Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Two (2) years combined experience in a compliance setting in a collegiate setting, conference office, legal profession, and/or NCAA office. Basic understanding of NCAA Division I eligibility and recruiting rules.
Master’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Three (3) or more years of experience in a full time NCAA Compliance role at the NCAA, Conference Office or institution. Experience, familiarity and understanding of NCAA Compliance Assistance software. Experience using ARMS Software. Experience in a Division I institution. Experience in a higher education setting. Experience working with Admissions and/or Financial Aid Office staff.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Coordinator of Eligibility and Recruiting will directly assist the Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance in the operations of the compliance office. In their position as the Compliance Coordinator, they will participate in reviewing, monitoring and reporting of student-athlete eligibility as well as oversee the monitoring of all recruiting activities. Additionally, they will provide interpretations, updates on NCAA legislation and rules education to the various athletic department constituencies.
Recruiting: Monitor the recruitment activities of all head and assistant coaches via the appropriate recruiting software. Collect and audit required paperwork for official visits both prior to and following the conclusion of such trips. Act as liaison with Financial Aid, the Registrar’s Office and the Admissions Office on any issues affecting the recruitment of student-athletes
Student-Athlete Eligibility: Review, monitor, and certify student-athlete eligibility on a continual basis. Provide timely information regarding initial, transfer, and continuing eligibility to coaches, academic advisors and appropriate administrative staff to avoid potential NCAA violations. Eligibility responsibilities will include preliminary transfer credit evaluations and initial eligibility reviews as well as responsibility for coordinating the certification of eligibility process.
Department Administrative Responsibilities: Provide interpretations, updates on NCAA legislation, and rules education to the various athletic department constituencies. Conduct ongoing rules education meetings with coaching staffs, administrative staff and boosters to provide the best defense against inadvertent violations of rules. Educational responsibility will also include creation and distribution of a compliance newsletter.
Reporting: Support the Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance when investigating potential infractions, coordinating eligibility waivers, and appeals to the appropriate conference and/or NCAA office.
Additional compliance duties may be assigned and may include providing assistance with issues involving agen t/amateurism program, APR, etc.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
* Failure to comply with NCAA regulations can result in suspension without pay, termination, fines, institutional loss of scholarship and bans on post-season competition.
This is a full time appointment. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Evening and weekend work may be required at times.
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