Athletics Integrity Officer
The Pennsylvania State University is seeking an outstanding individual with exceptional strategic, operational and interpersonal capabilities to join the University's leadership team. The Athletics Integrity Officer will report to the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. The Athletics Integrity Officer will be responsible for collaborating with the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance in developing and implementing policies, procedures, practices, and training designed to ensure compliance by the University's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (Athletics Department) with all applicable NCAA, Big Ten, and University rules and regulations. The Athletics Integrity Officer will also be responsible for review and oversight of matters related to the compliance and ethical obligations of the Athletics Department, including analyzing the Athletics Department related to risks and where appropriate, overseeing internal or external investigations. The Athletics Integrity Officer shall be responsible for oversight and monitoring of the Athletics Department's compliance with the NCAA Constitution and Bylaws and the principles regarding institutional control, responsibility, ethical conduct and integrity reflected in the NCAA Constitution and Bylaws and Big Ten Handbook and shall be responsible for all reporting obligations under the Athletics Integrity Agreement. The Athletics Integrity Officer will deliver regular reports to the Board of Trustees Legal and Compliance Committee and will support the mission of Penn State and provide the highest quality service and support to the University and its many stakeholders. The Athletics Integrity Officer will be responsible for supporting the University's Title IX efforts within the Athletics Department. The Athletics Integrity Officer will act as an independent, confidential and trusted advisor to the Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses on intercollegiate athletics programs at the Commonwealth Campuses. In this role, the Athletics Integrity Officer will have management and oversight responsibility for the Commonwealth Campuses Athletic Administrator and all operations related to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSUAC). The Athletics Integrity Officer will have many of the following experience and qualities successful experience leading and managing a large and complex setting; experience in supporting governing boards, and in working with committees or subgroups on matters of compliance; interaction with or understanding of intercollegiate athletics; extraordinary ability to work on a senior team as a listener, contributor, collaborator, mediator, and change handler interacting with all constituencies in a higher education research institution; decisive leader who exercised good judgement under pressure; knowledge of higher education and athletic practices, regulations, compliance, and accrediting agencies, understanding of the importance of commitment to an fostering of strong relationships with all University and external constituents; excellent oral and written skills; respect for and understanding of mission-driven institutions; understanding of the place of the University in the community and Commonwealth; a person of honesty and integrity; motivator with high energy and courage; a strong communicator who is persuasive, inclusive, and engaging; ability to diffuse and resolve conflict; ability to explain difficult issues to multiple constituents; ability to work with abstract and concrete variables; ability to manage a variety of competing demands. Position typically requires a Baccalaureate degree, advanced degree preferred, with ten to fifteen years' experience working in an education, athletics, government, or corporate compliance role. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver's license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required. In addition, due to the financial and fiduciary responsibilities of this position, successful completion of a credit history check will be required in addition to standard background checks.
CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/ , which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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