Lynn University
  • 18-Apr-2018 to 01-Jun-2018 (EST)
  • Athletics
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Summary

Lynn University is an independent, innovative college based in warm, sunny Boca Raton, Florida. We're consistently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a "Great College to Work For" in such areas as compensation and benefits; work/life balance; job satisfaction; and respect and appreciation.

Our nearly 3,000 students hail from approximately 100 countries and nearly all 50 states, making Lynn one of the top five most international schools for our size. Our campus is a melting pot of cultures and beliefs, and we pride ourselves on our ability to embrace new ideas.

As a Lynn employee, you'll be free to think differently. You'll enjoy on-campus events and workshops that aim to reduce stress and celebrate community. And most importantly, you'll be doing your part to build a better future.

Lynn University, a member of the Sunshine State Conference and NCAA Division II, is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance. This position is responsible for ensuring that individuals and groups representing the university's athletic program comply with all institutional, Sunshine State Conference, and NCAA regulations. The position is also responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of all policies and procedures relative to a comprehensive compliance program which includes recruiting, certification, eligibility, financial aid, playing and practice seasons, and amateurism.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administer, educate and enforce Sunshine State Conference, NCAA and institutional compliance policies and procedures for all athletic sports.
  • Inform and educate coaches, student athletes, administrators, staff, and faculty on NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Evaluate the eligibility of prospective student athletes, review high school and college transcripts, national test scores, academic credentials and credit requirements; oversee academic progress toward degree.
  • This position also provides academic and eligibility information to prospective student-athletes and parents.
  • Serves as a member of the athletic department's senior leadership team. The DC reports directly to the Athletic Director with a dotted reporting line to the University Compliance Officer.
  • Direct the institution's overall athletic compliance program consistent with all institution, Sunshine State Conference and NCAA regulations.
  • Serves as the institution's primary resource and contact for athletic compliance with all institutional, Sunshine State Conference and NCAA regulations.
  • Manages all NCAA Clearinghouse and NCAA Compliance Assistant Internet operations.
  • Investigates, evaluates and reports all athletic waivers and violations.
  • Coordinates all appeals hearings of athletic financial aid and transfer releases.
  • Assists the Faculty Athletic Representative, Director of Financial Aid and Registrar with certifying initial, continuing and transfer eligibility of student-athletes.
  • Manages all required compliance paperwork.
  • Directs all compliance education for student-athletes, athletic and required institution staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree preferred.  Bachelor's degree required.
  • Must have four (4) years of experience working in an athletics compliance office at a NCAA-member institution or at the NCAA Office.
  • Must demonstrate the personal attributes of innovation, adaptability and effective communication with coaches and university administration.

Accreditation and equal opportunity

Lynn University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy or parenting status, veteran status, retirement status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431; via email at titleixcoordinator@lynn.edu; by phone at +1 561-237-7727 or to the U.S. Dept. of Education OCR.

Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2016 Lynn University 08/16.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7290.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at lynn.edu/securityreport

For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.

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