Executive, Executive - Associate Athletics Director
The Mulerider Athletics Department at Southern Arkansas University is seeking an Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance.
Duties: Certify eligibility for all sports; monitor coaches’ activities relative to rules compliance; interact with departmental staff members and coaches to ensure compliance with NCAA rules and regulations; serve as a liaison between SAU coaches and the NCAA Legislative Services, NCAA Eligibility Center, Admissions Office, and Registrar’s Office; collect and monitor CARA logs weekly from each head coach of their respective sport; maintain Declaration of Playing Season Forms from all sports; work synonymously with the Associate Director of Athletics for internal Operations to organize and conduct continuing rules education programming regarding NCAA and Great American Conference rules with coaches; compile and maintain the LSDBi and CAi programs; generate and receive transfer request forms and permission to contact forms for outgoing and incoming student-athletes; prepare and submit appeals and waivers, including medical hardship eligibility requests; act as the liaison between coaches, NCAA, GAC, and the University regarding all compliance and eligibility issues; report all violations of rules to the Associate Director of Athletics for Internal Operations and Director of Athletics for investigation/review; evening and weekend duties required; some travel requited and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred. Collegiate experience preferred; proven ability to lead and manage people; possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrate ability and success in NCAA rules knowledge and management. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information of five (5) references to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. AA/EOE. Non-listed references may be contacted.
About Southern Arkansas University
Southern Arkansas University is a comprehensive regional university located in Magnolia, Arkansas. Southern Arkansas University provides quality four-year undergraduate programs offering 48 baccalaureate degrees, five associate degrees, in addition to selected master’s degrees. Other important information, including the university catalog, is available at the university website: www.saumag.edu.
Southern Arkansas University is a member of the Great American Conference, NCAA Division II, with men’s competition in football, basketball, track, baseball, golf, and cross-country. Women’s competition includes programs in basketball, softball, volleyball, tennis, golf, cross-country, and track.