Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Student Success
Code: 15805 Posted: 08/13/2019
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Student Success.
The Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance and Student Success 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 compliance, financial aid, student-athlete welfare, and day-to-day operations. The Associate Director of Athletics will provide supervision to assigned sport programs, departments, and personnel. Represent the athletics department as appropriate on campus, in the conference, and with the NCAA.
Essential Job Functions
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Athletics Administration Duties
- Execute all responsibilities in accordance with the NCAA, UW-Parkside, Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), University of Wisconsin System, and UW-Parkside Foundation policies and procedures.
- Provide supervision and oversight for all aspects of assigned sport programs and other departmental functions, including sports medicine and strength and conditioning.
- Supervise personnel, including assigned head coaches, the athletics academic advisor, a compliance graduate assistant, the Director of Sports Medicine, and interns and student workers.
- Assist the Director of Athletics with the day-to-day operations of the athletics department.
- Work in conjunction with the Director of Athletics, athletics staff, and business services to ensure responsible budget planning and management.
- Provide direct oversight and vision to promote, support, and ensure the academic success and general welfare of student-athletes.
- Serve as the advisor of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
- Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups, including serving as the department’s liaison to assigned campus departments (may include but not limited to financial aid, academic advising, academic resource center, student affairs, admissions, and housing).
- Assist with the review and strategies to promote gender equity and compliance with Title IX regulations.
- Assist with the preparation and the submission of the EADA reports.
- Represent the athletics department appropriately and intentionally through community involvement, speaking engagements, media responsibilities, etc.
- Consistently demonstrate a positive team player attitude, building and maintaining professional working relationships with all departmental staff, including but not limited to the athletics administration, the sports medicine department, support staff, and other department coaches.
- Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate with the GLIAC and the NCAA.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Monitor, direct, and perform all NCAA compliance activities for the athletics department.
- Provide compliance education and assistance on all matters related to NCAA rules and regulations, to alumni, staff, student-athletes, prospects, and parents.
- Responsible for eligibility certification, financial aid administration, self-reporting of violations, rules education, admissions, academic standards, submission of NCAA, Federal, and institutional graduation rate reports, and administration of NCAA, conference and institutional required compliance forms.
- Utilize the NCAA Single-Source Sign-On System.
- Responsible for hardship waivers.
- Monitor all community engagement, marketing and communications, and fundraising activities to ensure NCAA compliance.
- Chair the Compliance Committee and coordinates and directs regularly scheduled meetings.
Essential Knowledge And Abilities
- Comprehensive knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, preferably Division II, and commitment to the student-athlete concept and NCAA Life in the Balance.
- Considerable knowledge of and adherence to NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations.
- Sufficient organization skills to direct the program academically, athletically, developmentally, financially, and socially.
- Ability to create a positive coach/student-athlete relationship, including balancing academics with athletics and creating a supportive environment to develop athletes on and off the field in areas such as leadership, teamwork, maturity and goal setting.
- Ability to have excellent attention to detail.
- Ability to exhibit professionalism at all times 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 and willingness to work, including travel, frequently including nights and weekends.
- Ability to work on computers/laptop for an extended time period.
- Ability to work with mobile devices and social media.
- Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to communicate and work with supervisor and Athletics management.
- Sufficient mobility to perform event management duties.
- Ability to drive vehicle for travel.
Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications
- Bachelor’s degree
- At least three years experience in NCAA athletics department
Interested candidates should apply online at UWP.edu. Each application will require a resume, cover letter, and at least three references. Applications will begin to be reviewed immediately. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 at 11:59 PM. If you would like to apply after this date please send application materials directly to Dr. Kurt Patberg (review of late submissions is at the discretion of the committee). The position will remain open until filled. For questions or inquiries, please contact Dr. Kurt Patberg, Senior Vice President at Athletics Staffing and Consultants at kpatberg.ASC@gmail.com.
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin 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/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: 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. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- Names and emails of three professional references upon hire.
Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday August 20th, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.
Interested candidates should apply online at UWP.edu. Each application will require a resume, cover letter, and at least three references. Applications will begin to be reviewed immediately. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 at 11:59 PM. If you would like to apply after this date please send application materials directly to Dr. Kurt Patberg.
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
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.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates 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.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. 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.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Dr. Kurt Patberg