James Madison University, a Division I member of the NCAA and Colonial Athletic Association is seeking a Compliance Graduate Assistant. A full tuition waiver is available for the 2019-2020 academic year to include up to 18 graduate credits. An assistantship stipend will also be provided. Assistantship dates are 9 months, approximately from August 1, 2019 to May 7, 2020 and may be renewed for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Duties include but are not limited to: monitoring playing and practice seasons (Bylaw 17); monitoring and approving camp and clinics, assisting with distribution of required paperwork for prospective and current student-athletes; maintaining accurate rosters for 18 sports and accurate NCAA squad lists, creating rules education materials; assisting with rules education program; updating the compliance manuals, coordinating staff meeting agendas, being a liaison for coaches for the FrontRush compliance software; and other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree is required. Preference will be given to candidates with previous NCAA compliance experience, and/or experience using the FrontRush software, Compliance Assistant, RSRO, or LSDBi. Successful candidates should possess strong organizational, communication and analytical skills. Candidates should possess an interest in having a career in intercollegiate athletics. Candidates must meet university qualifications for enrollment to graduate school. Preference will be given to applicants who are enrolling in a two year graduate program atJMU. It is highly recommended that candidates apply for admission to the JMU Graduate School prior to completing this application.
James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.