Coordinator, Athletic Compliance and Community Service

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Coordinator, Athletic Compliance and Community Service

Division: Intercollegiate Athletics

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Exempt

Starting Salary: $ 40,249.00

Reports To: Assistant Athletic Director, Compliance

Positions Supervised:

Job Summary

The coordinator for athletic compliance and community service is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of the Compliance office. This position is also responsible for initiating, organizing and managing community service for the Athletic department.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities and Execution

  • Administers recruitment activities including telephone calls, contacts, evaluations, unofficial visits and official visits
  • Manages playing and practice season information related to countable athletically related activities (CARA), playing and practice season declarations and dates of competition
  • Maintains student-athlete information in various NCAA and institutional databases
  • Coordinates all medical hardship waivers
  • Coordinates community outreach efforts throughout the area
  • Assists in the review and audit of procedures on a regular basis to ensure compliance systems are operating effectively
  • Assists with the processing of secondary violations
  • Conducts all sports pre-participation and summer compliance meetings, organizing rule education sessions and materials
  • Presents at local high schools and clubs for NCAA education
  • Assists with roster management
  • Maintains joint responsibility for the interpretation and enforcement of NCAA rules and regulations

Service Excellence

  • Supports the mission of the university and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
  • Models, supports and holds others accountable to the university’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity and teamwork
  • Responds to the needs of students, colleagues and community members in a timely and courteous manner
  • Offers individualized solutions with the objective of helping colleagues overcome obstacles and achieve their goals

Communication, Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Interacts with community partners through events and service projects
  • Serves as initial contact for recruiting, playing and practice season, medical hardships and NCAA eligibility center
  • Assists in developing, implementing and monitoring all policies and procedures for recruiting, amateurism and playing and practice seasons
  • Establishes effective communication and involvement with the community and university partners

Job may require other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Juris doctorate degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Experience working with division II athletics preferred
  • Experience working with compliance software such as ARMS, Jump Forward, etc.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Strong professional integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Ability to use good judgment, think critically and communicate effectively
  • Ability to effectively use general office software, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.

  • General office setting
  • Some outdoor work required
  • Evening and weekend work required

Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to work effectively at a computer for up to eight hours daily
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

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