NCAA jobs can offer you an exciting career opportunity with the National Collegiate Athletic Association. There are opening in both the national office, as well as in the NCAA Eligibility Center. These opportunities can help you advance your career and become an important part of a diverse team working hard to govern collegiate athletics and encourage standards for teams, players and institutions to live up to.
- Enforcement. An enforcement position with the NCAA includes working within the enforcement program. The purpose of this program is to enforce rules and standards setup by the NCAA. By imposing penalties on those that incur violations, members of the enforcement team help to reduce the total number of violations in collegiate athletics. Evaluative, analytical, leadership and communication skills are essential.
- Academic and Membership Affairs. Jobs within Academic and Membership Affairs with NCAA are in the field of regulatory compliance. Development and governance are the key roles of this area of the NCAA. As a part of this team, you will need knowledge of academic and legislative positions in collegiate athletics, as well as the ability to be a strong member of a supportive team environment. Analytical, interpretive and research skills are all important in this NCAA job.
- Executive Assistant. Executive assistance can work within any department or program of the NCAA. The role of an executive assistance is to support the department or program by providing administrative support. Assistants need to develop in depth knowledge of the NCAA and how the organization functions. Generally, at least three years of experience in this field is required to work as an executive assistance for the NCAA.
- Presidential Office. At the NCAA, there are also opportunities to work as a vital member of the support staff within the office of the organization’s president. The team in the presidential office can be responsible for making key decisions about how the organization is run, how new announcements are made and how violations are handled amongst collegiate athletic departments, divisions and institutions. This can be a particularly exciting department to work in, but you must have strong leadership experience and an even stronger work ethic.