Associate Executive Director for Compliance and Governance

Requisition # 2020-11615
Date Posted 3 weeks ago(3/11/2020 4:41 PM)
Council of Ivy Grp Presidents
Full-Time / Part-Time


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The Ivy League, a Division I athletics conference office founded in 1954 and located in Princeton, N.J., seeks applications for the position of Associate Executive Director for Compliance and Governance. The Ivy League utilizes Princeton University's Human Resources.


The Ivy League Associate Executive Director for Compliance and Governance serves as a member of the conference office senior management team, and manages the compliance and governance functions of the Ivy League conference office, including educating member institutions on NCAA and Ivy League regulations, processing rules violations, directing the legislative processes, and advising senior athletics department personnel from the eight Ivy League institutions regarding complex rules interpretations and confidential situations.


• Manage the conference’s NCAA and Ivy League compliance program, supporting Ivy League institutions in their responsibilities to understand and comply with NCAA and Ivy League rules and regulations
• Direct a comprehensive NCAA and Ivy League rules education program, including conducting regular meetings of the Ivy League compliance directors
• Provide advice and counsel to Ivy League compliance directors and other senior athletic department staff members in interpreting Ivy League and NCAA rules, and investigating and processing rules violations

• Oversee processing of all conference violations and waivers

• Manage and maintain electronic and paper records including interactive Filemaker databases


• Oversee the Ivy League legislative process and production of the Ivy League Manual

• Manage the activities of the Ivy League Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and the Faculty Athletics Representatives
• Prepare materials and reports and present at meetings of the Ivy League Policy Committee, Committee on Administration, and various coach and ad hoc committees

• Serve as a liaison to several Ivy League coach groups


• Coordinate Ivy League participation in NCAA governance matters, including preparing Ivy League representatives in the NCAA governance structure for meetings and votes, gathering feedback and recommending Ivy League positions on NCAA legislation
• Manage the Ivy League nominations process for NCAA committees
• Serve on NCAA committees within the NCAA governance structure, representing Ivy League interests

• Track NCAA governance matters for reporting to various Ivy League committees, and provide Ivy League feedback to the NCAA



• Serve as a member of the Ivy League office senior management team

• Manage, develop, and direct the work of the Assistant Executive Director for Compliance and Governance

• Participate in staff meetings and assist with special projects as needed
• Manage Ivy League championship and playoff events as needed



8-10 years of professional experience working in college athletics, with expertise in NCAA Division I compliance and governance. Ability to work with limited direction and supervision, and to manage, direct and develop staff members. Bachelor’s degree required, Master's degree preferred.  Excellent organizational, interpersonal, writing and communication skills are essential. Proficient in use of technology, including Microsoft Office and internet communication tools is preferred. Must be enthusiastic to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and willing to work select nights and weekends.



Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

ADM, 070

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver’s License Required



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