Job Summary: JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the overall administration of the development, implementation and monitoring of all systems designed to ensure compliance with the NCAA, GLIAC and University rules.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Directs all aspects of the NCAA compliance program. Develops policies and procedures to monitor and ensure compliance with the university, NCAA, and conference rules and regulations in the areas of recruiting, financial aid, amateurism, and initial eligibility.
Ensures all student-athletes are eligible to participate in the intercollegiate athletics programs. Work with the NCAA Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse in processing eligibility requirements.
Assist the Office of Institutional Research in the coordination and submission of the federal graduation report and the NCAA Graduation Success Rate (GSR).
Trains staff in the operations of the Compliance Office and their responsibility and accountability to the university, GLIAC, and NCAA. Provides on-going training and education to university staff and athletes regarding compliance issues.
Collects, organizes, and submits Academic Performance Program (specifically APR), NCAA Demographics report and graduation rate information to the NCAA. Provides updates and reports to coaches and administration. Assists in the coordination of athletic academic certification.
Develops and conducts rules education programs. Interprets NCAA rules and pursues waivers and appeals. Investigates and submits violations to the conference office and/or NCAA.
Develops and maintains NCAA Division II Compliance and Recruitment Manual. Updates the rules education information and compliance forms on the compliance website. Generates and maintains all compliance forms.
Serves as the liaison to the Registrar, Faculty Athletic Representative, and Financial Aid and Student Affairs offices.
Ensures the compliance of all university athletics programs with NCAA rules and regulations governing financial aid to student-athletes. Monitors all financial aid awarded to student-athletes with assistance from the financial aid office with NCAA squad lists. Compiles and obtains signatures on NCAA eligibility certification forms and squad lists.
Oversees the National Letter of Intent Program to include the development of all scholarship agreements and tracking NCAA individual and team grant-in-aid limits.
Oversees the evaluation and articulation of transcripts in the recruiting process in relation to transfer eligibility. Monitors official recruiting visits, camps/clinics and NCAA complimentary admissions.
Collects and monitors all NCAA required paperwork during annual sport specific pre-season team meetings. Serves on the GLIAC and NCAA Certification Committees as applicable. Attends seminars, conferences, and other professional development opportunities.
Complies with all University, GLIAC regulations, as applicable, as well as all NCAA rules and regulations. Remains current with all changes in NCAA, as well as changes to University and GLIAC rules and regulations, as applicable, regarding intercollegiate athletics. This includes the requirement for self-reporting any possible rule violations.
Responsible for maintenance of Compliance Assistant software program.
Serve as chair for the campus NCAA Compliance Committee.
About SVSU: Saginaw Valley State University is a comprehensive university with more than 90 programs of study for its nearly 9,000 students. Located on a suburban campus in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is committed to a supportive and empowering environment for students, faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized SVSU as a "Great College to Work For" in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
SVSU emphasizes undergraduate teaching and learning, and community-based research. In 2015, SVSU received the Community Engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, a distinction achieved by only 7 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. By their senior year, 84 percent of students have engaged with community employers and agencies in internships, field placements or some other component of their academic preparation.
SVSU is establishing itself as a leader in STEM education for the Great Lakes Bay Region, partnering with businesses, foundations and school districts to improve students' performance in math and science at the middle school, high school and university levels.
More than 70 percent of SVSU freshmen live on campus in student housing. SVSU fields 17 varsity sports at the NCAA Division II level. The average class size is 23 students. For more information, please visit our website, http://www.svsu.edu.
Internal Number: 208_54223
About Saginaw Valley State University
The University creates opportunities for individuals to achieve intellectual and personal development through academic, professional, and cultural programs. By fostering an environment of inquiry and openness that respects the diversity of all whom it serves, the University prepares graduates whose leadership and expertise contribute to the advancement of a pluralistic society. The University serves as a cultural and intellectual center dedicated to the pursuit and propagation of knowledge.