The Director of Compliance directly manages the NCAA, conference, and institutional athletics compliance program for designated teams, departments, and other constituents of the University. Assists with the development of a comprehensive compliance program including rules education for student-athletes, coaches and administrators. Serves as the Athletics Compliance Office liaison to various campus constituents. Serves as an official representative of the University at institutional, conference and NCAA meetings as requested. Performs additional duties as requested by supervisor.
- Provides rules interpretation to University community - Produce, publish and distribute rules education materials - Assist with monitoring of recruiting activities and maintenance of recruiting logs - Investigate and process secondary violations - Assist with eligibility certification process for new and continuing student-athletes - Provide compliance related liaison support to campus constituents - Assist with roster management, assist in preparation of standard NCAA and institutional reports - Attend NCAA, Conference or Compliance Related Meetings/Seminars/Conference - Perform other duties as requested by immediate supervisor - Some evening and/or weekend work is required in consideration of athletics compliance-related duties at athletics department practices, competitions and other events - Some travel is required on occasion in conjunction with athletics department events and competitions, and meetings, conferences, and seminars.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of work experience in athletics compliance, which includes experience implementing/managing an NCAA athletics compliance program, is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidate must demonstrate strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to forge strong working relationships and manage interests of multiple stakeholders. Must also demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing. Strong presentation skills with the ability to present clear and accurate information when conducting training for various groups is essential.
Candidate must possess strong problem solving skills with the ability to identify need for corrective action and develop alternatives.Must also possess strong analytical skills to identify and assess facts and determine outcomes. A strong commitment to confidentiality is essential, as this position will be required to handle confidential and sensitive information.
Candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to integrity, professionalism and ethical behavior in regards to adherence to NCAA and University rules and regulations. Must also have a strong focus on attention to detail. Working knowledge of NCAA Division I manual essential.
Experience with NCAA databases and websites (e.g., LSDBi, Compliance Assistant, Requests/Self-Reports Online).
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