The Assistant Director of Compliance reports to the Sr. 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.
*Willingness and ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
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:
Supervise all aspects of a subset of sports associated with Bylaw(s) 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, and 20. Provide rules education, rules interpretations and other necessary services to a subset of sports, liaison groups, and to internal and external constituents. Complete and submit request for waivers of NCAA and Big Ten rules, where necessary.
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.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to work in a dynamic fast paced environment and manage stressful situations.
Master’s degree or higher preferred.
Experience working in an athletics compliance office.
Experience with Compliance Assistant, ARMS, and Teamworks software.
Knowledge of rules and regulations of the NCAA, Big Ten Conference and/or Northwestern University.
Northwestern 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 opportunities for learnin...g. To that end, Northwestern University actively seeks women, minorities, veterans, and disabled persons for employment and promotion throughout the University.
The Northwestern Work Environment. Our 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.
Northwestern offers many benefit options to full and part-time employees including: Competitive compensation, Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, Tuition reimbursement, Pre-tax transit options, Professional development opportunities, Vacation, sick, and holiday pay, Excellent retirement plans, Work/Life balance and resources, Dependent care match, Faculty-Staff Assistance Program. We also provide employees with access to an abundance of recreational, cultural, and enrichment opportunities that take place on and off campus.