Assistant Director of Compliance

Brown University

Job Description:

Brown University Athletics is currently seeking candidates for the Assistant Director of Compliance position.  Located in Providence, Rhode Island, and a member of the Ivy League, our intercollegiate athletics program consists of 34 varsity teams with approximately 1,000 athletes who participate within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA-D1).

Under general supervision of the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance, the position is responsible for University compliance with NCAA, Ivy League, and Brown University regulations. Job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work in all aspects of NCAA and Ivy League compliance activities, including roster management, rule interpretations, compliance systems formulation and monitoring, waivers, reinstatement requests and rules education.
  • Monitor the recruiting process to identify and prevent violations.
  • Monitor practice and playing seasons and other countable athletically related activities (CARA), including monthly practice logs and the Ivy League’s 49-day rest period legislation.
  • Manage the collection, review and tracking of eligibility paperwork and other forms used to monitor the eligibility of student-athletes.

Entry into the candidate pool requires the following:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two to three years of work experience in athletic administration and compliance administration


  • Strong organizational skills
  • Written and oral communication and computer skills needed.
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Ability to react quickly, shift priorities when needed and to work in a deadline-driven environment, to manage multiple priorities, and work with sometimes constant interruptions.

All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA and Ivy League rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the appropriate parties.  Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test, maintain current AED/CPR & First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Division), and attend all required divisional and/or NCAA training/education programs.

Background Check – Criminal, Education, DMV

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

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Job Posting Title:
Assistant Director of Compliance

Athletics and Recreation

Grade 9

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Time Type:
Full time

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Position Work Location:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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