Mission We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.
Vision To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with ideas and the world.
Who We Are Established in 1908, James Madison University is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs to more than 20,000 students. JMU is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and has been continuously cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times and Money Magazine as an outstanding public university. Located in the heart of Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, diversity, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is a great place to live and work.
James Madison University, a Division I Member of the NCAA and Colonial Athletic Association, is seeking a Director of Compliance. The position reports to the Assistant Athletics Director of Compliance and will work closely with all 18 Division I sports. The position is full-time and includes a comprehensive benefits package.
The Director of Compliance will be responsible for monitoring bylaws 11, 13, and 17. This position will be instrumental in assisting with the compliance offices educational efforts as well. The Director of Compliance will be responsible for providing timely and accurate interpretations to coaches and staff, and when needed, will investigate and report NCAA violations.
The Director of Compliance will provide the work in the following roles for all 18 Division I sports:
1. Monitor all aspects of bylaw 13 which includes:
Preapproval of recruiting activities and workflows
Use the ARMS recruiting software to monitor all recruiting activities
Review and approve recruiting reimbursements for on and off campus activities
Coordinate and monitor on-campus recruiting activities and complimentary tickets
Monitor all aspects of bylaw 17 which includes:
Monitor all countable athletically activity logs
Work with coaches to establish declaration of playing seasons
Review all proposed schedules
Monitor all aspects of bylaw 11 which includes:
Maintaining coaching staff declarations
Administer the coaches recruiting certification exam annually
The Director of Compliance will assist in the educational efforts of the athletics compliance office, which includes creating and presenting rules education materials to student-athletes and staff. This position will also use analytical skills to provide timely and accurate interpretations.
5. Other responsibilities will include:
Coordinate on-campus recruiting activities and complimentary admissions for prospective student-athletes
Assist the Assistant AD of Compliance with the submission of various reports
Teach and supervise any compliance practicum/internship students
Be the primary point of contact for the ARMS recruiting software
Assist in investigating and reporting violations via RSRO
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree is required and a Master’s degree in a related field is preferred.
Qualified candidates must have experience working in NCAA rules compliance with preference given to DI experience.
The qualified candidate should have experience using a recruiting software as well.
The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, demonstrated interpersonal skills, and be an organized individual who can work well with others.
Lastly, they must have a demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and an ability to establish a good rapport and effective working relationships with student-athletes, coaches, administrators and staff.
James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.