To assist Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Academics in ensuring compliance with NCAA Division I rules and regulations. To assist with providing ongoing education to coaches, students, and University staff on NCAA rules.
Serves as a representative of a distinctively Christian University displaying courtesy, tact, consideration, and discretion in all interactions with other members of the HBU community and with the public.
Proactively monitors and educates athletic department and University personnel to ensure compliance with NCAA rules.
Analyzes and evaluates prospective-student-athlete initial eligibility, transfer eligibility, and continuing eligibility.
Conversant with NCAA platforms such as the Eligibility Center, Compliance Assistant, and LSDBi portals, in addition to Banner, Recruiter, and recruiting monitoring services for record keeping and monitoring.
Tracks continuing eligibility to proactively identify potential APR issues and provide solutions.
Assists in providing rules interpretations, monitoring playing and practice seasons.
Strong knowledge and understanding of NCAA and Southland Conference rules, processes, and sports.
Strong writing and oral communication skills, capable of interacting thoughtfully and considerately with student-athletes, coaches, administrators, peers at other institutions, the NCAA, prospective student-athletes and their families.
Other duties and Responsibilities:
Assist the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance and Academics, Director of Academics, and Athletic Director with projects as needed.
Regularly interacts with departmental, University, Southland Conference, and NCAA constituents.
Must follow all NCAA and conference rules
Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred in an area related to the position (i.e. sports management, law, business, education). Proficient in Word and Excel. Must be able to travel as necessary. Must be able to work 40+ hours per week as the schedule demands. Must be able to communicate with various constituencies in person, via phone, and by email.
Physical Demands: Must be able to sit for long periods at a desk. In exercising these functions the employee must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. occasionally and up to 10 lbs. regularly.
Working Conditions and Environment: Typical office conditions apply primarily, , the employee may occasionally work in outside weather conditions and be physically active. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.