The Assistant Director of Compliance serves as a member of the Department of Athletics Compliance Office that is committed to fostering the standard of institutional control for the University’s NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics program, which consists of 17 sports and 440+ student-athletes. The position reports to the Associate Athletics Director for Administration and Compliance, and works in conjunction with the Department of Athletics to implement NCAA, Atlantic 10, Northeast Conference and Duquesne University regulations.
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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assisting with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the DU Athletics Compliance Office.
Assisting in the preparation and organization of required NCAA and A10/NEC Conference forms and reports.
Assisting with the coordination of department-wide rules education programming by providing information and interpretation of NCAA rules, policies, and regulations for students, coaches, athletic staff and representatives of athletic interests.
Assisting with monitoring efforts in the areas of recruiting activities, student-athlete employment, initial and continuing eligibility, roster management, financial aid, and playing and practice season regulations.
Monitors policies and procedures of camps and clinics.
Assists with the preparation of NCAA squad list, National Letter of Intent program and financial aid agreements.
Monitors complimentary ticket requests and distribution process.
Updates and maintains all institutional student-athlete databases and compliance social media forums.
Processes and/or certifies all requests for donations, promotional activities, NCAA Student-Athlete Special Assistance Funding allocations, and recruiting service clearances.
Serves as a liaison to the institution’s Office of Residence Life.
Various duties and projects as assigned by the Associate Athletic Director for Administration and Compliance.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
2 or more years of experience in a NCAA Division I athletics compliance office.
Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
Alternately, the successful candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Strong computer skills, strong analytical skills, well developed written and oral communication skills and the ability to multitask.
Working knowledge of NCAA online resource database (LSDBi),CA, and current recruiting software.
Commitment to the University’s values of diversity, equity and inclusion, and recognition of the importance of treating each individual with dignity and respect consistent with the University’s Mission. Demonstrated experience with, and understanding of, the broad diversity of the University community (students, faculty, staff and others).
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community.
Ability and willingness to contribute actively to the mission of the University and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.
Duquesne University is a private, coeducational university located on a bluff above downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1878 as a Catholic college by the Order of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne is the largest and most comprehensive Catholic university in Pennsylvania, and the only Spiritan institution of higher education in the world. Duquesne is consistently ranked among America's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and a tradition of academic excellence. A coeducational university on a self-contained campus with dramatic views of Pittsburgh's skyline and rivers, the university has students representing nearly every state in the union and 80 nations. Duquesne has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, and 87 percent of incoming freshman are drawn from the top half of their high school class. Duquesne offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in natural and environmental sciences, leadership, business, nursing, health sciences, pharmacy, law, education, music, and the liberal arts. Duquesne University offers 6 men’s and 11 women’s varsity sports, including NCAA Division I Basketball, (Atlantic 10 Conference), and Division I-FCS football (Northeast Conference). Learn more about our athletics programs at GoDuquesne.com.