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Assistant for Athletics Compliance - Intercollegiate Athletics (Finance & Administration Division)

Apply now Job no: 493680
Position type: EAP - Less than 12-Month Adjunct AP (Administrative Professional)
Location: Allendale
Categories: Athletics

Summary: The Assistant for Athletics Compliance will assist the Associate Athletics Director for Compliance in the coordination of a comprehensive compliance program and the day-to-day operation of the Compliance Office to ensure compliance with all NCAA, conference and University policies and procedures. This is a 20 hour/week and 10-month position (39 weeks).

Required Qualifications and Education:

  •   Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • Previous experience in college athletics and knowledge of NCAA compliance issues
  • Previous experience with student information systems such as Banner

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

  • Provides support and assistance with a specific focus on student-athlete eligibility, including academic certification and continuing eligibility
  • Evaluating prospective student-athletes’ applications and transcripts to ensure initial academic eligibility;
  • Monitoring prospective student-athlete recruitment including but not limited to: phone calls, text messaging, social media, contacts, official and unofficial visits, and tryouts;
  • Monitoring student athlete countable athletically-related activities;
  • Review of student-athlete financial aid and monitoring of athletics book scholarships;
  • Drafting educational material for coaches, staff, and student-athletes;
  • Using NCAA reporting systems, including Compliance Assistant software as well as various recruiting software programs with data entry and management; and,
  • Other duties as assigned

Responsibilities – Non-Essential Functions:

  • Must possess high ethical standards, integrity and a willingness to strictly adhere to NCAA, GLIAC Conference, University and departmental rules and regulations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with all aspects of position, and ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships and partnerships with colleagues.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Power Point, and Word;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Good organization skills, the ability to anticipate projects and self-motivation;
  • Willingness to collaborate with staff and various constituent groups;
  • Ability to prioritize a workload;
  • Ability to work under pressure in order to meet deadlines;
  • Capable of working unsupervised and as part of a team;
  • Exhibit a professional disposition on the phone and in person;

Salary:  $20,000/year. This is a 20 hour/week and 10-month position (39 weeks).

Department/Division:  Intercollegiate Athletics (Finance & Administration Division)

Campus:  Allendale

How To Apply: Apply online at and select "Apply now".  Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

Application Deadline:  Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.

Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall,, (616) 331-9530.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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