The Athletics Department is accepting applications for a Program Assistant II to serve as a Compliance Coordinator who will assist the Athletics’ Compliance unit in ensuring coaches, student-athletes, staff, former students, and boosters abide by NCAA, Big 12 Conference and institutional rules and regulations. The position will initially have primary responsibility for monitoring NCAA financial aid and/or initial eligibility. Position may also be assigned responsibility for other areas that could include: education, roster management, student-athlete employment, promotional activities, student-athlete benefits, institutional camps and clinics, etc. Will assist in providing rules interpretations to the institution’s student-athletes, coaches and staff. Position will regularly analyze, request, research, verify, create, and distribute a large volume of information as well as maintain several modules and reports within the Teamworks, Jump Forward and Compliance Assistant (CA) databases. Position will assist in providing rules education and interpretive guidance to the institution’s student-athletes, coaches and staff. Position may assist in waiver writing, external and internal audits, and other compliance related duties. This position requires a high level of integrity and will perform all duties in adherence with NCAA, Big 12, and university policies.
The successful candidates will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with individuals and groups. The candidates will have exceptional organizational skills, be highly detail oriented, and have the ability to research and analyze compliance related issues and NCAA legislation through the Legislative Services Database (LSDBi).The candidate will also possess excellent judgment and decision-making along with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet departmental deadlines.
Fill Date: As soon as possible.
Required Minimum Quals:
Bachelor's degree and 1 year of related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 5 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience. Experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position.
Experience analyzing regulations, researching interpretations, monitoring designated activities, and providing others guidance on compliance and regulations, Experience monitoring NCAA financial aid and/or initial eligibility regulations, Experience that includes regular interaction working with collegiate coaches and student-athletes on compliance monitoring issues, Experience working directly in a NCAA compliance office with DI regulations and interpretations, including FBS football.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: R923
About Iowa State University
Iowa State University is a public, land-grant institution, where students get a great academic start in learning communities and stay active in 800-plus student organizations, internships, research and study abroad opportunities. More than 34,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
The Cyclones are a NCAA Division I athletics program and an original member of the Big 12 Conference. Iowa State began competing in intercollegiate athletics in 1892 and currently sponsors 18 intercollegiate sports. Iowa State University Athletics strives to help unite the university community and be a source of pride for all constituents by consistently demonstrating high levels of performance academically and athletically along with professional conduct by its staff and student-athletes.