This position directs and manages the research process for possible national membership for the Athletics department. Position will monitor to insure current program’s are in compliance with NCAA bylaws and guidelines. Position will also coordinate all operations, GLIAC and all other national affiliated conferences compliance issues associated with the administration of the University’s athletic programs. These responsibilities are performed in an ethical manner consistent with the University’s mission, vision, and values which include diversity, equity and inclusion.
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Counsel and instruct all student-athletes on pertinent rules to their programs, to ensure full comprehension and understanding by all team members. Administer the student-athletes guidelines and the drug test consent forms to all student athletes. Provide follow-up instruction and education to those student athletes subsequently found in violation of any pertinent rules.
Collect, review and evaluate information related to coaches’ recruiting of athletes to ensure compliance with rules. Advise coaches of violations, recommend future courses of action to remain in compliance with GLIAC and National Office affiliations.
Research and investigate any reported or suspected instances of rules violations. Recommend and/or administer appropriate penalties.
Coordinate and/or provide administrative support for coaches of all sports teams, attend practices, attend home and away games and conference championships as appropriate to represent the department. Assess administrative needs and helping evaluate the coaches.
Represent the Athletics department by participating or chairing committees as needed.
Develop policies and procedures to comply with conference rules and regulations. Communicate the policies and procedures, monitor ongoing activity, direct and recommend action to correct deficiencies and prepare various reports.
Provide written and oral guidance, assistance and interpretation (develop and update Coaching Procedures Manual) to the university administration, coaches, staff, and student athletes.
Monitor student financial aid eligibility and other conference reports. Ensure athletic scholarships and financial aid are awarded properly and within the rules of the GLIAC conference and any other national conference we may be affiliated with now and in the future.
Represent the University at conference meetings concerning institutional compliance.
Participate in community service projects as a representative of the university/athletic department.
Provides compliance program support and develop recommendations/conclusions for matters concerning student-athlete recruiting, rules education and eligibility.
Assist in development and delivery of rules education seminar for coaches and athletes.
Works with National office and various campus offices on initial and continuing eligibility certification of student-athletes.
Prepares the Title IX Equity in Athletics Report.
Assist in recruitment process and activities pertaining to the recruitment of any student athlete.
Works closely with the Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR) on academic issues.
Makes recommendations and supports any programs to ensure acceptable academic progress.
Works collaboratively with Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC).
Understand and abide by all external and internal regulations and policies. This includes NCAA, GLIAC and national affiliations associated within athletics or other role specific regulations.
Provides GREAT customer service, anticipating and exceeding the needs of our customers.
Demonstrate and promote the University Cultural Values.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor Degree in related required, Master’s Degree or equivalent in Athletic Administration preferred.
Three to five years related experience at the NCAA level.
Additional Salary Information: As a full-time team member, you will be eligible for a robust array of benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 403(b) with 10% employer contribution, tuition remission, generous paid-time-off, life insurance, disability, flexible work arrangements, professional development opportunities and more.
Internal Number: Req1681
Davenport University is a private university located in Grand Rapids Michigan. Davenport aspires to be renowned as a quality institution of higher education that understands the market better than any other institution. Davenport's athletic department sponsors 20 plus varsity athletic programs. Davenport is a member of NCAA DII and a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (GLIAC). In addition, Davenport University offers an array of non-varsity sports at the institution.