Responsibilities The University of Akron, A Division I Institution (FBS) and member of the Mid-American Conference is seeking applicants for the position of Director for Compliance. This position is responsible for assisting in the administration of a comprehensive compliance program that includes rules education, monitoring, reporting and general support of the compliance efforts of all student-athletes, staff and external constituents. Other primary responsibilities include: providing administrative support to the Compliance Office; relieving supervisor from select compliance initiatives in the areas of monitoring and rules education; managing system of distribution of student-athlete, post eligibility and auxiliary student athletics aid; preparing and executing paperwork for prospective student-athletes, current students-athletes, coaches and staff and external entities; supporting Associate AD for Compliance in developing and implementing athletics compliance policies and procedures; developing and implementing educational initiatives for student-athletes, staff and external constituents; providing support in the implementation and maintenance of the athletics compliance database, its workflows, and other functions; monitoring institutional recruiting systems, including, but not limited to, coach recruiting activities and acting as a liaison in the process of admitting incoming students-athletes and certifying their eligibility; and other duties as assigned by Associate AD for Compliance or the athletics leadership team.
Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree and a minimum of one (1) year working experience in an NCAA Athletics Department with a minimum of 6 months in NCAA Compliance. Basic computer knowledge including capabilities in word processing, spreadsheet and database software packages. Strong interpersonal, problem-solving and research skills required. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be flexible in evolving compliance landscapes.
Compensation and Benefits The compensation for this position commensurates with experience and qualifications.
The University of Akron offers a competitive total compensation package comprised of a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits for eligible employees including medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, and paid leave of absences including time off for illness, vacation, and maternity or paternity leave. In addition, eligible employees and their dependents are provided tuition remission. All staff, contract professionals, and eligible non-bargaining unit faculty have the option to request a Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA). The University of Akron participates in state retirement systems and offers alternative retirement options with competitive employer contributions. Optional investment opportunities are available including deferred compensation programs (403(b) and 457(b). Please visit our benefits home page for more information.
About UA The University of Akron is a vibrant community driven by collaboration, partnership, and a steadfast determination to provide opportunity and success to all learners The University of Akron believes diversity is a vital element of an equitable and thriving workplace. A diverse workforce is essential as we strive to create a dynamic academic environment that prepares students to be citizens of the world around them, and as we deepen the value, we place on our connection to the Greater Akron community.
We celebrate the power of uniqueness, and the strength that coalesces when unique voices are heard. We seek to empower employees to lead in their colleges, departments, offices, and divisions. People of all backgrounds work on our campus every day, and we value the contribution of each individual in their commitment to a better University of Akron.
We welcome candidates who are passionate about shaping and inspiring the next generation of thinkers, experts, artists, and leaders. Bound and determined to meet every challenge, we continue to climb, to forge new paths and reach new heights – and we want you to join us. Bring your voice. Bring your uniqueness. Bring you. We are Akron. We rise together.
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Application Instructions To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach a resume and a list of three professional references to your profile. Please include contact information, including email addresses for your professional references.
After submission of your application, return to the "My Activities" link and upload the required documents to your profile under the "Cover Letters and Attachments" section.
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with reference to the minimum and preferred qualifications. This is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. A resume will not be accepted in place of any information requested on the application. For assistance with your application or attachments please call Derek Brown in Human Resources at (330) 972-8402.
Application Deadline Review of applicants will begin November 28, 2022.
For complete position details, visit https://www.uakron.edu/hr/job-openings/openings.dot
Job ID # 13961
Equal Employment Opportunity The University of Akron, as an equal education and employment institution, is committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified individuals in its education programs or activities, including applicants for admissions or employment, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status, or status as a veteran. To further this commitment, the University complies with state and federal laws which prohibit discrimination. Questions or concerns about the administration of this commitment can be directed to the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Office (uakron.edu/hr/eeoaa).
The University also strives to provide an environment free from the negative impacts of gender-based discrimination and harassment as prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Questions about Title IX can be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education or both. For more information on Title IX at the University of Akron, including how to contact the Title IX Coordinator, how to file a complaint under Title IX with the University or the Title IX process at the University of Akron, please visit the University’s Title IX page at uakron.edu/title-ix/at-uakron.
Ohio is State of Residence It is the expectation of the University of Akron that all work performed as an employee of the University will be performed in Ohio.
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.
With nearly 26,000 students and more than 300 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate and law degree programs, UA offers career-focused and experiential learning that defines the polytechnic approach to education.
UA brings together diverse disciplines in ways that provide students with life-long skills, internships and co-ops, opportunities for academic research, study abroad, on-campus student employment and service projects designed for diverse groups of learners, including full-time, part-time and online students, veterans, and adults returning to the classroom.