Director or Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance / Basketball
Posting Number: 20171378S
Position Type: Staff
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: FT/12 Month
Department: 772-Athl - Compliance
Position Summary Under the general direction of the Assistant Athletics Director, oversee the compliance operation for the Division I sports of men's and women's basketball and assist the Athletics Compliance office in administering additional aspects of the compliance program.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities
Process all NCAA waivers and violations.
Issue National Letter of Intent and Grant-in-Aid scholarship letters.
Conduct initial eligibility evaluations on all recruited prospective student-athletes to ensure adherence to NCAA standards.
Oversee all aspects of recruiting.
Monitor and approve official and unofficial visits.
Oversee approval process for camps and clinics.
Coordinate the usage of recruiting software (JumpForward).
Produce, send and ensure receipt of transfer release and permission to contact letters.
Monitor and approve prospective student-athlete ticket requests.
Prepare, organize, and administer a comprehensive NCAA rules education program for athletics staff, student-athletes, boosters/alumni and staff outside of athletics.
Provide NCAA and Big East rules interpretations for coaches, student-athletes, athletic department staff, constituency groups, boosters, and the Villanova community.
Review and approve all activities involving student-athletes and promotional activities, employment, and other requests.
Review and monitor Athletic Development, Athletic Communication and Marketing activities to ensure consistent compliance.
Serve as the Athletics Compliance Office lead for all sports in the areas of NCAA Bylaws 12 (Amateurism and Athletics Eligibility) & 16 (Awards, Benefits, and Expenses).
Develop and implement the Elite Prospective Student-Athlete and Elite Student-Athlete Education and Monitoring program.
Serve as the Athletics Compliance Office liaison for the Athletic Business Office, Travel Coordinator, Villanova Athletic Fund, and Alumni Association in order to ensure compliance with NCAA bylaws.
Bachelors Degree required.
3-4 years of experience in sports administration, specifically in both compliance and basketball administration/operations.
Working knowledge of NCAA rules.
Working knowledge of the collegiate basketball landscape as it relates to NCAA/Conference/Institutional bylaws and regulations.
Must possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to perform accurate, detailed work under time pressures. Strong interpersonal communication skills combined with the ability to interact with diverse groups.
Proficiency with personal computer applications and comfortable with various computer programs (Microsoft Office, Excel, LSDBi, JumpForward, Teamworks).
Masters Degree in Sport Administration or related field or Law Degree preferred.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours
Flexibility to travel extensively and work nights and weekends.
Special Message to Applicants
Posting Date: 05/18/2017
Closing Date (12am ET):
Open Until Filled:
Salary Posting Information: Commensurate with experience.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.