Job Purpose Towson University, a Division I member of the Colonial Athletic Association, is accepting applications for a Compliance Specialist. This position is responsible for supporting the Associate AD for Compliance in the administration of NCAA, CAA and Towson University initiatives related to all aspects of athletics compliance. Responsible for monitoring recruiting, initial eligibility, and developing rules education for coaches and staff. Support the Associate AD for Compliance with monitoring playing and practice season, NCAA Transfer Portal, financial aid, NCAA Student Assistance Fund clothing allowance distribution, roster management, and other duties as assigned by the Associate AD for Compliance.
Description The Compliance Specialist will be responsible for all monitoring requirements in Bylaw 13. This includes, but is not limited to: collecting and verifying all contact, evaluation, and telephone logs from coaches for all 19 sports using Jumpforward software, approving and monitoring all official and unofficial visits, and monitoring all complimentary admissions for prospective student-athletes in all ticketed sports. Responsible for all monitoring requirements in Bylaw 17. This includes, but is not limited to: collecting and monitoring Playing & Practice (CARA) logs, collecting and monitoring team participation records, and submitting playing season declarations in all sports.
The selected candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive rules education program for Towson coaches, staff, student-athletes, donors and external constituents. Assists Associate AD for Compliance with all start-of-year meetings with student-athletes and regularly scheduled coaches education meetings. Coordinates the distribution, receipt and review of annual required student-athlete paperwork. Supports Associate AD in all other areas of athletics compliance and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Bachelor's degree and some professional regulatory experience and/or athletics compliance experience at any level. The selected candidate must have a thorough knowledge of NCAA rules, strong writing skills and the ability to build relationships and communicate well with various constituencies. Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and NCAA compliance-related web applications (LSDBi, CA).
Advanced degree (e.g., Master's degree, MBA, Juris Doctorate, etc.).
Experience at a NCAA Division I institution or conference office.
Experience as a former student-athlete.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits Competitive salary and full university benefits that include excellent health, life insurance, and retirement plans; tuition remission; and 22 days of annual leave, 14 holidays, personal and sick days. To learn more about our benefits, please click here.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
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