Primary Position Function/Summary: Develop comprehensive rules education program and provide rules interpretations of NCAA/Big Ten rules for select sports.
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Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve as compliance liaison to specified sport(s)
Develop and conduct comprehensive rules education program for multiple constituencies, including but not limited to, coaches, student-athletes, faculty, staff and boosters on all NCAA, Big Ten Conference and University rules
Provide specified sport(s) with NCAA and Big Ten Conference rule interpretations
Collect, review, and audit playing and practice season declarations and sport schedules for compliance with NCAA and institutional rules
Research, prepare and file NCAA/Big Ten waiver and self-reports
Monitor coaching staff limits and coordinate certification to recruit
Monitor promotional appearances by student-athletes
Monitor student-athlete awards
Approve outside competition for student-athletes
Review and approve booster club expenditures to ensure adherence to NCAA rules
Ability to work nights and weekends for travel with assigned sport(s)
Maintain knowledge of and compliance with, specific NCAA, Big Ten Conference, and institutional rules by participating in on-going educational opportunities that relate to this position is required.
Organizational Chart: Director Division Intercollegiate Athletics Senior Associate Athletic Director Chief Integrity Officer Associate Athletic Director, Compliance Director of Compliance
Position Requirements and Qualifications:
Education Required: Master’s degree in sports management, information management, business management or closely related field
Experience Required: Minimum five years’ experience in intercollegiate athletics with previous compliance office responsibilities and experience providing NCAA rules interpretations. Experience working with NCAA and Conference Office on waivers and submission of self-reports.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules, excellent communication skills, the ability and desire to perform accurate and detail-oriented work and computer proficiency.
Appointment Status: This is a full time 12 month position. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications. Starting Date: As soon as possible. Application: Applications and nominations will be accepted until all positions are filled, and review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit materials prior to July 15, 2019.
Applications not submitted through http://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered. Candidate must upload a letter of application and resume. Online application will require the names and contact information for three references. For further information regarding application procedures, contact: Tessi Taylor, firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews may take place prior to closing date, but no selection will be made until after closing date.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
About University of Illinois
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a member of the Big Ten Conference and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.