This position serves in a leadership capacity within the Athletic Department and is responsible for the overall quality, integrity and comprehensive nature of the compliance program. This position is responsible for building a culture of compliance within the athletic department, and will strategically plan, manage and implement all aspects of NCAA, conference and institutional compliance and compliance monitoring. This position will manage and coordinate the day-to-day administration of athletic compliance in support of the Athletic Department, Washington State University and in alignment with NCAA, PAC-12 Conference and Washington State University bylaws, rules and regulations. The Associate Athletic Director will develop policies and procedures to ensure institutional control and regularly monitor compliance systems pertaining to recruitment, admissions, eligibility, financial aid, housing, the general welfare of student-athletes and any other duties assigned. This position will oversee and monitor all recruiting activities performed by coaches and investigate all alleged violations of NCAA and PAC-12 conference rules and regulations that govern WSU Athletics. This position is in charge of interpreting and applying complicated rules to a broad range of situations. While producing a comprehensive rules education and training program for athletics department personnel, student-athletes, University and community. This position will regularly inform the athletic department on new legislation initiatives and the impact in different areas within the athletic department. In addition to this position overseeing all aspects of compliance, it will be the liaison for the WSU Office of Student Affairs and assist the department in oversight of Title IX and gender equity efforts.
Minimum Qualifications: Positions require a Bachelor’s degree in sports administration, administrative, business, liberal arts, social sciences, or related discipline plus four (4) years of demonstrated experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified for the particular unit, including one (1) year of supervisory responsibility. Any combination of relevant experience and education may be substituted for the required education. Extensive knowledge of rules and regulations established by governing associations. Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply complicated rules. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience to demonstrate effective decision-making and problem-solving skills in an Athletic Department setting working with students, coaches, administrators and university staff in a broad range of situations. Three (3) years of supervisory experience with full-time staff. Advanced degree in a related field. Demonstrated work experience with or at the NCAA. Strong computer background with working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, LSDBI, Compliance Assistant Software and NCAA Applications. Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA Division I rules and regulations. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups. Demonstrated ability to work independently under pressure and the ability to meet deadlines. Demonstrated work-related experiences that require strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.
Internal Number: 132438
About Washington State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
SOMETHING FOR YOU IN PULLMAN
Whether you are a student-athlete, an employee, or a potential employee, Washington State University has something to offer you.
The WSU campus straddles College Hill in Pullman, a college town of 25,000 located among the rolling hills of the Palouse region of eastern Washington. The University is the largest residential university west of the Mississippi, which enhances the friendly, traditional collegiate atmosphere for which WSU is known.
WSU is located within easy traveling distance of Spokane and Coeur d'Alene to the north. Seattle and Portland are less than 300 miles to the west.
Enter the future with the confidence that comes from real preparation. For a student-athlete, preparation breeds confidence heading into a big game. At WSU, the education a student-athlete receives, together with the programs available and great faculty, gives our student-athletes that same confidence for the biggest game of all: their future.
This education provides our student-athletes the skills to be critical thinkers and initiators, important skills in any endeavor one decides upon. Student-athletes can immerse themselves in a variety of learning situati...ons, ranging from high levels of interaction with professors to hands-on research projects and community and public service activities. The newest technology, numerous leadership opportunities, and study abroad programs further enrich the WSU college experience.
All employees of Washington State University have a unique and important role in the University community. The leadership roles of our employees allow WSU to extend its educational services throughout the state, with four campuses, research centers, and cooperative extension offices in each county of Washington. The expertise and commitment to WSU that our employees demonstrate on a daily basis exemplifies our World Class, Face to Face focus, and strengthens our relationship with the local, state, national, and worldwide communities.
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It is the mission of the Athletics Department to create and foster an environment which provides exceptional opportunities for all student-athletes to enrich their collegiate experience through championship performance on athletics teams which commit to national leadership, excellence and the highest moral standards. Consistent with the mission and values of Washington State University, the department is dedicated to enhancing the intellectual, physical, social, moral and cultural development of the whole person, while conducting all activities with honesty and integrity in accordance with the principles of good sportsmanship and ethical conduct. The Athletics Department values diversity, including gender and ethnicity, and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all students and staff. The department pursues its mission while upholding the values, purposes and policies of Washington State University, the Pac-12 Conference, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. We will strive for a strong financial and community base of support by presenting outstanding intercollegiate athletic teams which provide quality experiences and a positive identity for the University.
In pursuit of its mission, the WSU Athletics Department strives to:
Conduct all activities with the health, education and welfare of all student-athletes as the highest priority.
Conduct a program that is an integral part of the academic program, with the student-athlete as an active participant in the student body.
Enhance the culture of opportunity for diversity, providing equitable opportunities for all students and staff.
Enhance and build upon the traditions of leadership, individual and team achievements, pride and loyalty and commitment to 'give back' to the community.
Maintain a clear line of demarcation between college athletics and professional sports.
Recruit athletically talented students who are capable, prepared and motivated to succeed academically.
Provide staff, resources and facilities to support programs that are competitive in the Pacific 12 Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Maintain financially viable and fiscally responsible programs.
Foster a sense of community among students, faculty, alumni, staff and the larger community.
Provide a viable student development program that guides and assists student-athletes in defining and developing their academic potential, career vision and preparation, sense of responsibility toward community service and personal values and skills.
Establish and uphold standards of conduct for staff and students that are consistent with the development of strong moral character, responsible behavior and mutual respect.
Washington State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action educator and employer. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509.-335-1259(f), or email@example.com.