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Director of Compliance

Apply now Department: 3670001110 K-State Athletics Inc (Agcy)
Job no: 516847
Employment type: Athletics
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Executive / Director / Management, Athletics
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for an DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE, which is a full-time, salaried, benefits-eligible position.

An example of job duties includes but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and monitor NCAA bylaw 15 legislation including monitoring team and individual scholarship limits, overseeing book scholarship program, coordinating scholarship stipends, assisting with the administration of performance table and providing sport staffs with scholarship projections.
  •  Prepare rules education materials and presentations to deliver via various mediums including in-person meetings, Zoom, electronically, etc., to coaches and staff, student-athletes, and other individuals as necessary.
  • Coordinate the NLI program, prepare financial aid agreements and oversee renewal/nonrenewal/cancellation of aid process.
  • Assist with monitoring NCAA bylaw 11 including coaching staff designations and certifications.

Why Join Us:

K-State Athletics is a proud member of the Big 12 Conference, and we are looking for someone who is passionate about collegiate athletics compliance and wants to become a member of our staff to help advance our compliance office through hard work, knowledge, and dedication.

Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-Stat, our supporters and each other.

For more information on K-State Athletics, please visit

For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit

The 2021 annual survey by Forbes magazine, "America's Best Employers by State List", finds Kansas State University rates among the Top 3 employers in the state and is the best university employer in Kansas.

Manhattan was ranked # 19 in "Best Small Cities (under 75,000 population) in the U.S. by for Quality of Life, Economic Health, and Affordability while named Manhattan the #1 College Town in America in 2018.  K-State Athletics is also a proud member of the Big 12 Conference.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree at time of application; 
  • One year of full-time experience working in college athletics;
  • Experience using LSDBi and RSRO, and other applicable NCAA programs and computer software;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advance Degree (Master’s or Doctorate)
  • Experience working with NCAA bylaws 11 and 15
  • Experience working in NCAA compliance
  • Experience working in compliance at a NCAA Division 1 institution

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment; 
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make independent, informed and decisive decisions in a demanding environment

This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.

How to Apply:

To be considered for the position, please complete the online application and submit/upload:

  1. Cover letter indicating your qualifications for the position, and
  2. Resume with three professional references that includes contact information (name, title, phone number and email address)

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled



  • Excellent medical, dental and vision health plans
  • Very competitive retirement plan -- no vesting period!
  • Generous earned vacation and sick leave plans
  • Parental leave plan
  • Employer paid term life insurance
  • Employer paid accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Employer paid long term disability insurance
  • Paid KSU designated holidays

K-State Athletics Local Agency Employee Benefits Information:

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.  If position is in development, business office or ticket office, the background screen will include a credit check.

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