Quinnipiac University

Senior Associate Athletic Director of Compliance & Student Development

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Quinnipiac University is accepting applications for the full-time, 12-month position of Senior Associate Athletic Director of Compliance & Student Development to oversee all aspects of the athletic department's compliance efforts with conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Additionally, this position will direct all student-athlete life skills and leadership development programming. During the period of appointment, this position will report to the Director of Athletics & Recreation.


The University is a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Hockey League (ECAC), the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), the Big East Conference and is an NCAA Division I member sponsoring 21 varsity sports.


About Quinnipiac University:


Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.


  • Responsible for the University’s Athletics Department compliance with all NCAA rules & regulations. Provide oversight for all coordination, implementation, facilitation and evaluation of all facets of the athletic compliance program
  • Serve as subject matter expert and a resource for coaches, staff members, student-athletes and the university community regarding NCAA rules and provide interpretations related to all NCAA bylaws
  • Oversee two full-time compliance staff members to include an Associate Athletic Director and Assistant Athletic Director
  • Develop and oversee a comprehensive rules education program for coaches, staff, student-athletes and other constituencies with an emphasis on newly adopted legislation
  • Generate and implement effective operating procedures and administrative systems to ensure proper institutional controls
  • Serve as the athletic department liaison to the Office of Admissions & Financial Aid and to the Faculty Athletic Representative on matters related to the academic and athletic eligibility of student-athletes
  • Create and direct all aspects of student-athlete development programming designed to enhance personal, leadership and professional skills
  • Enhance the well-being of student-athletes through group discussions, workshops and speakers designed to foster skill sets required to succeed personally and professionally
  • Develop relationships within the campus, among University alumni and the local community to encourage engagement and partnership opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
  • 7 to 10 years of progressive leadership experience in athletic administration
  • Extensive experience with NCAA rules and regulations, preferably at a NCAA Division I institution or conference office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong organizational skills
  • Ability to perform duties independently with a great degree of accuracy, meeting deadlines, and completing work under conditions of frequent interruptions and fluctuating workload.
  • Demonstrated experience in overseeing, organizing, maintaining and producing all required, accurate, up to date accounting records for NCAA auditors, finance area and accounting.
  • Proven leadership experience and ability
  • Experience with student-athlete development programming
  • Duty to interact professionally within the department, the campus and the national community

This position requires the ability to work nights and weekends as needed.


Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.




Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form.
Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.
Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Code: 2017-2298



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