Trinity College in Hartford CT, an NCAA Division III, liberal arts college in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), is seeking to fill a full-time, Coordinator of Compliance and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Trinity sponsors 30 varsity teams and supports over 700 varsity student-athletes.
The Trinity College Department of Athletics is committed to creating a community of belonging, acceptance, respect, and understanding of differences for our entire athletic family. In addition to the Athletics Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Committee, which meets on a weekly basis and is comprised of administrators, coaches, student-athletes, and other campus partners, the department focuses affecting change in our community and the broader Trinity student body in order to create safe spaces for underrepresented and marginalized groups, dismantle systemic racism, and develop allyship through dedicated education, training, dialogue, and action.
Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 48 states and 71 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.
Athletics is within the Division of Student Success and Enrollment Management (SSEM). The SSEM team engages students in a cohesive, integrated, and exceptional experience from recruitment through graduation to career formation. We seek individuals who appreciate rich complexities of diverse perspectives; who create a healthy environment that values self-challenge and growth, and who cultivate a culture of curiosity in a community of learners. We seek those who enjoy listening to and working with students holistically, helping them navigate transitions; who appreciate the momentary foibles of college students and help them realize they can get up if/when they fall; who help bring out students’ better selves. We seek those who strive to help students find the balance of freedom and responsibility, independence and interdependence; who see an opportunity in problems to find solutions, and to build rapport and connection. We seek those who see this realm of higher education as an individual and collective enterprise.
Duties and responsibilities will include:
Management of department’s software resources, ARMS and Teamworks
Assist in roster management duties and communication of changes to all constituents
Assist in completion of NCAA compliance and eligibility forms
Monitoring Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) activities
Coordinate tracking and documentation of official visits according to athletic department policy
Participate in research to issue interpretations of NCAA & NESCAC rules
Assist in preparation for compliance education for the athletic department and/or college constituents
Run reports throughout the year to monitor and track academic eligibility, honors, and awards.
Assist in producing the annual NCAA Sports Sponsorship & Demographic Report
Assist in coordinating Student-Athlete Welfare programming in areas such as: Sexual Violence Prevention, Alcohol and Other Drug use, Nutrition, Mental Health and Leadership
Participate in SAAC and other student-athlete group meetings and associated activities
Assist in coordinating community service opportunities for student-athletes
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Coordination
Assist with management of Athletics Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee
Coordinate Athletics DEI initiatives, including outside speakers and consultants, as well as student-athlete and staff education
Support NCAA Athletics Diversity and Inclusion Designee
Participate in Athletics of Color Coalition (ACC) and other student-athlete group meetings and associated activities
Assists with hosting of NESCAC Future Leaders Conference for rising administrators
Administer contest contracts (includes execution for both home and away events)
Assist in home event management
Assist in hosting conference and NCAA championships as assigned to Trinity
Assists with departmental wellness initiatives and wellness requirement administration
Other duties on an ad hoc basis as assigned by senior management in the Athletic Department
Bachelor’s degree required. Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and computer skills. Candidate should be considering a career in college athletics.
Master’s degree preferred, along with experience in higher education and collegiate athletics, working in sports administration or event management, managing complex tasks where attention to detail is essential to success. Experience in compliance, data management, or comparable also preferred.
All applicants must apply online by submitting their resume and cover letter as well as list 3 references. In your cover letter, please also address how you would foster and promote an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Letters of application should be addressed to Drew Galbraith, Director of Athletics.
For optimal consideration, please submit your application material by August 14, 2021.
About Trinity College
Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. It is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.