CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.
- Robert Greim was hired as Southeast Missouri's Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance and Eligibility.
Greim, who spent the last 12 years, including eight as Director of Compliance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, is an active member of the National Association for Athletics Compliance (NAAC). A highly-regarded thought-leader in national policy discussions, he has presented multiple times at national conventions, is a past participant in the NCAA Regional Rules Seminar Advanced Track Program, is a recipient of N4A's Shining Star Award and currently serves on the Division I Eligibility Center Advisory Group. Greim has authored articles published in Inside Higher Ed, The Journal of NCAA Compliance, and Legal Issues in College Athletics as well as two book chapters.
Greim, who recently completed his dissertation related to student-athlete perception of social justice issues within major college athletics, has over 22 years of experience working behind the scenes of Division I athletics. He began his career working on the football staff and Athletics Academic Support staff at Football Championship Subdivision Missouri State and later accepted a position as Assistant Director of Academic Support Services at Football Bowl Subdivision Wyoming under Eric Brey.
After that, Greim moved to UMKC, where he became the Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Services. In his academic-related capacities, Greim served as SAAC advisor, tutor coordinator, Life Skills coordinator, and taught First-Year Experience courses. He transitioned from Academic Support to Compliance in 2008, working under NCAA pioneer Janet Justus, then serving as the chief compliance officer since 2014.
Greim earned a bachelor of science degree in secondary education history in 2000 and a master of science degree in administrative studies in 2002, both from Missouri State. He completed his doctorate in Higher Education Administration at UMKC in 2016.
Greim and his wife, Jill, along with their daughter, Charlie, and son, Bridger, reside in Jackson.