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Assistant Director of Athletic Compliance

Evanston, IL, USA

Northwestern University

About the Role

Specific Responsibilities:

Supervise all aspects of a subset of sports associated with Bylaw(s) 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, and 20. Provide rules education, rules interpretations and other necessary services to a subset of sports, liaison groups, and to internal and external constituents. Complete and submit request for waivers of NCAA and Big Ten rules, where necessary.
Maintain student-athlete files/records for the Athletics Compliance Office, ensuring that all required NCAA and Big Ten documentation is up-to-date and preserved according to the institution’s document retention policy.
Complete and submit requests for waivers of NCAA and Big Ten rules, where necessary.
Travel with the institution's sports programs to select away and postseason competition, as necessary.

Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)

Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience
Minimum 1-year experience in a collegiate athletics department as a coach or administrator
Professional verbal and written communication skills
Ability to teach diverse groups of individuals about NCAA compliance issues
Ability to work in a dynamic fast paced environment and manage stressful situations
Ability to handle multiple tasks at once and meet deadlines
Strong organizational and time management skills


About the Company

Job Summary:

The Compliance Assistant Athletics reports to the Sr. Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and is responsible for assisting with the education and enforcement of NCAA, Big Ten Conference and Northwestern University rules and regulations for student-athletes, coaches, staff members, and donors.

Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

Responsible for adhering to all Department and University policies and procedures, as well as the rules, regulations, bylaws and interpretations of the Big Ten Conference and the NCAA.

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