This position serves as a member of the leadership team for intercollegiate athletics and is responsible for overseeing the College’s compliance with applicable NCAA and GLVC bylaws. This position works collaboratively with the Offices of Admission, Financial Aid and Scholarships, Student Life, and the Academic Achievement Center to support and encourage student-athlete success. In addition, the Assistant Athletics Director of Compliance and Student Services works closely with the Faculty Athletics Representative and the Registrar’s Office to certify eligibility and to track and report academic success to appropriate entities.
Duties and Responsibilities
•Oversee the College’s compliance with the NCAA Constitution and all applicable bylaws. •Serve as Sport Supervisor for selected sports upon assignment of the Director of Athletics. •Develop and administer ongoing education of NCAA and Great Lakes Valley Conference bylaws for student-athletes, coaches, faculty, and staff. •Work collaboratively with the Office of Advancement to develop, administer, and distribute educational materials of applicable NCAA and Great Lakes Valley Conference bylaws for donors, boosters, and other representatives of athletics interests. •Oversee the National Letter of Intent (NLI) Program in accordance with the College’s Enrollment Management plan. •Evaluate prospective student-athlete initial eligibility, transfer eligibility and continuing eligibility. •Track Academic Success Rate (ASR) and Federal Graduation Rate (FGR) for the Athletics Department in conjunction with the Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) and the Registrar. •Manage NCAA platforms such as the Eligibility Center, Compliance Assistant, etc. on behalf of the institution for record keeping and monitoring. •Provide rules interpretation and monitor playing and practice seasons. •Prepare and submit NCAA, Great Lakes Valley Conference, and institutional compliance reports •Conduct inquiries into possible rules violations. •Manage prospective student-athlete (PSA) recruitment lists in collaboration with the Offices of Admissions and Financial Aid. •Work collaboratively with the Director of the Academic Achievement Center to develop and implement strategies to support student-athlete academic success. •Other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Master’s degree required. •Progressive experience in intercollegiate athletics administration and rules compliance/interpretation preferred. •Knowledge of and commitment to strict adherence to NCAA, GLVC and institutional bylaws. •Knowledge of Title IX regulations and understanding of the importance of Title IX training and awareness within athletics and the larger higher education environment. •Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with a strong understanding of importance to detail •Working knowledge of computer systems, student database systems and experience working with Compliance Assistant and Legislative Service Database required •An understanding of the unique opportunities and challenges in the environment of private higher education with the ability to work with a diverse population
Normal office environment. Occasional evening and weekend work required. Physically able to lift 25 pounds and work outdoors in varying weather conditions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.
Candidates must submit the following documents •Letter of application •Resume •Salary Requirements – in the application
Please note: Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Applicants who need accommodation for the application or interview process, please make such accommodation request in advance to the Office of Human Resources: William Jewell College Office of Human Resources 500 College Hill Box 1017 Liberty, MO 64068 (816) 415-6904
Availability Review of applications will begin immediately, opened until filled.
All final candidates must successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.
Our Mission: We educate our community to ask reflective questions, apply critical thought, and act with purpose.
William Jewell College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
About William Jewell College
William Jewell College is located in Liberty, MO, and has approximately 900 full time students. At William Jewell, we are The Critical Thinking College. We educate our community to ask reflective questions, apply critical thought and act with purpose. The College has a long tradition of quality and success in intercollegiate athletics and sponsors 20 intercollegiate sports programs. The College is a member of Division II of the NCAA and competes in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.