The Liberty University Athletics Department is accepting applications for a Compliance Graduate Assistantship position. This paid 20 hour/week position will provide practical experience in the field of Division I-FBS Athletics Compliance. The 2-year assistantship will cover various aspects of NCAA, conference and institutional compliance with an emphasis on monitoring. The GA will work closely with full-time staff and gain experience in recruiting, eligibility, financial aid, awards and benefits, playing and practicing seasons, interpretations, education and administrative roles as needed.
Applications will be reviewed beginning May 15th and position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. Submit a letter of interest and resume to Heather LaFon, Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance, Liberty University, firstname.lastname@example.org
This is an entry level assistantship intended for professional development of applicants who have a vested interested in athletics compliance. Candidates must demonstrate excellent written and verbal skills as well as an understanding of and commitment to confidentiality in their work. Candidates must be motivated to learn, demonstrate the ability to prioritize assignments, and work collaboratively with the compliance staff. The candidate must have an earned baccalaureate degree and be admitted to a full-time graduate program at Liberty University effective Fall 2018.
About Liberty University
Liberty University is a distinctively Christian university located in Lynchburg, VA. The Athletics Department sponsors 20 NCAA Division I sports as a member of the Big South Conference and FBS (Independent). The University has 15,000 residential students and over 90,000 online students. Founded in 1971, the University’s mission “to produce Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills required to impact tomorrow’s world” is carried out daily through the students, faculty and staff. More information about Liberty University, Liberty Athletics, and Lynchburg, VA is available at www.liberty.edu.