day-to-day operations of the Compliance Services office. This position will coordinate all aspects of NCAA Division I Compliance for assigned sports and departments. Areas of focus will include but are not limited to: NCAA rules education and research, initial and continuing eligibility, monitoring and disbursement of financial aid, monitoring of playing seasons, awards and benefits, tracking and documenting all recruiting related activities, and completing national reporting. Additional duties within the department may be assigned.
Competencies: For both Dir. and Asst. Dir.: •Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication and strong presentation skills with the ability to present clear and accurate information. •Demonstrates strong analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to interpret and apply NCAA rules and regulations and demonstrates the ability to identify need for corrective action and develop alternatives. •Ability to manage work load and meet deadlines and make decisions within prescribed scope of authority. •Strong working knowledge of MS office; experience with NCAA databases and websites (e.g. LSDBi, Compliance Assistant, Requests/Self-Reports Online).
Preferred Qualifications: For both Dir. and Asst. Dir.: •Experience in athletic coaching, administration or as a student-athlete. •Experience working in a compliance office at a NCAA Division I member institution, conference office, and/or the National Office. •Experience working in a compliance office at a NCAA II, or Division III member institution, and/or conference office. • NAAC Certification
JOB DUTIES (for both asst. dir. and dir.): Rules Education: • Create and develop content and conduct bi-weekly coach education sessions aiding in the continued development of a proactive coach/compliance environment. • Assists in providing a comprehensive rules education program within the department, campus and community. • Present student-athlete education at a minimum on a quarterly basis. • Perform extensive research and analysis to provide rules interpretations of NCAA legislation and CAA rules as appropriate. Maintain files of past interpretations for future reference. • Maintain records of all rules education sessions and materials.
Recruiting: • Assists the coaching staffs with all admissions-related activities including early academic evaluations and NCAA initial eligibility (academic and amateurism). Processes and distributes all information in a timely fashion. • Responsible for approving all recruiting visits (official and unofficial) and maintaining all visit paperwork. • Appropriately communicates to department and university colleagues details about all visit activities (e.g. meals, entertainment etc.). • Administers the annual coaches’ certification exam. • Tracks and maintains documentation for all off campus recruiting, contacts and evaluations.
Financial Aid: • Authorizes athletic scholarship payments to financial aid and examines student-athlete accounts to adjust athletic aid as needed. • Advises coaches regarding NCAA equivalencies as well as sport scholarship budget. • Processes and distributes all renewals and non-renewals. • Assist student-athletes with all financial aid issues and questions. • Audit all student-athlete aid, including non-athletics aid, to determine NCAA permissibility. • Act as a liaison between Office of Financial Aid and coaching staffs to submit complete Early Financial Read Applications, including the review of documentation. Communicate decisions in a timely fashion. • Administer the Student Assistance Fund (SAF) and disburse stipends and reimbursements for those student-athletes who qualify for access to the fund. • Create and distribute National Letter of Intent (NLI) and Grant-in-Aid documents as requested by coaching staffs, ensuring that they will still fall within their NCAA equivalency/head count maximums and sport scholarship budget.
Monitoring: • Execute monitoring program for each assigned sport including but not limited to, personnel, camps and clinics, recruiting contacts, evaluations and recruiting person days, participation awards, occasional meals and foreign tours. Eligibility: • Track and determine initial eligibility for prospective student-athletes working with the NCAA eligibility center and coaching staffs as necessary. Aid coaches by communicating directly with high schools as required. • In conjunction with the registrars’ office, evaluate and determine the continuing eligibility status for every current student-athlete including progress towards degree, credit hour requirements, and grade point average benchmarks. • Direct and coordinate NCAA and institutional drug testing program. • Maintains official squad list for assigned sports including sport participation records including entering, updating and maintaining student-athlete information in various department and university databases as necessary. • Draft and submit all initial and continuing eligibility waivers to obtain exceptions to NCAA rules for current student-athletes and prospective student-athletes.
Other: • Aid in the required national reporting of graduation success rate (GSR), academic performance rate (APR) and sport sponsorship by researching, documenting and inputting all required information for assigned sports. • Other duties as assigned.
This position will report to the Assoc. Athletic Director for Compliance. This is a full-time, 12-month position with benefits with a salary commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin June 11, 2018 and the position will remain open until filled. To apply submit a cover letter and resume, which includes a listing of at least three current references, online at https://jobs.wm.edu. No phone calls please. The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check. . ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY VIA OUR ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM. NO OTHER APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
The Asst. Dir. position requires a Bachelor’s degree; the Director position requires that and significant experience with NCAA Division 1 bylaws and several years full-time professional experience in a NCAA compliance office.