Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
The University of Illinois at Chicago, a member of the Horizon League who competes at the Division I level is accepting applications for a Full-Time (12 Month) position as Associate Athletic Director – Compliance. This position maintains institutional compliance with NCAA, Horizon League, and university regulations for student-athletes, coaches, institution staff members and representatives of UIC’s athletic interests. Job responsibilities include: • Obtain and maintain records to ensure that all student-athletes (including transfer students) are eligible to participate in intercollegiate athletics programs by working with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Eligibility Center in processing the eligibility requirements of freshmen student-athletes and junior college transfers and processing and certifying the continuing eligibility of current student-athletes. • Ensure that the University’s athletics programs are in compliance with NCAA rules and regulations governing financial aid to student-athletes by working cooperatively with the office of Student Financial Aid in monitoring all financial aid awarded to student-athletes, including initial athletically-related aid and renewable athletically-related aid, as well as income from additional sources of countable aid. • Provide relevant compliance interpretation independently and bylaw updates as needed regarding NCAA and Horizon League rules to Athletics Coaches and Staff. • Act as the institutional liaison and manage aspects of a departmental compliance program. • Collect and analyze reports to ensure that the University’s athletics programs are in compliance with NCAA rules and regulations governing recruiting, amateurism, awards and benefits, playing and practice seasons, and sports camps and clinics. • Educate Booster Club donors and sponsors, leadership, and general individuals about NCAA rules and regulations governing such activities, monitoring the Booster Clubs’ involvement while producing a compliance brochure. • Collect data on intercollegiate athletics program for all related NCAA, Horizon League and University reports. • Maintain the compliance policy and procedures manual. • Participate in various community service projects and committees representing the University and the Athletic Department. • Complete reports analyzing NCAA Academic Progress Rates (APR). • Monitor student athlete academic progress rates (APR) for reporting to the NCAA with reference to the Athletic Department obtaining funds from the newly established Academic Unit. • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned. For fullest considerations, apply online using the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=110112&job=associate-director-compliance-athletics by February 19, 2019. Faxed, emailed or mailed copies of resumes will not be accepted as an application for this opening. If you wish to apply, you must complete the online application and upload all necessary and relevant documents. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
A Bachelor's degree is required; Master’s degree (Sports Administration) preferred. Law Degree (specializing in Sport Law) preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required. A minimum of two years of NCAA compliance experience required. Strong interpersonal, management and communication skills.
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