Functional Title: Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance
Classification: Salaried - Exempt
Reports To: Director of Athletics
Primary Function: Direct, develop, and oversee the institution’s comprehensive athletics compliance program
- Oversee and ensure departmental compliance with all NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and policies.
- Be knowledgeable and current with all applicable NCAA, conference, and departmental rules and regulations. Provide written updates and interpretations of current, new, and proposed NCAA/conference rules and regulations.
- Develop and implement systems and procedures to ensure compliance and monitoring of all NCAA and conference rules.
- Develop and coordinate pro-active a comprehensive rules education program for prospective student-athletes, enrolled student-athletes, coaches, faculty, staff, boosters, and other university constituents.
- Identify and investigate potential NCAA and/or Lone Star Conference rules violations in accordance with departmental and university policy and report them accordingly.
- Coordinate student-athlete eligibility certification in conjunction with the Faculty Athletics Representative Office of the Registrar and communicate eligibility information to the appropriate coaches.
- Work with the Office of Financial Aid to monitor sport financial aid limitations and departmental scholarship budgets.
- Coordinate the preparation and submission of Eligibility Lists and Financial Aid Forms as required by the NCAA and Lone Star Conference.
- Provide information for and/or prepare reports for documentation submitted TO the NCAA and conference to include, but not limited to waivers, violations, revenue distribution, sport sponsorship and demographics, equity in athletics disclosure act, and APR/graduation rates.
- Disseminate important compliance related information/materials from the department, conference, and NCAA to necessary staff members
- Participate in ongoing professional development by attending conference compliance meetings, NCAA Regional Rules Seminars and/or NAAC conferences.
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
- Commitment to the institution’s mission and vision
- Strong managerial and organizational skills
- Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work with students, faculty, and staff in a professional manner
- Strong ability to multitask and problem solve
- Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment
- Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
- Proficiency in a variety of computer applications
- Willingness to undertake innovative approaches
- Ability to develop positive relationships with a diverse student and staff population
- Ability to perform well under stressful conditions
- Ability to listen critically
- Ability to travel as required
- Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
- Multiple years of experience working within athletics in a 4-year collegiate environment
While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee will be required to do the following:
- Walk a long distance around campus and in buildings.
- Required to regularly sit and stand.
- Frequently use wrist, hands and/or fingers to make small repetitive movements such as typing, distributing mail and picking up small objects.
- Ability to talk frequently to convey detailed and/or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly.
- Be able to hear average or normal conversations and receive verbal information.
- Lift packages and/or move heavy objects, 50+lbs.
All applicants should submit a resume, and letter of interest to email@example.com.