Assistant Director for Compliance Services

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Assistant Director for Compliance Services

Stanford University

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Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation:

Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletic program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 127 NCAA championship titles, completed an unpresented sweep of both the men's and women's Capital One Cups, and have brought home the Learfield Director's Cup for 24 straight years. We support nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on 36 intercollegiate athletics teams and also support the university's physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, “The DAPER Way” are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage, and Work Cohesively.

Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you!

The Assistant Director for Compliance Services works cooperatively with athletic department staff, coaches, and student-athletes to provide advice and information on compliance-related matters as well as to resolve and monitor compliance-related issues. This position will serve as a lead for NCAA Bylaw 17 (Playing & Practice Seasons) and Bylaw 20 (Division Membership) and will work under the direction of the Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance Services.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Run the day-to-day compliance operations for a select number of sport programs, ensuring compliance with all NCAA bylaws, including but not limited to the following areas:
    • Bylaw 11: coaching/staff limitations and tracking; coaches recruiting exams
    • Bylaw 12: agents; student-athlete employment; promotional activities; seasons of competition; participation with pro teams
    • Bylaw 13: recruiting materials; contacts and evaluations tracking; official and unofficial visits; NLIs; publicity approval; camps and clinics; precollege expenses
    • Bylaw 14: initial, transfer and continuing eligibility; eligibility waivers; full-time enrollment; roster management
    • Bylaw 15: athletic aid limits
    • Bylaw 16: complimentary tickets; travel per diem; team entertainment; occasional meals; meals incidental; awards; benefits; Student Assistance Fund
    • Bylaw 17: CARA, RARA, playing season, TMP, foreign tour; outside competition
    • Bylaw 20: sport sponsorship tracking
  • Serve as the Bylaw 17 (Playing & Practice Seasons) and Bylaw 20 (Division Membership) subject matter expert within the compliance office; will be responsible for keeping team members informed on current legislation within the bylaw and apprised of upcoming deadlines relative to Bylaw 17 and Bylaw 20 matters.
  • Oversee the execution of CPR, AED, 1st Aid tracking.
  • Assist with rules education programming.
  • Assist with providing NCAA and PAC-12 rules interpretations.
  • Assist with research and preparation of NCAA legislative waivers as deemed applicable.
  • Assist with investigation and preparation of rules violation reports.
  • Assist with fiscal monitoring of Compliance Services budget and budgetary decisions.
  • Serve as the compliance liaison to other DAPER units as assigned.
  • Co-lead the annual submission of Sport Sponsorship & Demographics Report.
  • Prepare reports as assigned.

To be successful in this role you will bring:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and concurrently advance multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.

In addition, preferred qualifications include:
  • Master's degree and/or J.D.
  • Previous experience in NCAA Athletics Department

DAPER's Integrity:

This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford's intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for ensuring that his/her/their involvement with Athletic Department activities maintains the integrity of the University's reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his/her/their job.

Why Stanford is for you:

Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4121
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: H
  • Requisition ID: 88962


Location: Athletics, Stanford, California, United States
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 4/1/2033
Work Type: Full Time