Director of Compliance & Student Services


Job Location Normal, Il 61790

Posting date 03-30-2018

General Summary
The Director of Compliance is tasked with constant application of NCAA Bylaws to ambiguous and complex situations. Knowledge, interpretation, and expert advisement of the correct/allowed course of action is 100% necessary in each and every interaction with a coach (50+ individuals), student-athlete (480+), staff member (100+), external booster (unlimited), etc. On a daily basis, this individual provides interpretation, on average to 30 individuals ranging from the Athletic Director and Head Coaches to standard office personnel. The potential ramifications of an improper interpretation could have devastating impacts on students, employees, the department and ultimately the University's reputation. This individual is expected to be fluent in all aspects (bylaws) of the annually revised, NCAA manual. This duty requires a high-level ability to research and respond to rules interpretation requests. It is imperative of this individual to use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and implementing long-range program improvements.

Required Qualifications
1. Bachelor's degree.
2. A minimum of one full year's experience (at full-time employee status) working in detail with Division I NCAA rules and regulations (this includes interpretation and application of rules and regulations) at a Division I member institution, conference office, or national office.
3. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Desired Qualifications
1. Master's degree.
2. A minimum of two years' experience (at full-time employee status) working in detail with Division I NCAA rules and regulations (this includes interpretation and application of rules and regulations) at a Division I member institution, conference office, or national office.


Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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