In accordance with the mission of the Department of Athletics, manages assigned NCAA compliance functions of the department within the guidelines of the NCAA, the BIG EAST Conference, and DePaul University. Helps to ensure the university adheres to principles of institutional control through institutional procedures, education, and monitoring.
What You'll Do:
- Responsible for managing assigned NCAA Compliance functions, and the interpretation of NCAA rules, with a primary focus on the areas of amateurism, recruiting, and playing/practice season (NCAA Bylaws 12, 13, and 17).
- 12: Coordinate the department’s NIL LEGACY Program (Oversee NIL rules education, programming, and monitoring; Primary point of contact for student-athletes
- regarding the NIL LEGACY Program; Monitor and coordinate responses to student-athlete NIL disclosures via INFLCR; Ensure adherence to University, state, federal and NCAA policies and assist in the ongoing enhancement of policies and practices related to NIL)
- 12: Track/monitor PSA amateurism process; Manage SA Outside Competition; Manage Agent Program; Manage SA Employment; Manage Promotional Activity process; Track on Seasons of Competition.
- 13: Primary contact for recruiting rules and interpretations; Manage Camp/Clinic process; Manage Official/Unofficial Visit process.
- 17: Manage Time Management Plan (TMP); Sport liaison for Playing Season Regulations; Manage Multi Team Event (MTE) / Foreign Tour Certification; Manage Certified Summer League/Summer Event process; CARA (practice) checks.
- Oversee and direct the department's Rules Education Program, including beginning of year meetings; sport staff rules education meetings, and new staff orientation meetings.
- Lead implementation, training, data management, and troubleshooting for all NCAA Compliance software programs, including but not limited to: ARMS, Teamworks and INFLCR.
- Serve as the primary sport contact for assigned sports, including occasional travel, to ensure adherence to all NCAA and BIG EAST policies and procedures. Serve as the primary complimentary admissions liaison for all olympic sports programs and secondary liaison to men's and women's basketball, including staffing the complimentary admission table at home and away events when requested.
- Assist in compilation of University- and NCAA-required reports as well as the NCAA waiver and violation reporting and review process.
- Participate in and assist in the facilitation of Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) meetings and business matters
What You'll Need:
- Bachelor’s Degree required; Master's/Law/Advanced Degree preferred
- 5 - 10 years of related experience, preferable at the NCAA Division I level.
- Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe, recruiting software (ARMS or comparable) and NCAA applications including LSDBi, CA, RSRO, and the Academic Portal.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated experience in working in a diverse urban and/or intercollegiate athletics environment.
- Dedication to serving the department, the University and the student-athletes with the highest level of leadership, initiative and integrity.
- Position requires working evening, weekend, and holiday hours during school year.
- Occasional travel.
- Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
- Top choice medical, dental, and vision benefits.
- Retirement plan matching contribution of 10%.
- Tuition waivers for employees and dependents.
- Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
- Full-Time Benefits
For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement:
Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.
Required Background Check:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.
Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)
Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.