The Assistant Director of Compliance reports to the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and is responsible for assisting with the education and enforcement of NCAA, Big Ten Conference and Northwestern University rules and regulations for student-athletes, coaches, staff members, and donors.
Responsible for adhering to all Department and University policies and procedures, as well as the rules, regulations, bylaws and interpretations of the Big Ten Conference and the NCAA.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Assist student-athletes, coaches and staff who visit the Athletics Compliance Office, complete necessary NCAA and Big Ten Conference forms, provide NCAA rule interpretations and provide approval for activities where applicable.
Assist with educational efforts for student-athletes, coaches, staff and boosters as needed; present at rules education meetings.
Coordinate institutional monitoring program for assigned NCAA bylaw areas.
Oversee reviews of initial eligibility and maintain the prospective student-athlete admissions database, running reports as needed.
Assist with academic eligibility certification process for current student-athletes.
Maintain student-athlete files/records for the Athletics Compliance Office, ensuring that all required NCAA and Big Ten documentation is up-to-date and preserved according to the institution’s document retention policy.
Complete and submit requests for waivers of NCAA and Big Ten rules, where necessary.
Travel with the institution's sports programs to select away and postseason competition, as necessary.
Other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience
Minimum 1-year experience in a collegiate athletics department as a coach or administrator
Professional verbal and written communication skills
Ability to teach diverse groups of individuals about NCAA compliance issues
Ability to work in a dynamic fast paced environment and manage stressful situations
Ability to handle multiple tasks at once and meet deadlines
Strong organizational and time management skills
Master’s degree or higher
Experience working in an athletics compliance office
Familiarity with the financial aid and admission processes at a university level
Experience with Compliance Assistant, JumpForward and Teamworks software
Knowledge of rules and regulations Big Ten Conference and Northwestern University
About Northwestern University
The Northwestern CommunityNorthwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff.Faculty members include Tony Award winners, MacArthur Fellowship recipients and members of numerous honorary and professional societies, National Academy of Engineering, American Academy of Arts and Sciences and American Council of Learned Societies.Research thrives at Northwestern University. Interdisciplinary teams at Northwestern work to solve society's problems and facilitate clinical and commercial use of their innovations with partners at Argonne National Laboratory, Fermilab, and local universities.Beyond being a dynamic learning organization, Northwestern employs a dynamic and diverse mix of faculty and staff who work proactively to ensure that the University is a special place to work. Northwestern is committed to the recruitment of a diverse faculty, staff and student body, fostering a climate that treasures differences and provides rich op...portunities for learning.To that end, Northwestern University actively seeks women, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons for employment and promotion throughout the University.The Northwestern Work EnvironmentOur two main campuses are situated along Lake Michigan’s lakefront. The Chicago campus, located between the Magnificent Mile and Lake Michigan, offers outstanding views and is within walking distance of some of the city’s main attractions.The Evanston campus, just 12 miles north of downtown Chicago, sits among charming residential neighborhoods, parks, beaches, and bike trails.At our newest campus, in the architecturally significant Education City in Doha, Qatar, the University offers undergraduate programs in partnership with the Qatar Foundation. To learn more about our Qatar campus, visit http://www.qatar.northwestern.edu/.The Northwestern Employment PossibilitiesWe have full and part-time staff positions available in a variety of roles.Job areas we frequently recruit for include:Office and School AdministrationInformation TechnologyHealthcare and ResearchAccounting and FinanceFacilities ManagementProfessional: Entry, Mid-level and ManagementLaw Enforcement and SecurityNorthwestern University also operates its own Temporary Center. Whether you are a first-time or transitional job seeker, college graduate, graduate student, experienced professional or retiree, we have a variety of temporary positions such as: Office Assistant, Accounting/Financial Assistant, Executive Assistant as well as various other administrative, professional and contract positions. To learn more about our temporary employment, visit our Temporary Center.The Northwestern BenefitsNorthwestern offers many benefit options to full and part-time employees including:Competitive compensationComprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverageTuition reimbursementPre-tax transit optionsProfessional development opportunitiesVacation, sick, and holiday payExcellent retirement plansWork/Life balance and resourcesDependent care matchFaculty-Staff Assistance ProgramWe also provide employees with access to an abundance of recreational, cultural, and enrichment opportunities that take place on and off campus.For more information on benefits and perks offered by Northwestern, visit the Benefits section.