Director of Compliance (Fixed-Term)

Posted on Feb 5, 2019 by Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

Director of Compliance (Fixed-Term)

Santa Clara University



Department: Athletics Administration

Part Year: No

FLSA Status: Exempt

Standard Hours (hours per week): 40.00

Position Purpose:
Under the direct supervision of the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance, the Director of Compliance will assist in the management of all compliance operations of the Santa Clara athletic department to ensure adherence with University, West Coast Conference and NCAA Division I rules and regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Serve as liaison to NCAA Eligibility Center
  • Prepare initial eligibility transcript reviews for all sports, with a focus on assisting men's basketball.
  • Track, monitor and communicate information related to the NCAA Eligibility Center. 2.Serve as liaison and work collaboratively with Santa Clara University's Financial Aid Office.
  • Manage all monitoring and approval of financial aid/ NLI requests and processes. 3.Monitor all recruiting activities.
  • Review and approve recruiting expense reports.
  • Approve and monitor all official visits. 4.Utilization of Front Rush database. 5.Prepare and submit medical hardship waivers through the West Coast Conference offices.
  • Assist with all other NCAA waivers. 6.Assist with rules education sessions for coaches, staff and student-athletes.
  • Assist with NCAA initial eligibility sessions for local high school employees, prospects and parents
  • Provide interpretative assistance to coaches, staff and student-athletes
  • Utilization of NCAA's LSDBi for rules, interpretations and educational column citations. 7.Serve as Department APR / GSR expert and resource. 8.Review and approval of all promotional activities and donation requests. 9.Serve as a representative to various committees (Campus Compliance Committee, Eligibility Certification Team, etc.). 10.Director of department compliance internship program. 11.Other duties as assigned. GENERAL GUIDELINES 1.Recommends initiatives and implements changes to improve quality and services.
    2.Identifies and determines cause of problems; develops and presents recommendations for improvement of established processes and practices.
    3.Maximizes productivity through use of appropriate tools; planned training and performance initiatives.
    4.Researches and develops resources that create timely and efficient workflow.
    5.Prepares progress reports; informs supervisor of project status; and deviation from goals. Ensures completeness, accuracy and timeliness of all operational functions.
    6.Prepares and submits reports as requested and required.

    Provides Work Direction:
    Will direct and manage department compliance interns.

    Qualifications:
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The items below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and experience required or preferred. This position requires the ability to effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment.

    Physical Demands:
    The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, the California Fair Employment & Housing Act, and all other applicable laws, SCU provides reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities. A qualified individual is a person who meets skill, experience, education, or other requirements of the position, and who can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Considerable time is spent at a desk using a computer terminal.
  • May be required to travel to other buildings on the campus.
  • May be required to attend conference and training sessions within Bay Area or in- or out-of-state locations.
  • May be required to occasionally travel to outside customers, venders or suppliers.

    Work Environment:
    The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Typical office environment.
  • Mostly indoor office environment.
  • Offices with equipment noise.
  • Offices with frequent interruptions.

    Knowledge:
  • Working knowledge of NCAA compliance related software systems (Front Rush, LSDBi, etc.)

    Skills:
  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
  • Proven organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Strong computer skills including familiarity with Word and Excel

    Abilities:
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, competitive environment.
  • Ability to interpret rules and regulations

    Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 5-6 years related athletic department/ NCAA compliance experience required.

    Salary Information: $2,668.84 - $3,137.67 semi-monthly; commensurate with experience

    Close Date:

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    This is a fixed term position ending on 6/30/2020, with the possibility of extension or conversion to continuing status dependent on funding and/or business need.

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    About Santa Clara University
    Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees.

    Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master's universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California's oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

    Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

    Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website at . To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at . The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

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