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Academic Staff - Associate Athletics Director for Administration and Compliance (Public May Apply)

Code: 13331 Posted: 07/21/2017

POSITION SUMMARY

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Associate Athletics Director for Administration and Compliance.

The Associate Athletics Director for Administration and Compliance serves as a member of the senior athletics administration, reporting to the Director of Athletics. This person will work in conjunction with the Director of Athletics to provide strategic leadership and vision to the athletics department, including but not limited to budget management, compliance, and day-to-day operations. The Associate Athletics Director will provide supervision to assigned sport programs and staff. Represent the athletics department as appropriate on campus, in the conference, and with the NCAA. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA Division II rules
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in NCAA compliance
  • Excellent written and verbal skills

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in related field
  • Other departmental administrative experience, including but not limited to sport supervision, student-athlete welfare, and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
  • Athletics departmental budget management experience
  • Proficient with PeopleSoft

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Compliance:

  • Monitor, direct and perform all NCAA compliance activities for the athletic department including monitoring recruiting activities, initial eligibility certification, continuing education, practice and recruiting logs. Daily monitoring of student-athlete full-time status
  • Provide compliance knowledge and assistance to coaches on all matters related to NCAA rules and regulations
  • Responsible for eligibility certification, financial aid administration, self-reporting of violations, rules education, admissions, academic standards, NCAA, Federal and institutional graduation rate reports, and administration of NCAA, GLVC and institutional required compliance forms
  • Utilize the NCAA Single-Source Sign-On System to track and produce reports, including Eligibility Center, LSDBi, Compliance Assistant, DII Academic Tracking System, Graduation Rates, Sports Sponsorship and Demographic Forms, Institutional Self-Study Guide
  • Responsible for the preparation and submission of EADA reports
  • Responsible for hardship and medical waivers, including those requiring coordination with Sports Medicine
  • Responsible for regular contact with the Financial Aid Office and Registrar’s
  • Office to ensure compliance and financial aid balances
  • Responsible for ensuring that National Letter of Intent (NLI), Grant-In-Aid, and Continuation forms are completed by the appropriate date and filed appropriately
  • Provides guidance to alumni, coaches, staff, student-athletes, prospects, and parents concerning the application of institutional, NCAA, and GLVC rules
  • Communicates with other institutions and prepares documentation for student-athletes who wish to either transfer to or from the University
  • Monitors on-campus recruiting activities, including the complimentary admission of prospects, parents, and high school or college coaches during prospects visits
  • Monitors the complimentary admission activities of prospects, parents, and high school and other college coaches during visits
  • Directs the University’s athletic recruiting processes, procedures and monitoring to ensure NCAA compliance
  • Responds to coaches’ inquiries through research, interpretation of rules, regulations, policies and procedures, and communication with NCAA and GLVC officials
  • Oversees all community engagement activities for NCAA compliance
  • Chair the Compliance committee and coordinates regularly scheduled meetings

Administration:

  • Serve as a member of the senior athletics administration
  • Provide supervision and oversight for all aspects of assigned sport programs and support staff
  • Assist the Director of Athletics with the day-to-day operations of the athletics department
  • Work in conjunction with the Director of Athletics and Financial Specialist to ensure responsible budget management
  • Provide direct oversight and vision to promote, support, and ensure the academic success and general welfare of all student-athletes
  • Ensure gender equity and compliance with Title IX regulations
  • Oversee the ticket and concessions operations for all home events
  • Represent the athletics department as a liaison to appropriate campus departments
  • Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate at conference and national functions and committees
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of NCAA Division II athletic departments functions
  • Considerable knowledge of and adherence to University, GLVC and NCAA Division II rules and guidelines and a commitment to the Student-Athlete concept
  • Considerable proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Peoplesoft/Oracle
  • Knowledge of compliance software and techniques
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the campus community and other constituents, including administration, faculty, University Relations and Advancement, Financial Aid, Registrar’s Office, Admissions, and Business Services, as well as alumni, sponsors, volunteers, and donors
  • Ability to exhibit professionalism and an ability to be an exemplary representative of UW-Parkside
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships within a diverse, academic environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and troubleshoot and problem solve daily
  • Ability to work inside and outside in varying temperatures and weather and environmental conditions
  • Ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time
  • Ability to problem solve complex and time sensitive issues
  • Skill to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, and ability to work effectively  
  • with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community 
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate special events

 

THE UNIVERSITY AND AREA

UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu.

 

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS

Applications received by 11:59 PM August 5, 2017, are ensured full consideration. Position will remain open until filled.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Candidates Apply Here  (Candidates NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then continue to STEP 2

Internal Candidates Apply Here  (Candidates currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then under “Main Menu” choose:

  • “Self Service”
  • “Recruiting”
  • “Careers”

STEP 2: Under "Job Search" choose:

  • "More Options"
  • Job Opening ID: "13331"
  • "Search"
  • Select "Associate Athletics Director for Administration and Compliance"
  • Click "Apply Now"
  • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login"
  • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position
  • Names and contact information of three references
  • Transcripts (unofficial acceptable at application stage)

You must select "SUBMIT", selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have questions about how to apply go to https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21544

Please Note:
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Inquiries and questions about this position can be directed to:

Dr. Kurt Patberg

Athletics Staffing and Consultants, LLC

Phone: (404) 434-5146

Email: kpatberg.ASC@gmail.com  

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Ryan Ridley

University of Wisconsin Parkside

Office: (262) 595-2245

Email: ridley@uwp.edu

 

LEGAL NOTICES

A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire. 

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

Contact Name:

Contact Phone:

Contact Email:

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345