As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years.Intercollegiate Athletics has an outstanding opportunity for an Assistant Director - Eligibility and Monitoring (Counseling Services Coordinator).Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions in competition and in the classroom. We exist to enrich the lives of students to positively impact our community and world for generations to come. Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. With over 650 student-athletes competing throughout UW's 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to a leading-edge student-athlete experience, and offering student-athletes the ability to compete for NCAA, IRA, and Pac-12 championships while working toward a degree from one of the world's leading public research universities.This position reports to the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance. RESPONSIBILITIESEligibility: Assist in processing initial, transfer and continuing eligibility for assigned sports. Evaluate prospective student-athlete initial academic and amateurism eligibility (e.g. transcripts and amateurism questionnaires). Serve as a contact with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Initial Eligibility Center and UW admissions office. Monitoring: Independently monitor and create policy and procedures for multiple areas of compliance. Those areas include Bylaw 17 (e.g. season declarations and CARA), Personnel (e.g. coaching limits and non-coaching personnel involved in coaching activities, etc.), Amateurism (prize money, outside competition, etc.) and student-athlete employment.Amateurism Eligibility: Monitor incoming and continuing student-athlete amateurism. Responsible for NCAA and Pac-12 rules interpretations regarding amateurism. Counsel students and coaches regarding amateurism situations. Provide accurate interpretive information regarding amateurism. Write waivers regarding amateurism as needed.Education: Independently create educational materials and organize in-person educational sessions for assigned sports. Responsible for creating a timeline for educational efforts, provide timely materials and document these activities. Work closely with other athletic department staff members and outside entities with regards to compliance in the areas listed above such as the parking department, ticket office, business office, and on-campus food services.This position requires highly specialized knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations and how they integrate with institutional guidelines. Must be able to identify and resolve problems and issues in a timely manner using independent judgment and decision-making abilities. Assist with NCAA and Pac-12 rules interpretations. Assist in providing rules education for coaches, student-athletes, administrators and representatives of athletics interests. Work directly with ICA staff, coaches and student-athletes to promote a positive compliance environment maintaining compliance with University, Pacific-12 Conference, and NCAA regulations and federal and state law.Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Pacific-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University. The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations. As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.REQUIREMENTSBachelor's degree and 3-4 years of related working experience. Applicant must have a working knowledge of NCAA regulations, NCAA Legislative Services Database and the NCAA Eligibility Center. Must have strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to assume a variety of independent responsibilities and tasks assigned. Individual must be able to work under pressure in a busy and diverse environment handling confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner. Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail and to prioritize and complete several tasks and meet deadlines. Must have a working knowledge of Word, Excel and database applications.DESIRABLEPost-graduate degree. Website programming skills.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTApplication Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.