Assistant - Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance
The University of Bridgeport invites applicants for the role of Assistant - Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance. This position serves in a leadership capacity within the Athletics Department and works in conjunction with the Vice President of Admission & Athletics to provide oversight of the day-to-day operation and strategic leadership and vision to the Department.
Flexibility with regard to work schedule; evenings and weekends is required.
Develops and implements policies, procedures, and organizational structure that ensures administrative and operational effectiveness;
Maintain the NCAA IRL list for all prospective student athletes;
Monitor all official visits of prospective student athletes;
Issuing of all National Letter of Intents for qualified prospective student athletes;
Coordinate with the Faculty Athletic Representative the coaches recruiting exam, annual student-athlete; surveys and other material as defined by the NCAA;
Report any institutional violations to the conference office and/or the NCAA;
Submit NCAA waivers for either prospective student athletes or current student athletes;
Communicates and educates NCAA rules with the athletic department staff, student athletes and key departments on campus;
Maintain the NCAA squad lists for each team with continuous review throughout the year to confirm eligibility;
Provides budget management for select teams and areas;
Hires, trains, and supervises staff and students;
Provides select team oversight and coaching supervision;
Oversees the strength & conditioning or athletic training areas;
Assist the Title IX Coordinator in ensuring Title IX compliance in Athletics and related inquiries and/or investigations;
Represent Athletics on University committees as assigned;
3-5 years of administrative experience at a college or in a sports field including supervisory responsibility.
Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Ability to work nights and weekends as required by the teams' schedules.
Ability to travel with teams when required.
Prior athletics compliance and reporting experience strongly preferred;
Prior investigations experience is desirable.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Analyze and research NCAA bylaws.
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Work cooperatively with coaches, staff, faculty, students and members of the community.
Ability and willingness to support the diversity and equity commitments of the department.
Commitment to academic integrity and compliance with University, conference and NCAA regulations.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to independently manage projects.
Ability to effectively manage budgets.
Experience supervising students and/or staff.
Experience working with diverse student populations.
Ability to respond to unique student needs/situations.
The University of Bridgeport is committed to building a diverse university community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Bridgeport is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the University of Bridgeport to prohibit discrimination in admissions, educational programs and employment, and in the provision of services on the basis of legally protected class characteristics (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment), or any other unlawful factor. Protected class characteristics include race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, creed, ancestry, workplace hazards to reproductive systems, sex (gender identity, gender expression, sexual harassment), marital status, civil union status, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, national origin, physical/mental/learning disability, veteran status and any other group protected by civil rights laws.