Director of Compliance
Posting DetailsPosting Details Position TitleDirector of CompliancePosting Number2019041EP Position Information Classification TitleAsst Athletic Dir-ComplianceWorking TitleDirector-ComplianceClassification Code1997RCW Exemption Criteria13 - Counseling of StudentsEWU Position NumberE99329CUPA Code13.04 - Education Administration & SupervisionFLSAExempt - AdministrativeBargaining Unit PSE% Full Time100Salary / Wage RangeAE - 103Salary Information
Salary range for PSE, Range 103 is
$36,183 – $50,664
This position will be offering a salary between
$36,183 – $39,355, depending on experience.
Eastern Washington University is looking for an Director of Compliance to monitor NCAA legislation, Big Sky Conference Rules and Eastern Washington University policies for the athletic department. The position reports to the Associate Athletic Director of Compliance. The position is Responsible for ensuring the integrity of the Athletic Compliance Department and alignment with the organizational goals of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Eastern Washington University. In the absence of the Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance, the Director of Compliance will become the head individual in charge of ensuring NCAA, Big Sky Conference, and institutional rules are followed.
On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.
The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!
EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.About Eastern Washington University
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.Diversity Statement
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.Conditions of Employment
This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.
This position is covered by the Public School Employees’ Collective Bargaining Agreement.Physical Demands
If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn Conrath at [email protected]Pre-Placement Physical NoHearing Test NoMedical Monitoring Post Hire NoProtective Equipment
- Bachelor’s degree
- Minimum 2 years relevant full-time compliance experience or Graduate Assistant experience required
- Excellent written & oral communication skills with strong attention to detail
- Excellent working knowledge of NCAA Division I rules
- Proficient with Microsoft Office
- Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity
- Experience with LSDBI
- Masters in Sport Management or Law degree
- Working knowledge of ARMS or other compliance software
- Experience creating training and presenting to groups
- Experience working with high school and college age students
Regular, but attendance may be required at athletic events on nights and weekends.Posting Date09/17/2019Open Until Further NoticeNoClosing Date10/02/2019Screening to BeginImmediatelySpecial Instructions to Applicants
1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required minimum qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications. Please include the names, email addresses and phone numbers for 3 professional references in your resume.
3. Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
Maintain a rules education program for athletic coaching staff, administration and staff, university constituencies, current student-athletes, prospective student-athletes, and boosters.
•Coordinate and/or conduct rules meeting on a regular basis with various members of the coaching staffs, student-athletes and administration.
•Provide and create handouts to explain rule changes throughout the academic year.
•Work closely with new coaches as they arrive on campus to be sure they have knowledge of NCAA and Big Sky Conference rules.
•At the beginning of the academic year conduct meetings on complimentary ticket regulations, employment regulations, agent and amateurism legislation, recruitment, extra benefits, boosters regulations, playing and practice season limitations, weekly practice hour limits, and procedures on reporting violations.
•Prepare and conduct monthly compliance education for coaching staffs with support of the Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance.
• Present compliance information yearly to the Eagle Athletic Fund and University foundation.
•As new NCAA publications come out, communicate that out to staff and coaches.
Track and perform initial eligibility assessments of prospective student-athletes to determine if they will meet NCAA standards and meet with unofficial and official visits for prospective student-athletes and advise the prospective student-athlete on high school requirements set by the NCAA.
•Complete initial eligibility transcript evaluations.
•Advice incoming student-athletes on courses, GPA, and test scores needed to be academically cleared by the NCAA once graduated from high school.
•Work with high school advisors to ensure NCAA academic requirements are being meet by prospective student-athletes.
•Act as primary contact for admissions.
•Monitor and complete admissions and initial eligibility incoming prospect report.
•Assist with National Letter of Intent program.
•Assist with initial eligibility waiver process.
Monitor NCAA, Big Sky, and instituional rules and regulations.
•Monitor recruiting logs monthly and phone calls monthly,
•Perform Social Media checks for sport accounts and coaches profiles.
•Monitor recruiting rules and give interpretations on recruiting to institutional staff.
•Distribute and monitor NCAA required paperwork for student-athletes to compete.
•Monitor the NCAA Transfer portal and keep EWU student athlete transfer information up to date.
•Monitor practice limitations for each sport and track and approve Countable Athletic Related Activities.
•Monitor NCAA legislation on staff and student-athlete complimentary tickets.
•Responsible for tracking and monitoring NCAA violations with Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance.
•Help to submit NCAA violations and waivers when needed.
Primary liaison of compliance software ARMS. Maintain the compliance forms that are used within ARMS including recruiting travel, official visits, unofficial visits, awards, camps and clinics, practice and playing seasons, occasional meals, ticket request, and promotional activities.Essential Function IndicatorYes Job Duties % of Time5Responsibility / Duty
Tracking new legislation and researching NCAA interpretations at the direction of the Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance. Help to provide insight and opinion on potential new legislation as it goes through the voting cycle.Essential Function IndicatorYesPosting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Diversity Response
- DD214 Form
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