Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 2,900 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.
Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members--students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.
This position is a member of the senior staff at Holy Cross and is responsible for managing an NCAA Division I rules compliance program and enhancing a culture of compliance through comprehensive rules education programming and strong monitoring systems.
Major Areas of Responsibility
Develop and execute NCAA rules education plan for staff, student-athletes, coaches and other athletics stakeholders.
Implement, control and monitor procedures for student-athlete recruitment (e.g. official and unofficial visits, contacts and evaluations), provision of awards and benefits (e.g., complimentary admissions, occasional meals), playing and practice seasons (e.g., time management plans, CARA logs) and other areas.
Provide legislative interpretations to various constituencies on and off campus.
Coordinate the National Letter of Intent program.
Certify initial and continuing eligibility for incoming and returning student-athletes.
Assist in preparation of reports including NCAA Sports Sponsorship and Demographic Form, Academic Progress Rate and Graduation Success Rate.
Prepare reports of violations and requests for waivers and legislative relief.
Manage team rosters in College database and compliance software.
Monitor compliance with Patriot League and institutional rules and regulations.
Maintain Athletic Department Policy and Procedures Manual and Student-Athlete Handbook.
Sport supervision as assigned.
Perform all other duties as assigned by Director of Athletics and Senior Associate Director of Athletics/SWA.
Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree or J.D. preferred. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations also required and previous experience with NCAA compliance strongly preferred. Good organizational skills with attention to detail are essential. Strong organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills necessary with ability to work independently.
This is an Exempt level position.
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
In your cover letter, please reflect on how you might contribute to the College's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to its mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://holycross.edu/diversity).
Should you be a candidate for further consideration after hiring manager review, you will be contacted by a human resources representative.