The Department of Athletics is seeking a highly motivated, organized and dedicated professional for the position of Director of Compliance. The successful candidate will report directly to the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance, Alumni Relations and Strategic Initiatives.
Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois.
This full-time, twelve month position will be responsible for assisting the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance, Alumni Relations and Strategic Initiatives in facilitating Missouri Valley Conference and NCAA rules compliance. The specific duties of the Director of Compliance will include: Assistance with student-athlete financial aid and scholarship awards; Facilitate and monitor Sport Program participation lists, monthly logs and the missed class policy; Coordinate annual review of NCAA, conference, and institutional student-athlete paperwork; Assist with the education of coaches, staff, and constituents regarding NCAA compliance; Monitor Student-Athlete Employment; Assist in the coordination of all aspects of the academic eligibility for Sport Programs; Assist in yearly team meetings; Coordinate the completion and updating NCAA reporting forms; Perform other athletic-related duties assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required; minimum of two years of experience in NCAA compliance or equivalent desired, preferably at the NCAA Division I level; comprehensive understanding and knowledge of NCAA rules, regulations, processes, interpretations, appeals and governance structure desired; knowledge of NCAA technological processes such as CAi and LSDBi preferred; proven ability to relate well to coaches, student-athletes and other constituency groups required; excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to multitask and organizational abilities with high attention to detail required; creative problem solving skills required; ability to work as a member of a team required; research skills required; proficiency in areas of initial, continuing, and transfer eligibility and financial aid preferred; proficiency in playing and practice seasons and recruiting preferred; strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively and tactfully with individuals at all levels required; a willingness to promote and uphold the mission of Bradley Athletics required.
To ensure full consideration qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, current resume and complete contact information for three professional references to email@example.com with the subject line: Director of Compliance. A confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background check. Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.