This position is a 12-month full-time appointment during the 2021-2023 academic years, reporting directly to the Assistant Director of Athletics. The responsibilities of the Coordinator for NCAA Compliance- DAPER Intern include but are not limited to: assisting with NCAA compliance responsibilities, such as creating compliance education, updating and tracking. Additional responsibilities within DAPER will include various short-term projects for respective units, as well as assistance with general administrative duties such as support with physical education and wellness, student-athlete leadership development programming, event management, and other department-wide duties as assigned.
Responsibility to develop educational materials that promote a culture of compliance and to assist with existing policies, processes and reports including but not limited to:
Student-athlete eligibility certification, roster management, tracking NCAA mandated sexual assault prevention education, charging and tracking seasons of eligibility, preparing and documenting hardship waivers for review and submittal to NEWMAC, updating and maintaining student-athlete portal and forms
Update MIT Compliance Manual
Contribute to NCAA reports (Demographic Report, Graduation Success Rate)
Monitor recruiting activities
Assist with monitoring compliance and eligibility systems and processes
Document internal compliance polices and processes
Other duties as assigned
DAPER Intern (40%):
Engage in the planning and execution of various short-term projects across all areas of DAPER, which include, but are not limited to policy development, administrative support, communications/marketing, event management, and student-athlete development/welfare.
Provide administrative support for Physical Education and Wellness, which includes but is not limited to: assist with first year swim test and quarterly day one start-up, conduct quarterly and seasonal grade audits, compile quarterly assessment data, utilize Filemaker to review course completion plan, assist with data entry in PE REG, and track seniors who have not completed the PE&W General Institute Requirement.
Assist with the coordination and operation of home athletics competitions and events, which include providing support for conference and NCAA championships.
Assist in the development of department-wide initiatives/education to enhance student-athlete development and diversity and inclusion efforts- which includes providing analysis of student-athlete climate survey results and make recommendations for future programming.
Assist in the implementation of recommendations developed by the DAPER Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee. Collaborate with the ADID to strengthen partnerships with other MIT offices that focus on DEI and interact with senior members of DSL
Update and centralize DAPER policies and procedures manual, as well as update Athletics hiring guide to reflect DEI best practices in conjunction with Division of Student Life (DSL) Human Resources/MIT Human Resources
Other duties as assigned.
Supervision is received by the Assistant Athletic Director.
CONTACTS REQUIRED TO PERFORM DUTIES:
MIT Athletics Department contacts include Physical Education & Wellness, Sports Administration, DAPER Communications, Promotions and Marketing, Sports Medicine, Sport Performance, Equipment, Facilities.
MIT contacts include LGBTQ+ Services, Office of Multicultural Programs, SPXCE Intercultural Center
To apply, please send resume, cover letter, names and contact information of three references to:
Brittany Bresley – Search Chair
Assistant Director of Athletics, Compliance and Student-Athlete Development
MIT is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. Massachusetts Institute of Technology is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive culture to best support our student-athletes. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required
Previous experience in athletics is preferred
Strong organizational and communications skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Experience with compliance and eligibility management software or management database system desirable.
Passion for diversity, inclusion and equity required, work experience related to diversity and inclusion preferred.
Accuracy and attention to detail are essential skills
Must exhibit tact, maturity and sound judgment in handling confidential information.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required; as are proficient writing skills
A flexible approach to the working environment is necessary as some weekend and evening work will be required.
MIT supports one of the broadest intercollegiate athletic programs in the world. With 33 varsity sports, MIT provides the most intercollegiate offerings among Division III institutions in America. MIT's primary league affiliation lies with the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) as a Division III member of the NCAA, while the Engineers' rowing programs compete at the Division I level.