The Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Athlete Success and Compliance administers all aspects of the Eagle Edge Program to support student-athletes in reaching the highest levels of academic, athletic, and personal growth during their time at Emory University and beyond. The Eagle Edge Program serves as an umbrella for the integration of services and resources for academic, personal and athletic development. Oversees all aspects of a comprehensive NCAA, University Athletic Association, and institutional rules compliance program. This includes monitoring, reporting and educational programs to ensure full compliance with all applicable rules and regulations for staff and student-athletes. Works closely with the College to collaboratively develop academic programs and support services to ensure student-athletes reach the highest possible level of academic success while balancing the demands and challenges of a highly competitive athletics program. Provides supplemental academic advisement, resources, and support for all varsity student-athletes.
Ensures academic success of all student-athletes while monitoring their individual compliance with NCAA and UAA rules and regulations. Develops and provides programs and services which enhance the personal development and quality of life for all student-athletes and Emory Campus Life. Hires, trains, supervises, and matches academic mentors with student-athletes. Assists all varsity teams and head coaches in coordinating, monitoring and assessing community service projects. Serves as the department of athletics Compliance Officer and oversees all aspects of NCAA and conference compliance, including completion of all NCAA and UAA compliance forms; rules interpretation and application of legislation; compliance education for all staff and student-athletes; initial and ongoing compliance; monitoring all rules compliance; fostering a community with the highest standards of academic and athletic excellence and integrity.
Assists department with all assessment activities. Assists the Director of Athletics and senior staff with hosting of all NCAA and UAA tournaments to include scheduling, facility preparation, and staffing. Represents the department of athletics in university, professional, civic, charity, and alumni events as necessary. Performs other related duties as required.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in sports management, counseling, education, higher education administration, or a related field, and two years of experience in intercollegiate support services and/or rules compliance. A master's degree from an accredited university in sports management, counseling, education, higher education administration or a related field is preferred.
This position is made possible by a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Strategic Alliance Grant for Women and Ethnic Minorities. The ideal and/or preferred candidate should share experiences as/or advocating for women and/or ethnic minorities in Intercollegiate Athletics or a related field.
ADDITIONAL JOB DETAILS:
Full consideration will be given to applications submitted by May 26, 2017. Please submit a cover letter, resume and reference list with the online application.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education & experience
Emory University, recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and one of the Southeast's leading health care systems, is located on a beautiful, leafy campus in Atlanta, Georgia's historic Druid Hills suburb.Emory maintains an uncommon balance for an institution of its standing: our scholars and experts generate more than $521 million in... research funding annually, while also maintaining a traditional emphasis on teaching. The university is enriched by the legacy and energy of Atlanta, and by collaboration among its schools, centers and partners.