Coordinator, Athletic Compliance and Community Service
Location: Saint Charles, Missouri
Higher Education Institution
JOB TITLE SUMMARY
Job Title: Coordinator, Athletic Compliance and Community Service
Division: Intercollegiate Athletics
Evaluation Group: Staff
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports To: Assistant Athletic Director, Compliance
The coordinator for athletic compliance and community service is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of the Compliance office. This position is also responsible for initiating, organizing and managing community service for the Athletic department.
Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators
The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Job Responsibilities and Execution
Administers recruitment activities including telephone calls, contacts, evaluations, unofficial visits and official visits
Manages playing and practice season information related to countable athletically related activities (CARA), playing and practice season declarations and dates of competition
Maintains student-athlete information in various NCAA and institutional databases
Coordinates all medical hardship waivers
Coordinates community outreach efforts throughout the area
Assists in the review and audit of procedures on a regular basis to ensure compliance systems are operating effectively
Assists with the processing of secondary violations
Conducts all sports pre-participation and summer compliance meetings, organizing rule education sessions and materials
Presents at local high schools and clubs for NCAA education
Assists with roster management
Maintains joint responsibility for the interpretation and enforcement of NCAA rules and regulations
Supports the mission of the university and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
Models, supports and holds others accountable to the university’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity and teamwork
Responds to the needs of students, colleagues and community members in a timely and courteous manner
Offers individualized solutions with the objective of helping colleagues overcome obstacles and achieve their goals
Communication, Teamwork and Collaboration
Interacts with community partners through events and service projects
Serves as initial contact for recruiting, playing and practice season, medical hardships and NCAA eligibility center
Assists in developing, implementing and monitoring all policies and procedures for recruiting, amateurism and playing and practice seasons
Establishes effective communication and involvement with the community and university partners
Job may require other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred
Juris doctorate degree from an accredited college or university preferred
Experience working with division I athletics preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Highly organized with strong attention to detail
Strong professional integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Ability to use good judgment, think critically and communicate effectively
Ability to effectively use general office software, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite
Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.
General office setting
Some outdoor work required
Evening and weekend work required
Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Ability to work effectively at a computer for up to eight hours daily
Ability to sit for extended periods of time
Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function
Equal Opportunity Employer
Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.
Lindenwood University, often referred to as Lindenwood or LU, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in St. Charles, Missouri. Founded in 1827 by George Sibley and Mary Easton Sibley, it is the second oldest higher-education institution west of the Mississippi River and since 1990 the fastest growing university in the Midwest. The University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 16,000 students a year through values-centered programs that lead to development of the whole person. Lindenwood is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.