Assistant Director of Academic and Membership Affairs
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Internal Number: ASSIS001237
Provide exceptional service to the Association as a team member within academic and membership affairs. Duties may include but are not limited to serving as a member of the Division I academic team and/or rules bylaw team and supporting the governance structure. Other duties may be assigned based on the candidate’s qualifications and interests.
Serve as a member of the Division I bylaw team.
As a member of the Division I bylaw team, assist the membership, staff and other interested individuals and organizations in understanding NCAA Division I legislation and interpretations as well as through the conference contact program, committee support, written correspondence and in-person presentations (e.g., regional rules seminars, conference meetings).
Process Division I legislative relief waivers and assist member institutions in the waiver process.
Assist with Division I educational initiatives (e.g., online educational resource center, Division I University, regional compliance seminars and other educational materials).
Provide legislative support through drafting legislative proposals and associated legislative publications (e.g., question and answer documents), including collaboration with conference sponsors.
Represent the NCAA and AMA through presentations of educational materials at various staff, Association, conference and professional organization’s seminars, workshops and meetings.
Assist with special projects that impact/involve AMA and each divisional governance structure.
Other duties may be assigned, depending on the candidate selected.
Bachelor's or advanced degree preferred.
Two years of full-time professional experience in intercollegiate athletics, higher education administrator or the legal profession required.
Preferred demonstrated working knowledge of NCAA rules.
Estimated Travel Required <20%
This position will be based out of the national office in Indianapolis, Indiana. Current work environment is hybrid; 3 days in the office and 2 days are remote.
Key Competencies (Core Values)
LEADERSHIP| We actively listen and continually strive to provide vital solutions, counsel and advocacy for student-athletes and intercollegiate athletics.
INCLUSION| We seek and incorporate different perspectives and experiences to drive innovation and impact.
COMMUNICATION| We commit to an environment of openness to build trust and make timely decisions.
COLLABORATION| We work together, based on mutual respect, to lead and serve our stakeholders.
ACCOUNTABILITY| We take ownership for our actions and results to add value every day.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association is a member-led organization dedicated to the well-being and lifelong success of college athletes. NCAA schools award nearly $3.5 billion in athletic scholarships every year and provide vast support to help student-athletes graduate at a rate higher than their general student peers.