The Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance will work to reduce risk and liability to the department and University. The primary work will be to ensure the department is following rules and regulations applicable to its operation and to provide safe-guards and processes that will mitigate risks and liability in terms of NCAA and Big Sky requirements and regulations. Additionally, the Director of Compliance will provide education to the department and campus wide community to ensure knowledge of the operating principles and applicable rules. The Director of Compliance will also ensure timely and complete submission of required information submitted as requested and required to the NCAA, Big Sky and MSU.
Master’s degree in a related field or law degree.
Experience in monitoring compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.
Experience with NCAA Bylaw 12, 13, 15, 16, and 17.
Demonstrated experience in establishing and monitoring policies and practices related to compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.
Experience in delivering and presenting educational topics related to compliance to a variety of constituents.
Experience with multi-relational databases, ARMS, and NCAA Compliance Assistant software.
The Successful Candidate Will:
Have proven leadership and organization skills.
Demonstrated experience interacting with a diverse constituency using excellent interpersonal communications skills, both written and oral.
Have a clear understanding of and strong commitment to gender equity.
Have a clear understanding and commitment to NCAA rules and regulations.
Have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Have the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with staff, faculty, coaches, student-athletes and administrators.
Must be able to work in a time sensitive and occasionally pressured environment.
Have an understanding of the operations of an NCAA Division I athletics department and the National Collegiate Athletics Association.
Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran’s status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.