Associate Athletic Director
Associate Athletic Director - Compliance and Student Development
The College of New Jersey invites applications for Associate Athletic Director - Compliance and Student Development. This is a 12-month full time position that resides in the Athletic Department within the Division of Student Affairs. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of Athletics.
The Associate AD for Compliance & Student Development is responsible for managing the department's compliance and eligibility processes and ensuring the department's adherence to all NCAA, NJAC and TCNJ rules and regulations. Job responsibilities include administering annual compliance presentations, and rules education programming. This position works with a variety of internal and external constituents to develop educational, leadership and support programming for student-athletes, and to research, identify and solicit student-athletes for participation in leadership, career, internship and education programming offered by the NCAA and other organizations. Additionally, this position also serves as the advisor for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and the department's Leadership Fellow/Lions Leading Lions Program.
As a member of the Director of Athletics leadership team, this position holds game management responsibilities, sport administration duties and manages ticketing and concessions for all home events. The Associate AD for Compliance & Student Development is also responsible for planning and executing the TCNJ Hall of Fame, Student-Athlete Orientation and Student-Athlete Senior Banquet.
The College of New Jersey Athletic Department strives for excellence in providing a nationally competitive athletic and academic experience. We support the well-rounded student-athlete by developing the student-athlete academically, athletically and socially in preparation for life after college. We aim to recruit, advance and graduate student-athletes who are committed to personal growth, character development, serving the greater good of the campus and community, and embracing the ideals of the NCAA Division III Philosophy. The College of New Jersey provides equitable opportunities for men and women to participate in nationally competitive athletic programs under the guidelines of the New Jersey Athletic Conference and the NCAA.
Education and/or Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree required, Master's degree preferred
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Strong knowledge of NCAA DIII compliance and eligibility
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy
- 3 years' experience in athletics compliance, college athletics or related field
Work Environment and Physical Demands:
- Fast paced, collaborative and goal oriented environment
- Positive and can do attitude necessary to complete responsibilities
- Ability to sit at a computer for up to an hour at a time.
- Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.
Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.