Central Michigan University, an FBS Member of the Mid-American Conference, is accepting applications for a graduate assistant in the field of athletic compliance (GA). The position aligns with the academic year and the selected GA could serve in the position for up to two years. Compensation for the position is approximately $10,900 in addition to a tuition waiver for up to 20 graduate credit hours per year. As a GA, candidate is required to maintain a minimum of six (6) graduate credits each semester and a minimum of 3.00 cumulative GPA. This position serves as a member of the athletic compliance staff with primary responsibilities that include assisting with the monitoring of: recruiting activities, rules education efforts, complimentary competition admissions as well as other duties as assigned.
Candidates must send their resume, cover letter and list of references to Faithe Ways at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4/30/21. Expected start date is August 2021. For more information about our department, please visit our website at www.cmuchippewas.com.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, ability to assist in developing rules education content, ability to assist in monitoring recruiting activities, willingness to assist coaches and student-athletes with compliance related concerns, excellent communication and organizational skills, great attention to detail, knowledge of and commitment to following NCAA, conference and university rules & regulations, and acceptance to a CMU graduate program (on-campus or online). As working in collegiate athletics is not limited to a traditional work week or hours, candidates must be willing to work some nights and weekends. Additionally, we are seeking candidates willing to expend extra effort to obtain a meaningful and impactful graduate assistantship experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in a Division I or II compliance office and working with compliance software (LSDBi, Compliance Assistant and ARMS).
About Central Michigan University
Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 19,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the c...lassroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city’s central location in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).