Job Identification: 843 Locations: , , , , Job Schedule: Full time Job Category: Sports & Recreation
Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.
The Highlights In accordance with the mission of the Department of Athletics, manages NCAA compliance functions of the department within the guidelines of the NCAA, the BIG EAST Conference, and DePaul University. Ensures university adheres to principles of institutional control through institutional procedures, education, and monitoring. Designated contact person with the BIG EAST Conference and NCAA on all NCAA compliance matters.
Is This You?
Responsible for managing the entirety of the NCAA compliance functions, education, and enforcement of NCAA, BIG EAST Conference, and DePaul University rules and regulations for student-athletes, coaches, staff members, and donors. Establish and implement processes related to the initial and continuing eligibility of student-athletes in cooperation with Athletic Academic Advising (AAA) and the Athletics Certification Committee. Develop and implement a robust NCAA rules education program for all constituents both within and outside of the University. Maintain student-athlete files/records for the Athletics Compliance Office, ensuring that all required NCAA and BIG EAST Conference documentation is up-to-date and preserved according to the institution's document retention policy.
Serve as the primary compliance liaison to the men's basketball program, and other assigned sports, to ensure adherence to all NCAA and BIG EAST policies and procedures. Manage compliance of student-athlete complimentary ticket program for all men's basketball competitions, including staffing the complimentary admission table at all home and away events.
Serve as the primary liaison within the university student services departments including admissions, international student services, AAA, the registrar, etc.
Annually audit all compliance processes related to recruiting, playing and practice, seasons, eligibility, transfers, financial aid, awards, extra benefits, and personnel. Provide adhoc reporting on compliance functions to the Vice President/Director of Athletics, University President, University Athletics Board (UAB), and Board of Trustees (BOT) as requested.
Serve on the Senior Leadership team within the Athletic Department, which involves strategic planning for the department, representing the department at events, fundraising, game management duties, and administrative functions as directed by the Vice President/Director of Athletics.
10+ years similar experience, preferably at the NCAA Division I level.
Supervises two full time staff.
Manages the budget for the NCAA Student Opportunity and Academic Enhancement Funds.
Other Skills & Abilities Required
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe, recruiting software (JumpForward or comparable) and NCAA applications including LSDBi, CA, RSRO, and the Academic Portal.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Demonstrated experience in working in a diverse urban and/or intercollegiate athletics environment.
Dedication to serving the department, the University and the student-athletes with the highest level of leadership, initiative and integrity.
Additional Information For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Position requires working evening and weekend hours during school year. Attendance at all home men's basketball games is required. Travel to all away men's basketball games is required in addition to other occasional travel.
Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
Medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
Matching retirement plan up to 10%.
Tuition waivers for employees and dependents!
Required Background Check: Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.
Required COVID-19 Vaccination: Employment at DePaul University is contingent upon receiving all recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, including the booster, or having a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. To request a religious or medical exemption, please email [email protected]
Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect: Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act
Title IX Contact Information Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities. The Title IX Office is on the Lincoln Park campus on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. The Title IX Office can be reached at 312-362-8970 or [email protected]
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.