This is a full-time, twelve-month position, which reports directly to the Director of Compliance.
This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Compliance with the coordination, implementation, facilitation and oversight of the athletics compliance program. Additionally, this position assists in monitoring the systems established to ensure the department is operating within the bylaws of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Big Sky Conference, and Weber State University (WSU) as well as protects the integrity of the institution against possible violations of these bylaws.
The Compliance Coordinator assists the Director of Compliance with providing compliance oversight for all Department of Athletics staff with a strong emphasis on monitoring all 16 athletic teams sponsored at WSU and the program's respective coaches and non-coaching staff members. This position helps in directing, organizing, and administering, in conjunction with other campus entities, the university's compliance program and applicable university regulations related to academics, eligibility and degree progress, and recruitment monitoring. This position assists in educating department staff, student athletes, student support groups, boosters, and the public regarding NCAA, Big Sky, and WSU rules and regulations.
The primary duty of this position will be supervising the Department's monitoring of compliance with recruiting bylaws. This will include monitoring compliance with legislation pertaining to phone calls, contacts and evaluations, official visits, unofficial visits, and camps and clinics. Other duties will be assigned based on the compliance coordinator's skill set.
In accordance with the principles of NCAA rules compliance, it is understood that any employee who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations.
To apply, please complete the online staff application at https://jobs.weber.edu and attach a cover letter, current resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of applications will begin December 15, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited, four-year college or university. Candidate must submit proof of degree earned through the application system.
Experience in an NCAA athletics compliance office, conference office, or at the NCAA national office.
Seeking applicants with the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: 1. Demonstrate outstanding oral and written communication skills. 2. Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds. 3. Must have the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with staff, faculty, coaches, student athletes, and administrators. 4. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 5. Must be able to work in a time sensitive and occasionally pressured environment. 6. Possess an attitude that fosters a respectful, non-threatening workplace environment. 7. Ability to accept a flexible work schedule that includes nights and weekends. 8. Work effectively with a variety of individuals and organizations. 9. Demonstrate an extreme attention to detail. 10. Must be able to organize tasks and set priorities. 11. Must have total commitment to the adherence of NCAA, Big Sky Conference, and institutional regulations.
Preferred Qualifications include: 1. Juris doctor or master's degree in a related field 2. Two years of experience in a NCAA Division I institutional compliance office, conference office, or at the NCAA national office. 3. National Association of Athletics Compliance certification 4. Experience with job-¬related software such as JumpForward, Banner, and NCAA web applications.
WSU, founded in 1889, is a large public university located in Northern Utah, with over 24,000 students and 1,300 faculty and staff. The University offers a broad range of undergraduate programs and selected professionally-oriented master degree programs. It is located in a spectacular setting on the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains and is minutes away from world class cultural and recreational... opportunities. WSU is a founding member of the Big Sky Conference and competes in 16 NCAA Division I level sports. WSU athletics has a rich tradition of excellence on the fields of competition and in the classroom.